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Welcome to the Quiet Zone


General Information
  • On-site meals available for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.  Breakfast (cold, with coffee/tea) served in the Old Tour Center.  Fresh lunch and snack items available all day from the Starlight Cafe.  Buffet-style dinner served each night by the concert venue.
  • No individual fires or glass containers permitted.
  • Phone cards recommended (cell phones don't work here).
  • Computer access available is absolutely needed.
  • No electronic use, or wireless device use permitted in campground... it is too close to our telescopes! (This means no bike computers, heart rate  monitors, generators, etc.)
Camping at the Green Bank Observatory
  • Free for first 400 registrants.
  • Includes shower/restroom access
  • Limited number of electrical hook ups for RV campers are available by reservation.  These spots are on a paved parking lot where electronic use is permitted (just no wireless devices are permitted). Requests are made on the registration form.


Maps/site overview

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155 Observatory Road, Green Bank, WV 24944


E mail:

Tel: 304-456-2150



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