Bays Mountain Nature Center - Kingsport, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 36° 30.531 W 082° 36.583
17S E 355851 N 4041594
Quick Description: Bays Mountain has a main nature center, including planetarium, plus a separate herpetarium with live reptile and amphibian displays.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 11/2/2008 2:52:20 AM
Waymark Code: WM52T5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member "Paws"itraction
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Long Description:
The nature center hours are typically 8:30AM-5PM weekdays and 1-5PM weekends with longer hours during the summer. The main nature center contains a few exhibits which are not updated on a regular basis. The planetarium is getting a make-over and will be reopened soon. The herpetarium is filled with live animal exhibit, thus neat for those who like crawling and sithering things. The facility serves a large student population from around the region.

There are also outdoor live animal exhibits, including otter, deer, raccoon, and wolves. Check out the WolfCam at Waymark Code: WM52N2.

Refer to park website (http://www.baysmountain.com/) under exhibit buildings/nature center.
Hours: From: 8:30 AM To: 5:00 PM

Open Year Round?: yes

Interpretive Programs?: yes

Live Animal Displays: yes

Visit Instructions:
Visitors should visit the Nature Center and post a photo of themselves (or GPS unit) either inside or outside of the nature center visited. Logs without photos WILL be allowed if a lenghty description of one's visit and a mention of what they learned is included.
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