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Great Camping Spots for Star Gazing
Image Gallery: National Parks
Image Gallery: National Parks

Camping in remote areas gives you the best chance to enjoy the stars. See more national park pictures.

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Campers love clear, starry skies. After all, that's part of the whole experience -- sitting around the campfire at night, inhaling the cool, fresh air, and pausing every now and then to admire a star-studded sky. Stargazing is actually considered one of the top activities for summer campers and RVers. Unfortunately, it's getting harder and harder to find campsites where you can really see a lot of stars, as more and more people inhabit the Earth and fill it with artificial lighting [source: Sibal].

But don't despair. There are still a fair number of such campsites left. The hitch is that they're mainly in remote locales. Not surprisingly, a lot of these out-of-the-way spots are tucked into national park systems all over the world, because that's where you find large tracts of undeveloped land (meaning little or no artificial lighting) [source: Sibal]. Following are 10 such spots, listed in no particular order. If you go, be prepared for the show of your lives.

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