IDA-Accredited Dark Sky Places

[designated through rigorous accreditation process by the IDA (International Dark-Sky Association)]

 * =  in application process


  Glacier National Park


Yellowstone National Park*

Grand Teton National Park* 

Devil's Tower National Monument*


Craters of the Moon National Monument

Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve

City of Ketchum Dark Sky Community

City of Stanley Dark Sky Community*

City of Sun Valley Dark Sky Community*


Mesa Verde National Park*

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Canyon of the Ancients National Monument*

Salinas Pueblo Mission National Monument


Arches National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park*

Capitol Reef National Park

Canyonlands National Park

Zion National Park*

Cedar Breaks National Monument

Dinosaur National Monument

Rainbow Bridge National Monument

Hovenweep National Monument

Natural Bridges National Monument

Timpanogos Cave National Monument*

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area*

Utah State Parks

Antelope Island State Park

Bear Lake State Park*

Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park*

Dead Horse Point State Park

Deer Creek State Park*

East Canyon State Park*

Fremont Indian State Park*

Goblin Valley State Park

Goosenecks State Park*

Gunlock State Park*

Jordanelle State Park*

Red Fleet State Park*

Rockport State Park*

Steinaker State Park*

Quail Creek State Park*

County Park: North Fork Park (Weber County)

Torrey - Dark Sky Community (near Capitol Reef National Park)

Helper - Dark Sky Community*

Springdale - Dark Sky Community (near Zion National Park)*

Ivins - Dark Sky Community (near Zion National Park)*


Grand Canyon National Park (provisional)

Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument

Kaibab Paiute Dark Sky Nation

Pipe Organ Cactus National Monument

Flagstaff Area National Monument

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Oracle State Park

Red Rock State Park

Big Park/Oak Creek Dark Sky Community

Flagstaff Dark Sky Community

Fountain Hills Dark Sky Community

Sedona Dark Sky Community

New Mexico

Mesa Verde National Park*

Canyons of the Ancients National Monument*

Capulin Volcano National Monument

Chaco Canyon National Historical Park

Cosmic Campground