Cinema Under the Stars

Spend Friday the 13th at Bays Mountain Park... if you dare! Knoxville TVA Credit Union presents Cinema Under the Stars: Friday the 13th (1980, R) on Friday, August 13. Come out and watch this classic slasher flick in the Bays Mountain Amphitheatre,…

Jeep Fest

Are you a lover of all things Jeep? Join Bays Mountain Park for its first-ever Jeep Fest on June 19, celebrating this iconic all-terrain vehicle that’s perfect for adventuring. This event is hosted by Leadership Kingsport as one of its Community…
An adult male Eastern Box Turtle, showcasing bright orange legs and sunset-red eyes.

Near to Nature: Meeting Our Tennessee State Reptile

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Thinking Outside the Box The Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina) roams the summer forests of Bays Mountain and is usually found lumbering across the trail on early morning strolls. “Box turtles” get their common name from an ability…

New Legacy Trail

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium announced at its 50th Anniversary public presentation today that the park will construct a new legacy trail in honor of its golden anniversary. This trail will be the first new path through the park in…

Nature Quest

Search for the natural secrets of Bays Mountain Park with the Bays Mountain Nature Quest! This fun, family-friendly activity for all ages launches today as part of BMP’s 50th Anniversary Celebration. Nature Quest is a free activity booklet…

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