Johnson City man dies in BSF accident

ROBBINS — A 25-year-old Johnson City man died late Sunday from injuries he sustained a day earlier in a near-drowning accident in the Big...

Hike of the Week: Maude’s Crack

Distance: 2.4 miles (in-and-out)Elevation gain: 279 ft.Difficulty: EasyTrailhead: Terry CemeteryBeginning and ending at Terry Cemetery off Divide Road in the Big South Fork National...

Hike of the Week: Pogue Creek Canyon

Distance: 1.7 miles (loop)Elevation gain: 267 ft..Difficulty: EasyTrailhead: Pogue CreekPogue Creek Canyon has been in the state’s hands for more than a decade, but...

Hike of the week: Angel Falls

Distance: 3.48 miles (in-and-out)Elevation gain: 72 ft.Difficulty: EasyTrailhead: Leatherwood FordIt 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: EasyTrailhead: Colditz Cove State Natural AreaAlmost as soon as you enter the hemlock forest that shrouds the...

Conway to appear at 'Haunting' event

BANDY CREEK — Eustace Conway, a regular on The History Channel’s popular reality show, “Mountain Men,” will take the stage at 3 p.m. Saturday...

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...

Hike of the week: Twin Arches

Distance: 6.0 milesElevation gain: 550 ft.Difficulty: ModerateTrailhead: Twin ArchesIn the 125,000-acre Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, there are more spectacular geological...

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...

BSF’s ‘Generations’ film wins award

BANDY CREEK — The National Association of Interpretation (NAI) has announced its 2017 Media Award winners, and the Big South Fork National River and...
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