Highland Road Park Observatory
A Remote Control Astronomical Observatory for Education and Recreation in Louisiana. Highland Road Observatory provides the public an opportunity to explore the world of astronomy and space science and to make that exploration a meaningful and interactive experience.
The Highland Road Park Observatory, brought to the public by BREC, LSU's Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Baton Rouge Astronomical Society, is located on the south side of BREC's Highland Road Park. The observatory houses a state-of-the-art 20-inch reflecting telescope, which has been used to discover over 50 asteroids, and an all accessible 16-inch reflecting telescope.