In early 2005 the National Park Service completed the Final General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area.
The Final General Management Plan will guide the management of the park for the next 20 years and will serve as the overarching policy under which site specific plans will be prepared.
As these site specific plans are developed information will be provided through this website.Final General Management Plan
Backcountry Management Plan
Did You Know?
In the 1960's Congress requested the Army Corps of Engineers to study the feasibility of damming the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River just above the Devils Jump Rapid to create another reservoir. Had that happened Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area would never have existed.