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Coming Events

(Observatory is open to the public
ONLY for scheduled events).

 

Due to the fire emergency, RFO is postponing all of its currently scheduled events. 

For those of you that have purchased tickets to upcoming events, or have rented the observatory for a Private Event,
we'll contact you after the emergency
is over to reschedule. 

We appreciate the outpouring of concern we've received from the community,
and wish everyone well as we all
cope with the tragedy.


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Fill out our Star Party Visitor Survey
and enter to win a
Private Event for your group!

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RFO at night

Above: The Observatory at night. Photo by Mark Hillestad
Top right photo of Refractor Telescope by Jerry Telfer


 

Rent an
Observatory
?

Yes, you can!
Treat your family, friends,
or group of up to 50 people
to a night with the stars!

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Sugarloaf Ridge
State Park

"Team Sugarloaf" operates Sugarloaf Ridge,
including the campground. Five nonprofit organizations formed a unique partnership that has worked tirelessly to keep our park open.  

Partners are: Sonoma Ecology Center; United Camps, Conferences and Retreats; Valley of the Moon Natural History Association; Sonoma County Trails Council; and Valley of the Moon Observatory Association.  

With expertise in campground operations, ecological restoration, astronomy, trails management, and volunteer recruiting and training, Team Sugarloaf is creating new opportunities for Sugarloaf Ridge and its visitors.  Visit sugarloafpark.org for more information.

Come to stargaze and camp at Sugarloaf Ridge!