Perseid Meteor Shower Viewing Little Jerusalem Badlands Friday August 13th, 2021
**Please Note: Emails are not checked on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Email confirmations of available space will be returned Fridays after 3pm.**
**AS OF TUESDAY JULY 27TH, ONLY 4 SPACES REMAIN FOR THE 9:30 METEOR PHOTO EXCURSION. PLEASE WAIT FOR EMAIL CONFIRMATION THAT THERE IS SPACE!**
Join us for an evening of sunset and meteor shower viewing at Little Jerusalem Badlands!
*Gate will remain open after sunset hours! Bring blankets, bug spray, lawn chairs, cameras, binoculars, and a picnic!
*For the off trail photography opportunities, please email to reserve a space!! Space is limited.
*Event #1: For an Off-Trail Sunset photo excursion opportunity, meet at The Ramada Overlook at 7:00pm. Sunset is at 8:40pm Space is limited! Please email to save a spot! Off Trail photo excursion will be 7-9pm. If you feel that you might need light to help navigate back to trailhead, Please bring a red light to navigate with. Moon will only be 28% illumination, so it could be dark if we dilly dally around too long! *Please note that this is NOT the traditional off trail hike. This is for strolling, relaxing, and catching the golden hour of sunset! Camera phones to fancy cameras are welcome!*
*Event #2: For a Meteor Shower Photo Excursion, meet at The Ramada Overlook at 9:30pm. Moon is only 28% illumination. So if we have clear skies, it should make for great opportunity for photos! We can plan to be off trail photographing meteors, rocks, and other cool night time things from about 9:30 to 11:30pm. Please bring red lights to navigate with. White lights will be allowed for light painting and focusing. Please warn group before you flash the bright lights! *Please note that this is NOT the traditional off trail hike. This is for strolling, relaxing, and catching the golden hour of sunset! Camera phones to fancy cameras are welcome! *Please note that this is NOT the traditional off trail hike. This is for strolling, observing, and setting up the tripods for long exposures!*
*During the Open Park Night, Access to parking lot, trails, overlooks, and grassy area north of parking lot for meteor viewing will be allowed. You may NOT be off trail without park staff present! No off trail access during the park night unless you are part of one of the photography events!!
*When you enter the parking lot, please be courteous of others enjoying the dark skies. Please remember to dim vehicle lights and/or turn the lights down to the day time running lamps if possible!
*Gate will officially close at 2:00 AM! No Camping allowed at Little Jerusalem!!
*$5 vehicle pass or annual vehicle pass is required! Permits can be purchased on site at the Self Pay station at the park entrance. There is no office! Exact cash or check only. Permits can also be purchased online at ksoutdoors.com. You MUST print the receipt to put in your window!
*Questions? Contact email@example.com
Lets all hope for CLEAR SKIES and awesome weather for the evening!!!