GO BIG 2017 Healthy Hike: Dick Gap Overlook, July 5

June 28, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-06-28):  Earn points towards your 2017 GO Big patch by joining a park ranger Wednesday, July 5, at 2:30 p.m. (ET) on a moderate 3.2 round-trip hike up to Dick Gap overlook where we’ll soak up the stunning view of the Blue Heron outdoor museum along the Big South Fork River. [ Read More ]

Campground Fee Increases planned for Big South Fork in 2018

June 26, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-06-26) Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is proposing to increase the nightly fee rates for all campsites at Bandy Creek and Blue Heron Campgrounds to offset the upcoming increase in fees for the reservation system as well as prevent undercutting local businesses.  Except for the Bandy Creek group camp fee rate, the proposed increases are the first since 2007. [ Read More ]

GO BIG 2017 Healthy Hike: Yahoo Falls Loop, July 2

June 25, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-06-25) Earn points towards your 2017 GO BIG patch by joining a park ranger on a one hour guided hike to one of Kentucky’s tallest waterfalls, Yahoo Falls.  The hike begins at 11:00 a.m. (ET) on July 2 at the Yahoo Falls parking area located on Yahoo Falls Road, off of Highway 700 near Whitley City, Kentucky. [ Read More ]

Blue Heron Campground Ranger Program: Go With the Flow

June 22, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-06-22) Earn points towards your 2017 GO Big patch by joining a park ranger at the Blue Heron Campground on June 24 at 7:00 p.m. and learn how the land and river have shaped and supported the surrounding communities from ancient time all the way up to the twentieth century. [ Read More ]

GO BIG 2017 Healthy Hike: Yahoo Falls Loop, June 25

June 19, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-06-19) Earn points towards your 2017 GO BIG patch by joining a park ranger on a one hour guided hike to one of Kentucky’s tallest waterfalls, Yahoo Falls.  The hike begins at 11 a.m. (ET) on June 25, 2017 at the Yahoo Falls parking area located on Yahoo Falls Road, off of Highway 700 near Whitley City, Kentucky. [ Read More ]

GO BIG 2017: Big South Fork Dark Sky Program, June 24

June 18, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-06-18):  In support of the “GO BIG 2017” Challenge, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is presenting a fascinating dark sky program on Saturday, June 24, 2017.  Paul Lewis of University of Tennessee, along with amateur astronomy enthusiasts from across the region, will be here to find and describe the most fascinating stellar objects to explore in the sky. [ Read More ]

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