Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium, located in beautiful Kingsport, Tennessee, is a 3,650 acre nature preserve and the largest city owned park in the state of Tennessee.
The Park features a picturesque 44 acre lake, a Nature Center with a state-of-the-art Planetarium Theater, and Animal Habitats featuring wolves, bobcats, raptors and reptiles.
Our Beautiful Park
PROGRAMS & EVENTS
Bays Mountain Park has daily events and programs including nature programs, planetarium programs and special events. Check out our calendars to find your adventure!
Bays Mountain Park staff and volunteers offer programs for school groups from kindergarten through high school level. These programs are offered Tuesday through Friday, September through May.
High Ropes, Low Ropes & Zip Line. The Flying Squirrel is a 310 foot thrill ride zip line that races you through our wondrous and beautiful tree line. Start your adventure!
Need help navigating through the Park? Download the park map and the Nature Center Grounds map. You will also receive a copy of both of these maps at the park gatehouse.
Bays Mountain Park has 26 miles of trails approved for mountain biking. Download the park map and enjoy the ride!