Moonlight Bike Rides and Stars

The York County Astronomical Society* (YCAS) is pleased to partner with the Sunset Scramblers for its September 21, 2019 bike ride, beginning at 7:30PM, and public StarWatch being held at Stump Park, 525 Days Mill Road, York, 17408 directly beside Brillhart Station along the York County Heritage Rail Trail.

Anyone wishing to join the Sunset Scramblers for the 8-mile bike ride must provide their own bicycle, light, water and helmet. Please note only non-motorized bicycles are permitted, e-bikes are not allowed. The ride will last approximately 1.5 hours.

Upon return to Brillhart Station, riders are invited to bring their telescopes and/or binoculars and join the members of YCAS in observing the planets Jupiter and Saturn, as well as a host of other celestial objects.

Light refreshments will be available. The program is free and open to the public, your generous donation will help us to continue to bring astronomical events to the York County and surrounding areas.

More information on this and other programs is available from York County Department of Parks and Recreation at (717) 840-7440 or

For more information on YCAS events, scheduling a private party star watch, directions to the observing site, or for general Society information please contact us at or leave a voice message after the recording at 717 759-9227 or visit our Facebook page



Formed in 1989, the non-profit York County Astronomical Society aims to promote interest, public education, and advancement of the science of astronomy. In addition to planetarium shows, the society presents regular public sky watches and astronomy classes.