North Frontenac in Ontario, Canada has the darkest skies in southern Ontario, the making it a perfect place for stargazing. It has been designated as a dark sky preserve – a place kept free of artificial light pollution – by the International Dark Sky Association. The Dark Sky Preserve in North Frontenac is located near Plevna just two hours from Ottawa and New York State, and only four hours from Montreal and Toronto. “The observation pad is one of the best places for stargazing in the province.”
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