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Trail Etiquette for Winter & Wet Season Riding

The following is an article submitted a couple of years ago by our friends at SORBA.  Although posted in the past, this article always serves as an excellent reminder for helping to care for our trails while getting the most out of your riding experience during this and any other time of year when the […]

Outdoor Survival Series

In 2020, we learned to live with a lot of new things. This January at Bays Mountain Park, we’ll teach you to survive even more obstacles—in the wilderness, that is. Our Survival Series is back! Join us every Saturday in January where we’ll teach you to adapt to the rough conditions of the outdoors. January […]

Night Rides at Bays

Want to experience Bays Mountain Park’s trails in a whole new way? Thanks to Reedy Creek Bicycles, now’s your chance to hit the trails on your mountain bike—at night. Join a group of riders for a thrilling three-hour journey through the forest on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, November through February. Each […]

Citizen Science

We are excited to announce a new virtual citizen-science project at Bays Mountain Park! Using the iNaturalist app, we have begun an undertaking to locate and identify flowering plants found at the park. This will give opportunities for everyone to contribute to a science project that we hope will provide valuable information to naturalists, managers, […]

Wolf Video Series

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is bringing you a series of blog posts and videos to make sure you can still learn about and appreciate nature, even as you’re spending more time at home. Hope you enjoy! ————— Our pack of grey wolves is one of our iconic exhibits at the park. Though we can’t […]

The Planet Venus

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is bringing you a series of blog posts and videos to make sure you can still learn about and appreciate nature, even as you’re spending more time at home. Hope you enjoy! ————— Learn about the planet Venus and how to view it in the sky.

Solar System & Galaxy Walks

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is bringing you a series of blog posts and videos to make sure you can still learn about and appreciate nature, even as you’re spending more time at home. Hope you enjoy! ————— In this video from our Planetarium staff, you’ll learn about the Solar System on an interactive tour/walk! […]

Virtual Wildflowers #4

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is bringing you a series of blog posts and videos to make sure you can still learn about and appreciate nature, even as you’re spending more time at home. Hope you enjoy! ————— Virtual Wildflowers | April 15 by Ranger Bob Culler All photographs copyright Bob Culler, 2020   In […]

Virtual Wildflowers #3

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is bringing you a series of blog posts and videos to make sure you can still learn about and appreciate nature, even as you’re spending more time at home. Hope you enjoy! ————— Virtual Wildflowers | April 7 by Ranger Bob Culler All photographs copyright Bob Culler, 2020   Spring […]

Kids’ Activities

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is bringing you a series of blog posts and videos to make sure you can still learn about and appreciate nature, even as you’re spending more time at home. Hope you enjoy! ————— Keeping your kids busy can be a task and a half right now. To help you out […]