stargazing at manning park resort
Upcoming Dark Sky Events
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Enjoy this special Dark Sky Event in Manning Park’s true Alpine wilderness. Join our experienced guide for a 2-hour snowshoe adventure under the stars. You will trek placidly among the snow-covered trees in beautiful E.C. Manning Park, followed by a delicious chocolate fondue in the forest. This magical evening is not to be missed! Minimum age for evening excursion is 10 years. Under 18 yrs old must be accompanied by an adult.Find out more »
Come watch the Torchlight Parade at the Alpine ski area at Manning Park Resort. Gather together to watch Santa and his elves skiing and boarding down the hill, all lit up with flares in a spectacular display. Bring your hanging lantern to display and enjoy free hot chocolate and some caroling around the fire. Get in line to meet Santa on his snow throne after the parade. He will be taking last minute requests for Christmas presents before he heads…Find out more »
Enjoy a Christmas tradition in Manning Park’s true Alpine wilderness. Experience snowshoeing after dark with our Moonlight Guided Snowshoe Tour. Join our experienced guides for a 2 hour snowshoe adventure under the stars. Work off the Christmas turkey by trekking through powder christened pines across snow crested fields. Return to the Nordic Centre later for a hot drink.Find out more »
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Dark Sky FAQ
Learn what to expect and how to prepare for Manning Park Dark Sky viewing.
Camping: Camping is available in the following locations:
-Lone Duck 1: $13/night First Come, First Serve (FCFS) camping
-Headwaters Horse Corral: $25/night for FCFS with access to the Loon Lagoon
-Lightning Lake Day Use area: $13/night for self-contained units for FCFS Camping (no campfires permitted)
-Full hookup RV sites at Sunshine Valley RV Resort, reservations available. Please see website for prices.
Sunshine Valley RV Resort & Cabins offers full hook-up RV sites, and 10 full-service cabins available for rental just 30 minutes west of Manning Park. These one or two-bedroom mountain-style cabins are fully contained and furnished, with power, wood stove, plumbing, and full kitchen. The Resort features indoor and outdoor heated pools and hot tubs, an onsite General Store, liquor sales, fire pits, a fitness centre, and a recreation hall.
Do you have a question about dark sky viewing in Manning Park, or our astronomy weekend? Ask us and we will add your question to our FAQ.