GO BIG 2017 Healthy Hike: Yahoo Falls, May 28

May 22, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-05-22) Earn points towards your 2017 GO BIG patch by joining a park ranger on a one hour guided hike to Kentucky’s largest waterfall, Yahoo Falls.  The hike begins at 11:00 a.m. (ET) on May 28 at the Yahoo Falls parking area located on Yahoo Falls Road, off of Highway 700 near Whitley City, Kentucky. [ Read More ]

Bandy Creek Bug Crawl, May 27

May 21, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-05-21) In support of the “GO BIG 2017” Challenge, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is presenting an interpretive program focusing on providing kids first-hand experience into the fascinating world of familiar, and some not so common, creepy-crawlies that live beneath our feet on the forest floor. [ Read More ]

Night Skies over the Obed on Friday, May 26

May 20, 2017

Wartburg, TN (2017-05-20) Starry night skies are an important part of the special places the National Park Service protects.  Our national parks hold some of the last remaining harbors of darkness and provide amazing opportunities to experience this critical resource.  The Obed Wild and Scenic River is one of these special places with a truly dark night sky. [ Read More ]

Blue Heron Decoration Day

May 14, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-05-14) The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is hosting the third annual Decoration Day at the Blue Heron Interpretive Center on Saturday, May 20, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (ET).  This is an opportunity for park visitors and families that once lived and worked in the Stearns coal mining communities to join together for an afternoon of food, music, and fellowship. [ Read More ]

GO BIG 2017 Healthy Hike: Honey Creek Loop, May 13

May 7, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-05-07) Get ready to “GO BIG” in 2017 as you challenge yourself to explore, experience, and connect with your national park!  In support of the “GO BIG 2017” Challenge, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area will be conducting a healthy hike along the Honey Creek Loop trail on Saturday, May 13, at 9:00 a.m. (ET).  Join a ranger at the Honey Creek Loop Trail Head parking lot for a strenuous 5.7 mile hike. [ Read More ]

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