Big South Fork NRRA GO BIG 2018 Challenge Celebration, December 8

December 6, 2018

Oneida, TN (2018-12-05) Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area has spent the past year engulfed in a year-long, park-wide event called GO BIG 2018 Challenge.  This interactive activity has encouraged visitors to complete challenges and answer questions all while exploring and experiencing destinations within the boundary of the park. [ Read More ]

Trail Run with a Ranger: The Point Trail, December 8

December 5, 2018

Wartburg, TN (2018-12-05)  The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be conducting a trail run on Saturday, December 8, at 1:00 p.m. (ET).  Runners of all levels are welcome to join Ranger Rick Ryan for a run that loops around the Lilly Bluff area and enters the back side of the Point Trail heading to Lilly Arch before returning via the Point Trail for a round-trip total of 5.5 miles.  If you like to run with others and enjoy trail running in a woodland setting, then this run is for you. [ Read More ]

Observe the Moon Night at the Obed on Friday, November 16

November 10, 2018

Wartburg, TN (2018-11-10)  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, which is recognized as an International Dark Sky Park, is one of these special places where you can enjoy the quiet, dark solitude of nature at night. [ Read More ]

Some Fees at Big South Fork NRRA Waived for Veteran’s Day

October 29, 2018

Oneida, Tennessee:  Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area will be observing Veteran’s Day on Sunday, November 11, 2018.  Superintendent Niki Stephanie Nicholas has authorized a night of free camping at the Alum Ford Campground as well as for all backcountry permits during this time. [ Read More ]

Fall Fire Season Approaches…Is Your Home Firewise?

October 25, 2018

Oneida, TN (2018-10-25)  As cooler temperatures arrive and leaves begin to fall, now is an ideal time to prepare for fall fire season.  Leaves accumulating on the ground increase the risk of fire, and a couple sunny days are enough to dry the leaves out.  [ Read More ]

Big South Fork Solar Viewing and Dark Sky Programs

October 24, 2018

Oneida, TN (2018-10-24)  Come explore one of Big South Fork’s most valuable resources, the night sky!  In support of the Go Big 2018 Challenge, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area will be presenting solar viewing and dark sky programs on Saturday, October 27, 2018. [ Read More ]

BSF: Mountain Bike Basics & Skills Course, October 27

October 23, 2018

Oneida, TN (2018-10-23)  Did you know Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area has over 100 miles of trails open to mountain bikes?  The first step to safely riding your mountain bike in the Big South Fork is to plan ahead.  That means to know your route, know the terrain, and know things like trail conditions, stream crossings, and regulations.  Join Joe Cross on October 27, 2018 as he covers the rules of the road, safe bike mechanics, tips for riding on dirt trails and more. [ Read More ]

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