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Full Moon UFO Camping Party on the Cosmic Highway

Join us under the full moon to kick off October with a night of camping, pizza, glow-in-the-dark space punch, alien costume contests, extraterrestrial movie trivia with prizes, and an exclusive tour of the UFO Watchtower.

With UFO sightings dating back to the 1600s, catching a flying saucer beaming around the "Cosmic Highway" of the San Luis Valley isn't all that uncommon — especially if you're camping out at a UFO Watchtower built next to two vortexes. 
Judy Messoline, who first moved to Colorado in 1995 to raise cattle, developed a curiosity for the countless UFO stories told to her by locals. She eventually abandoned the cattle ranch, and in 2000, she built a 10-foot-tall UFO Watchtower for up to 60 people to gather on and watch the sky. 
Join us for an exclusive tour of the watchtower with Judy and then stick around for a night of camping, pizza, glow-in-the-dark space punch, alien costume contests, and extraterrestrial movie trivia with prizes.


  • Located 2¹/² miles N. of Hooper, CO on HWY 17. GPS may lead you astray.
  • This event is NOT in Denver.
  • Ticket price includes food and drink (while supplies last). 21+ valid ID for drinking.
  • Guests should come prepared for camping overnight (tent, sleeping bag, headlamp, water, etc.). Temperatures can drop below freezing at night - be prepared!
  • Guests must obey all camping rules.
  • Guests with allergies should exercise discretion around provided food and drink.
  • Event will run rain or shine. Bring comfortable walking/hiking shoes and warm/waterproof layers.
  • This event is appropriate for ages 18 and up. Children must be supervised by a parent or guardian.
  • This event may have limited accessibility. Please contact james.oneill@atlasobscura.com with any accessibility questions.

Questions? Contact james.oneill@atlasobscura.com

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