See the Stars Near Denver

Trade City Lights for Shimmering Skies

Travel away from city light pollution by taking a short drive up I-70 to witness Colorado’s brightest stars. And with most areas in Clear Creek County honoring the Dark Sky policy, this is the ideal place to spot a shooting star or even gaze into the awe-inspiring Milky Way.

Cool clouds with sunlight alongside a beautiful night sky in Colorado.
oveland Pass at night, in winter, radiating with stars. The lights of cars driving on the highway also illuminate this striking image.

The Stars Look Different Here

Wondering where to see stars in Colorado? Clear Creek County is home to several high-mountain passes, including Guanella Pass Scenic and Historic Byway and Mount Blue Sky Scenic and Historic Byway. Camping in these areas will reveal beautiful night sky views that shouldn’t be missed.

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