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Grasslands National Park, East Block

Poverty Ridge is close to the entrance of the park. It is a ridge overlooking some badlands. “The horizons are awesome. You can see 30 or 40 miles in all directions. Light pollution is minimal. You can see about 10 farm lights in the distance and one town in eastern Montana. It is at about…read more »

Poverty Ridge is close to the entrance of the park. It is a ridge overlooking some badlands. “The horizons are awesome. You can see 30 or 40 miles in all directions. Light pollution is minimal. You can see about 10 farm lights in the distance and one town in eastern Montana. It is at about 2,500 feet altitude so that helps with seeing. The climate is semiarid so the chances of clear skies are reasonably good.”

Deborah Byrd

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