For Enchanted Skies Star Parties hosted by Magdalena Chamber of Commerce
Where do the events take place?
The Dark Sky observing site is about 10-15 minute drive outside Magdalena, NM in the Cibola National Forest. All ticket holders will be provided with a map and GPS coordinates for this site at the time the ticket is purchased.
Where do I stay?
Click HERE for suggested accommodations in Magdalena. For those who want to RV or camp, dry camping at the Dark Sky site is another option. If you register on-line, please indicate if you need RV and/or tent sites.
Is Power Available?
Power is not available.
Is Potable Water Available?
Potable water is not available. Please bring your own!
Is food Available?
We are planning now for our food offering.
What do I wear?
Layers, layers, layers, hats and gloves. The elevation at Star Village in Magdalena is near 7,000 feet above sea level. The Magdalena Ridge Observatory is at 10,600 feet. It will be cold at night at this time of year! Come prepared!
May I leave my equipment set up at my campsite and will it be safe?
You are responsible for your equipment. However, there will be hosts at the Dark Sky site at all times.
What about restrooms?
Porta Potties will be available at the Dark Sky site.
Are showers available?
ESSP has arranged a room at the Magdalena Hall Hotel where ALL 4 DAY registrants can shower. Click HERE to see details and directions.
Are there any camera restrictions?
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