Entries by Hannah

First Day Hike

Start the New Year off on the right foot with Bays Mountain Park’s annual First Day Hike! Join Bays Mountain Park staff on a moderate guided hike around our frost-covered lake. Following along the Lakeside Trail, hikers will complete an energizing 2.75 mile route on a crisp, quiet New Year’s morning. Please dress appropriately for […]

Night Rides

Join Reedy Creek Bicycles LLC for a bike ride like no other! Hit the trails on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month November through February on a nighttime ride led by Reedy Creek. Rides begin at 6 p.m. and will be over around 9. Please gather in the parking lot beforehand. You must […]

Holiday Craft Workshops

Join us for two fun workshops this holiday season taught by Shy Valley Farm‘s Christy Shivell! Thanksgiving Centerpiece Workshop Monday, November 18 | 6 to 8 p.m. Get into the holiday spirit with this fun, hands-on class. Christy will teach you how to put together a wonderful seasonal flower arrangement using a pumpkin as a base. […]

Transit of Mercury

Join the Bays Mountain Astronomy Club in viewing the transit of the planet Mercury across the face of the Sun! A transit is when a celestial object, like an inferior planet (Mercury and Venus), pass directly in front of the Sun. If you are on the correct side of the Earth to see this event, […]

Journey to Space

What’s our place in the universe? Can you “hear” gravity? Two new shows at Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium answer these questions and more this November. The new alternate feature, “Under the Milky Way,” begins on November 2 and highlights our very own Milky Way galaxy. Learn about the structure of our galaxy and how […]


StarWatch, our night sky observing sessions, is back this fall! StarWatch is an hour-long program that lets you enjoy the splendor of the night sky at Bays Mountain’s observatories. You might see star clusters, nebulous gas clouds, colorful multiple-star systems, distant galaxies and the Moon and planets. Hosted by the Bays Mountain Astronomy Club & […]