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Torrance Barrens Dark-Sky Preserve

10 locals recommend
Location
Gravenhurst, ON P0C 1M0

Tips from locals

Jason
Jason
August 20, 2019
Torrance Barrens Conservation Area was designated as the world’s first permanent Dark Sky Reserve. The 4,700-acres of Crown land is bedrock and wetlands, with trees and bushes that are stunted in height. For star-gazers this means a spectacular 360 degree view of the night sky, unhampered by light…
Lighthouse
Lighthouse
June 24, 2019
Nothing compares with stargazing into a clear night sky. The Torrance Barrens is a designated dark area located off highway 169 between Gravenhurst and Bala. Aimed at star gazers and astronomers alike, there is no light pollution here to help you look into the celestial night. It's really quite a…
Victoria
Victoria
January 20, 2019
Amazing to see the stars and northern lights! 15 mins away.