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Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium    

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Bays Mountain Park is a 3,550 acres nature park and planetarium located on Bays Mountain in Kingsport, Tennessee.The park features a nature center and outdoor native animal displays.There is …
Bays Mountain Park is a 3,550 acres nature park and planetarium located on Bays Mountain in Kingsport, Tennessee.The park features a nature center and outdoor native animal displays.There is also a...

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Jan 30, 2024
A highlight of Kingsport. Trails, mountaintop lake, observatory programs, nature programs, kids camps, deep breathing! Full review by tnfoodgal
Dec 6, 2023
great place to visit in Kingsport TN. The planetarium and the animals were great to see and very educational. Beautiful views of the lake. Well marked trail for a 3 mile walk around the lake. Addi… Full review by DLNY1
Oct 27, 2023
The best thing in the whole of North East Tennessee! We go to Bays Mountain multiple times a week. It never gets old. The scenery is beautiful, it's great to see the animals and exhibits, and the pla… Full review by hotdogsushi
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Are dogs allowed, if i wanna hike
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Yes absolutely on the hiking trails. I see many pets outside on the trails and bridge. There is a Tennessee leash law to be aware of. Have fun!!!!
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Is there anywhere to swim in the summer months?
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Well, there is the lake and some beach areas. I've never seen anyone swimming in the lake though. At the foot of the mountain there is a very nice indoor/outdoor YMCA complete with …
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Well, there is the lake and some beach areas. I've never seen anyone swimming in the lake though. At the foot of the mountain there is a very nice indoor/outdoor YMCA complete with several pools, a lazy river and a couple of slides. It's located beside Meadowview Conference Center.
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How much does the zip line cost please
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$10 Extra I believe if you purchase year pass for $35.
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how much is the zip line and what is weight limit?
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$10. I don't know the weight limit. I'm 165 lbs and I rode the zip line.
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Answer by Doug C · Jan 27, 2017
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What is the price for adults and children to enter park?
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$4/ carload for non-members.
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What is Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium?
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Located in Kingsport, Tennessee, Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is one of the nation’s largest city-owned parks. A 3,750-acre nature preserve featuring a...
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