Welcome to Bays Mountain Park!

Bays Mountain Park, located in beautiful Kingsport, Tennessee, is a 3,550-acre nature preserve and the largest city-owned park in the state of Tennessee.  Offering a variety of features, visitors to Bays Mountain Park can enjoy a picturesque 44-acre lake, a Nature Center  with a  state-of-the-art  Planetarium TheaterAnimal Habitats featuring wolves, bobcats, raptors and reptiles, and an Adventure Ropes Course complete with a 300-ft. zip line.  Outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of the park’s 38 miles of trails for hiking, running, sight-seeing, exploration and mountain biking.

This website offers a great deal of information for planning your trip to Bays Mountain Park.  Check out our interactive program schedule, downloadable park maps, and even planetarium show videos.

Tennessee’s Largest City-Owned Park

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History buffs will enjoy reading our extensive Park History featuring photographs from the early 1900s.

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We even have an extensive photo gallery featuring professional landscape and wildlife photography from Tennessee’s largest city-owned park!

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