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...

BSF to waive fees to celebrate MLK Day

BANDY CREEK — Since 1986, the third Monday in January has been designated as a federal holiday to honor Martin Luther King, Jr., a...

BSF seeks volunteers for 2017

BANDY CREEK — If you have a special talent, are friendly and knowledgeable about the Big South Fork area, and perhaps enjoy working outside,...

BSF trails chief retires

BANDY CREEK — Wallace Linder, roads and trails branch chief of Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, Obed Wild and Scenic River...

Hike of the week: Angel Falls

Distance: 3.48 miles (in-and-out) Elevation gain: 72 ft. Difficulty: Easy Trailhead: Leatherwood Ford It is the most popular hiking trail in the Big South Fork National River &...

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 South Fork chosen as one of three East Tennessee sites for colorblindness viewer

BANDY CREEK — The Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area is one of three Tennessee sites selected for the installation of colorblind-less...

Hike of the Week: John Muir to O&W

Distance: 4.6 miles Elevation gain: 100 ft. Difficulty: Moderate Trailhead: Leatherwood Most people who hike the John Muir Trail, the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area’s...

Preliminary work begins on JMT connector

The segments of the John Muir Trail at Honey Creek and Leatherwood will soon become one. The Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area...

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...
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