Bays Mountain Park – Free (Limit: 35 people - Pre-Registration is required)
One of the nation’s largest city parks, Kingsport’s Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium is a 3,550-acre nature preserve featuring 39 miles of trails perfect for hiking and mountain biking, a 44-acre lake with barge rides providing the perfect prescription for a quiet escape to nature, native animal habitats, a 300’ zip line, and more. Inside the Nature Center is a state-of-the-art planetarium utilizing technology that will make astronomy enthusiasts feel as if they are a part of the show. Exhibits showcasing natural history, early pioneering, a freshwater aquarium and space sciences can also be found in the Nature Center. Native animals including gray wolves, bobcats, deer, birds of prey and otters, are housed within a short, scenic stroll.
Note: Transportation is NOT provided. Meet group in Nature Center lobby.