--> Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium | Kingsport, TN

Low Ropes Course

The low course elements are open to the public at no additional charge with normal park admission.  Each of the course elements features an instructional sign for how to complete the activity.

For those wishing a guided, team-building activity (minimum of 8) please, contact us for more information and to make a reservation.  along with a modest fee is required.

Course Elements

Bear Run Low Course Element


Bear Run



The objective of this element is for the group to balance all together on a log and then half of the group must switch ends with the other half.


Wild Turkey



The objective of this element is for two people to stand facing each other, each on a separate cable, starting at the narrow end of the “V”. They must support each other as they walk towards the wide end of the “V”…without falling.
Wild Turkey Low Course Element
Vulture Roost Low Course Element


Vulture Roost



The objective of this element is for the entire group to stand with both feet on a 2′ x 2′ wooden platform and remain off the ground for a minimum of 5 seconds or one song chorus.


The Rabbit Hole



The objective of this element is to get every member of the team up and though the tire. Once through the porthole those members can no longer help teammates through the obstacle.
Rabbit Hole Low Course Element
Firefly Low Course Element


The Firefly



The objective of this element is for each member to get across without knocking off the “trip wires” of “falling into the chasm.” They must also take a container of liquid without spilling any.


The Flying Fox



The objective of this element is to perform a controlled fall from a 40-44 inch high platform into the arms of at least eight (8) arranged spotters. This is a ‘trust’ exercise.
Flying Fox Low Course Element
Crazy Snake Low Course Element


The Crazy Snake



The objective of this element is for the group or parts of the group to join hands, forming a human chain, and attempt to walk from one end of the cable to the other.


Black Widow



The objective of this element is for each participant to go through a different hole without touching the web.
Black Widow Low Course Element
Beaver Crossing Low Course Element


Beaver Crossing



The objective of this element is to have people cross each of the three cables using ropes attached to the trees. The rest of the group is spotting and providing a safety net.