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Beloved Bobcat Kirby Has Passed

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is deeply saddened to announce the death of Kirby the bobcat. Kirby died peacefully in his sleep under the care of naturalist staff in his […]

Summer Naturalist Internship

Want to spend your summer at Bays Mountain Park? We’re looking for a naturalist intern! Review the information below, and submit your application by April 4, 2022 for consideration. Qualifications: Applicant […]

50th Anniversary Books Unveiled

Last night, November 16, the two books created for Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium’s 50th Anniversary were officially unveiled to a crowd of supporters and local media. The winner of […]

A Night With Rangers

Join Bays Mountain Park at Bays Mountain Brewing Company this Thursday, October 21 for “A Night with Rangers.” It’s a little like stand-up comedy, but with real nature stories from […]

Fall Fest

There’s no better place to experience fall than Bays Mountain Park, and for its 50th Anniversary year, BMP is celebrating the new season with Fall Fest. “Some may remember the fall […]

Near to Nature: Pawpaws

The Pawpaw (Asimina triloba) is a small, native fruit tree growing in floodplain forests and creekbeds throughout the Appalachian Mountains. Pawpaws are recognized by their enormous, paddle-shaped leaves and slender, […]