Total Lunar Eclipse

4/14/2014 to 4/15/2014 | Montauk State Park | Salem, MO

Meet in the field by campsite 401 for this unique opportunity to see a total Lunar Eclipse. The eclipse will start at 11:52 p.m. on April 14 and the moon will not totally emerge from the eclipse until more than 3 1/2 hours later in the early hours of April 15. A telescope will be set up and you will also be able to view Jupiter, Mars and Saturn in the night sky. Bring a jacket and a comfortable chair or blanket to watch this exciting event in one of the darkest skies in Missouri. The event is family friendly, free and no reservations are needed.

Event times: 11:30 p.m. - 2 a.m.

345 County Road 6670, Salem, MO | (573) 548-2201

Associated activities

  • Interpretive Programs