Big South Fork’s mysterious Chi Rho

On a rock outcropping overlooking the Big South Fork River east of Oneida is an elaborate carving that at least closely resembles an early...

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...

Hike of the Week: Burnt Mill

Distance: 4.3 miles Elevation gain: 200 ft. Difficulty: Moderate Trailhead: Burnt Mill As the crow flies, and even as the deer walks, Burnt Mill Loop isn’t far from...

Taking a look inside Big South Fork’s increased visitation

Hard work yields results. That might be the best way to assess the current increase in visitation to the Big South Fork National River &...

Hike of the week: Angel Falls Overlook

Distance: 5.8 miles Elevation gain: 600 ft. Difficulty: Difficult Trailhead: Leatherwood When it comes to spectacular vantage points, there are several along the rim of the gorge encasing...

TWRA plans BOW Extreme Workshop at Big South Fork

BANDY CREEK — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will host the first Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Extreme Workshop April 25-27 at the Big South...

Hike of the Week: Middle Creek Loop

Distance: 3.5 miles Elevation gain: 388 ft. Difficulty: Moderate Trailhead: Middle Creek The reaction of first-timers to Middle Creek Nature Loop, once they have completed the 3.5-mile hike,...

BSF to assess wagon use on O&W

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } The National Park Service will begin a pilot project to assess the use of horse-drawn wagons on the O&W...

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...

Hike of the week: Twin Arches

Distance: 6.0 miles Elevation gain: 550 ft. Difficulty: Moderate Trailhead: Twin Arches In the 125,000-acre Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, there are more spectacular geological...
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