Barge Rides


Bays Mountain’s barge ride on a beautiful fall day.


Enjoy the beauty of the Bays Mountain reservoir aboard a pontoon boat while the secrets of local aquatic animals are revealed. Observe water lilies, deer, raccoons, ducks, geese, turtles, great blue herons, beaver lodges, and sometimes beavers and black bear. Your naturalist will discuss park history as well as the sights and sounds encountered on your trip creating a unique experience. The Barge Ride lasts approximately 45-minutes and may be cancelled due to weather. Seating is limited to 35.

Tickets for barge rides are $5.00 per person. Park Association members will receive free passes.