BILLINGS – Pictograph Cave State Park, in partnership with the Yellowstone Valley Astronomy Association (YVAA), is hosting a night sky viewing event at the park this Saturday, July 15, from 8:30 to around 11 p.m. The is open to the public and free to attend, but the regular $8 state park entrance fee will apply for nonresident vehicles. There is no entrance fee for Montana residents at state parks.

YVAA club members will share their knowledge of the south-central Montana sky and provide telescopes and other viewing instruments to observe stars, planets and celestial bodies.

This event will be held in the park’s parking area. Broader access to the park will not be available during the event, including trails. Reservations are not required. This event will be outside, so please dress appropriately.

Pictograph Cave State Park is located just outside of Billings at 3401 Coburn Road.


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