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Stargaze into the dark skies of Central Oregon

"It was fascinating looking at the stars and learning about them, the constellations, and planets. I liked having the sky chart and learning how to use it--very cool! Now I have developed a better informed appreciation for the dark night sky."


July 27, 2024 at 9:00PM


The Suttle Lodge 

Join Starshine for a tour of the brilliance of Central Oregon's incredible night sky!  You'll listen to an ancient story about the stars, locate constellations, find and learn about other interesting visible night sky objects, and look at visible planets through a 70mm beginners telescope (100 x's the human eye). Each participant will receive and learn how to use a sky map, specialized to the month of viewing. Tours are suited for all ages. 

Arrive early to register and get your drinks and snacks at Suttle Lodge's Skip Bar and bring them to the lawn!



$15/Kids ages 0-15; must be accompanied by an adult

10% off for groups of 12 or more with coupon code:  SUTTLESTARGROUP

You'll pay a nonrefundable deposit of $5/person to reserve a spot. Then you'll pay the balance in person with a credit card, cash, or venmo.

click here for cancellation policy

10% off for Suttle Lodge Registered Guests with coupon code:  LODGEGUESTDISCOUNT

"Our small group of Seniors enjoyed stargazing immensely and have shared our experience with others!"

Tour Details

Tours are approximately one hour long, and will begin soon after gathering, once all payments are processed and waivers collected. The guide will stay after the formal presentation to answer any questions. Please arrive up to 15mins early to process your payment/complete waivers. 

Where to meet

Check in will be near the parking lot next to the Big Lawn.  We'll stargaze, on the Big Lawn. If you're having trouble finding parking at the Lodge, go north to park at the Day Use Area. 

click here for a Suttle Lodge property map

What to Bring

  • warm layers

  • blanket to lay on or chairs to sit on

(It is highly recommended that those with limited mobility bring their own lawn chairs.)

  • curiosity and wonder!

Optional but encouraged

  • red light flashlight 

  • binoculars 

  • a sky viewing app on your phone, recommended is SkyView Lite--its free!

Learn About Your Guide

Check out Starshine's About Page to learn about your guide, Jennie Sharp. 

Liability Waiver

Please download and fill out the liability waiver linked here.  You can print and bring with you, or email to Printed waivers will also be available to sign on the day of the program. 

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Cancellation Policies

$5/person deposit is not refundable, even if a program cancels due to weather.

If a program cancels for a reason other than weather or civic mandates, your deposit will be refunded in full.

If you cancel your reservation 30 days or more in advance, your deposit will be refunded. Cancellations within 30 days, will not receive a refund, and are expected to pay in full. 

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