Sky & Star Party at Mount St. Helens


Sky & Star Party Dates for 2024

Saturday, August 3, 2024, 3:00 PM - 11:55 PM
Saturday, August 3, 2024, 3:00 PM - Sunday, August 4, 2024, 11:00 AM

What is Sky & Star Party?

The Mount St. Helens Institute is excited to team up with Rose City Astronomers and Friends of Galileo to bring you the return of our  Sky and Star Party. 

Sky & Star Party Mount St. Helens is an astronomical adventure with Rose City Astronomers and Friends of Galileo. Tent and RV sites on Coldwater Ridge are available; both are rustic without hookups and have incredible views. Tickets include tent/RV site with a view and an amazing dark star-filled sky, delicious meals (dinner & dessert Saturday, and breakfast Sunday), crafts, solar viewing, presentations, a constellation walk, and night sky viewing.

Who is it for?

Everyone! All ages are welcome. Youth must be accompanied by an adult

What's included?

  • Campsite for you and your crew
  • Delicious meals (dinner & dessert Saturday and breakfast Sunday)
  • Access to crafts, solar viewing, presentations, constellation walk, and night sky viewing.

What do I need to bring?

  • Snacks
  • Camping gear, including your tent or RV
  • Your sense of wonder
  • Our suggested packing list


Do you still have questions?

Email or call (360) 449-7883.

Additional Information

Mount St. Helens Institute operates under a special use permit from the US Forest Service and is honored to work on the Traditional Cultural Property, ancestral and present day lands of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe and the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation. Mount St. Helens Institute is an equal opportunity provider. 

Milky Way photo courtesy of Juan Aguiler.

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