BSF's Blount receives top award

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } The National Park Service’s Southeastern Regional Office has awarded Tom Blount the region’s top award for natural resource management for 2012. Tom is the...

BSF visitation increases in 2016

BANDY CREEK — Visitation to the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area continues to increase, the national park announced last week. The BSF recorded 684,715 visits in 2016,...

BSF establishes 'trailkeeper' program

  The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area has started a new volunteer activity called the Trail Keepers program for people who love the park’s trails and want...

Back Yard: The scenic route from Leatherwood to Bandy

  By car, the drive from the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area’s headquarters at Leatherwood to the Bandy Creek Campground on the opposite side of the gorge...

Caves aplenty in Big South Fork region

Are there caves in Scott County? The obvious answer is yes, although the word “cave” is open to varying interpretations. In the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, there...

Honey Creek: Rugged terrain makes for spectacular hike

ROBBINS — Late winter and early spring is one of the premier times of year for hiking. And when it comes to hiking in the Big South Fork NRRA,...

Report: BSF generates $16 million in economic benefit

A new National Park Service report shows that 565,063 visitors to Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in 2013 spent $16.3 million in communities near the park...

Fee hike proposed for Bandy Creek group camps

BANDY CREEK — The Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area is proposing a fee increase for the group campgrounds at Bandy Creek, the park announced Wednesday. Citing an...

Hike of the Week: Colditz Cove

Distance: 1.43 miles (in-and-out) Elevation gain: 99 ft. Difficulty: Easy Trailhead: Colditz Cove State Natural Area Almost as soon as you enter the hemlock forest that shrouds the Big Branch Creek drainage, you...

Visitors told to leave Big South Fork

  BANDY CREEK — Visitors who had checked in at the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area's campgrounds, including Bandy Creek and the Station Camp Horse camp, prior...

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