Join fellow night sky enthusiasts at Astotin Lake after dark! Elk Island National Park is a member of the Beaver Hills Dark Sky Preserve and is a perfect place to experience the stars and planets above. Because the earth is constantly rotating, the night sky changes throughout the year.

Gateway to the Stars

Experience the wonder of Elk Island’s night sky. In the heart of the Beaver Hills Dark Sky Preserve, escape the city to gaze upon the countless stars in our galaxy and learn to navigate from one constellation to the next. Campfire and a friendly park interpreter are included.

Dates: Fridays and Saturdays
September 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 || October 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22
Time: 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Cost: See prices, plus valid park pass
Register: 780-992-2965 or email interp.elkisland@pc.gc.ca Registration is required.


Snowshoe and Stargaze

Check back in the Fall 2022 for more information!