Looking for amazing places to look up at the stars here in Upstate New York in the Utica, Rome, and Syracuse areas? You have plenty of amazing spots to choose from.

This story was inspired by a growing list on Reddit asking about star gazing in Syracuse. Here's some of those top spots from that list:

Tinker Falls

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You can find Tinker Falls 20 miles South East of Syracuse. It's located between Fabius and Truxton, and Cortland County.

I always loved the hang gliding point up by tinker falls inside the Labrador hollow area. Day or night absolutely breathtaking."

Here's Directions

 

Southwick Beach

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Southwick Beach State Park is located in Henerson New York.

Since I love star gazing on the water, one my fave places ever is Southwick Beach. It feels like being on the ocean only better. Waves crashing, a billion stars on a clear night and cool sand between your toes."

Many recommend camping here for the night. Here's Directions.

 

Raquette Lake

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Raquette Lake has over 99 miles of shoreline, making it the largest natural lake in the Adirondacks. This area has some of the darkest skies on the entire east coast of America. Here's directions.

 

Chimney Bluffs State Park

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You can find Chimney Bluffs State Park in Wolcott. With checking out stars on the water, it's the perfect location to enjoy. The best part, it's only $5 to get in. Here's directions.

 

Selkirk Shores State Park

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Camp on the water at Selkirk Shores State Park and you'll love the beautiful stars over the water. You can find this state park in Pulaski. Here's directions.

15 New York State Observatories To View Space Like The James Webb

NASA and the James Webb Space Telescope have gotten the world excited about space once again. With breathtaking photos from space, it's safe to assume that we've all got a little bit of "Space Fever." Where can you look at stars across New York State? Where are the top observatories and places to view space?

If you're looking to look at the stars, these are some of the top places to sit back and relax from Earth to see them. We did the research for you, and we know these are open to the public. Here's a list of 15 observatories to check out:

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