Special Viewings for Annular Solar Eclipse

An annular solar eclipse is when the Moon perfectly aligns with and blocks the Sun. Due to its distance from the Sun, the Moon looks smaller, thus you can still see a ring of sunlight surrounding it. The eclipse is a unique sight, and you have…

Bays Mountain Park hosts barge, planetarium yoga classes

A local yoga instructor is partnering with Bays Mountain Park to offer two special yoga classes to the community in the coming weeks. The first class - Barge Yoga – will be held on September 30 from 10 a.m. to 11:05 a.m. on the Bays Mountain…

Renovations begin at Bays Mountain Park Nature Center

The City of Kingsport is pleased to announce the first phase of renovations at the Bays Mountain Park Nature Center has begun. GRC Construction is the contractor performing the work for the city. Phase one work will take place in the main…

Bays Mountain Park loses two white-tailed deer

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium regrets to announce the death of two of its white-tailed deer, Odi and Gloria. Both deer were found deceased by park staff in their enclosure early Sunday morning. It appears wild coyotes breached the…

Labor Day Yoga Hike at Bays Mountain Park

Celebrate this Labor Day by participating in a unique, outdoor exercise program with your friends and family at Bays Mountain Park. A local yoga instructor is partnering with Bays Mountain Park to offer a Yoga Hike to the community. The class…

Free admission to Bays Mountain Park on August 27

Thanks to the generosity of the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors, entrance to Bays Mountain Park on August 27 is FREE for everyone! If you’ve never been to Bays Mountain Park or are looking for something fun to do outdoors later…

Enjoy an Evening Paddle at Bays Mountain Park

Bays Mountain Park is offering guests the opportunity to bring their own canoe, kayak or paddleboard and enjoy the peaceful sounds of a summer evening while exploring the 44-acre reservoir with friends and family. During the month of August,…

Bays Mountain Park hosts annual “Kids at Bays Day”

Turn off the screens, lay down the controller and put your phone on silent. It’s time to take your children outside and enjoy a fun-filled day with nature at Bays Mountain Park. The park is hosting its annual Kids at Bays Day on May 20…

Show support with a Bay Mountain license plate

If you love Bays Mountain Park and want to show your support in an artistic and unique way, consider purchasing an official Bays Mountain license plate. Designed by Cassy Rose, the vivid license plate shows a red and orange sunrise coming…

Bobcat brothers relocate to official habitat

Bays Mountain Park’s newest bobcats – Carter and Cash – have been relocated to their official habitat. Visitors can now come to the park and see the bobcat brothers explore their new, larger enclosure, play with the newly added interactive…