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    Big South Fork

    National River & Recreation Area KY,TN

Bandy Creek Pool to Open this Summer

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News Release Date: February 20, 2014
Contact: Letitia Neal, 423-569-9778
Contact: Dave Carney, 423-569-9778

The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is pleased to announce that the Bandy Creek pool will be open this summer. The pool will be open to the public from noon to 6:00 p.m. ET on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day. Daily use fees are free for 5 years old and under, $2.00 for 6 to 12 years old, and $3.00 for 13 and older.  

The pool will be available for after-hours rentals for Saturdays and Sundays as well as hourly rentals during the week. Pool rental reservations must be made at least two days in advance. For more information about how to make your reservation, please call (423) 569-2404, extension 267, or contact us by email at biso_information@nps.gov

Did You Know?

Park interpreter presents program on Longhunters.

Longhunters were some of the first Europeans to traverse the Big South Fork region. It is said they were called longhunters either for the long rifles they carried or because the were typically gone on hunting trips for so long, sometimes up to a year.