Blood Moon Over the Branch

At Hamilton Branch State Park

Come out and view the first Lunar Eclipse of 2019! Bring your camping chairs and watch as the moon turns red and disappears before your eyes! A telescope will be setup by park staff for your viewing pleasure. We encourage you to bring a camera and tripod to capture this event. Event subject to cancellation due to inclement weather.


  • January 20, 2019 - January 21, 2019
  • Event Hours

    We will be available starting at 9pm. At 10:34pm the partial eclipse starts, and from 11:40pm-12:44am the total lunar eclipse ("bloodmoon") will be viewable as long as the weather is clear.

    What to Bring

    Camera, personal telescope if you have one, flashlight for safe walking in the dark, and dress for the weather.

    Meeting Place

    Call the park office for specific location.