After three years of retrofitting lights, the national park will soon be certified by the International Dark Sky Association
Grand Canyon Will Soon Be a Dark Sky Park | Smart News | Smithsonian
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Tagged astronomy, dark sky, dark sky park, Grand Canyon, International Dark Sky Association, light pollution, nature, park, science, sky, stars |
In Gillette Castle in East Haddam, CT. This was used as a guest bedroom, and Helen Hayes stayed here as a young girl.
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Tagged architecture, bedroom, Blue Bedroom, building, castle, Connecticut, Gillette Castle, Gillette Castle State Park, guest bedroom, Helen Hayes, New England, park, state park, William Gillette |
At Gillette Castle State Park in East Haddam, CT.
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Tagged colors, Connecticut, flower, Gillette Castle, Gillette Castle State Park, green, lily, lily pond, nature, New England, park, photography, pond, scenic, state park, water, water lily |
In the conservatory of Gillette Castle at Gillette Castle State Park in East Haddam, CT.
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Tagged attraction, Connecticut, conservatory, decor, decoration, flora, Gillette Castle, Gillette Castle State Park, landmark, New England, park, plants, state park, William Gillette, wishing well |
A dog enduring the summer heat at Wickham Park in Manchester, CT.
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Tagged animal, canine, Connecticut, dog, green, heat, Manchester, New England, park, photography, summer, Wickham Park |
“Camp Adventure Park is a new and unique experience destination. A 900 meter treetop walk connected to a 45 meter tall observation tower creates a unique opportunity to take a walk above the treetops and experience the stunning nature of the preserved forest from another perspective. The tower and treetop walk is as a seamless continuous ramp that makes the forest accessible to all – regardless of their physical condition…”
Camp Adventure Park
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Tagged architecture, boardwalk, Camp Adventure Park, Copenhagen, Denmark, environment, green, nature, park, scenic |
Exotic domestic chicken (
Gallus gallus domesticus) at the Wickham Park Aviary in Manchester, CT. I’m not sure what the breed is.
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