Astronomy Program at Mt. Pisgah

Head in the clouds?  Want to see stars?  Mt. Pisgah’s next Astronomy Program will be held on Friday, Aug. 18.  

Visit Mt. Pisgah State Park and join two popular amateur astronomers, Cyn and Mark, at the Lakeside Pavilion area with their telescopes, weather permitting (rain date, next evening). The program will begin approximately at 8:30 p.m. when the sky is dark enough for observing. 

Feel free to arrive early to visit and talk astronomy. Bring your binoculars if you have them. With only a limited amount of space available, participants must pre-register by Aug. 16 by calling the Park Office at (570) 297-2734 or by sending an email to

Mt. Pisgah State Park is located three miles off Route 6 between Troy and Towanda. The park is open daily from sunrise to sunset for picnics, hiking, fishing, boating and other environmentally related activities. In addition to scheduled programs, group programming can also be arranged. 

Mt. Pisgah’s DCNR website is frequently updated with current Park Advisories and Park Events, in addition to information about the Park’s Recreation, History, How to Get Involved, Nearby Attractions, Maps and How to Find Us.  

For more information, contact the Park Office at (570) 297-2734, e-mail to or visit

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