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...

Hike of the week: Frozen Head

From a perch high on the southern slope of Old Mac Mountain, the song of a wood thrush echoes through the tree tops as...

Hike of the Week: Maude’s Crack

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

Hike of the Week: Honey Creek Loop

Distance: 5.5 miles Elevation gain: 900 ft. Difficulty: Difficult Trailhead: Honey Creek If visitors are going to drive to the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area...

Study: BSF generates $24m in annual revenue

BANDY CREEK — A new National Park Service report shows that 761,200 visitors to Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in 2017...

Black bear cubs seen alone might not be orphaned

That black bear cub that you see alone near your home might not really be orphaned. That's the message from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency,...

Hike of the week: Hazard Cave

Distance: 2.4 miles Elevation gain: 179 ft. Difficulty: Easy Trailhead: Hazard Cave Think of Pickett State Park as the old side of the Big South Fork National River...

BSF proposes eliminating family pool passes

  BANDY CREEK — The Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area is proposing to make the swimming pool at the Bandy Creek Campground...

O&W Bridge to temporarily close for repairs

Efforts to repair the historic O&W Bridge will commence Monday, March 6, and will take approximately three weeks to complete.  This project is funded...

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 &...
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