Beginnings of the National Park Service Program at Bandy Creek Campground on Saturday, August 17
Contact: Sherry Fritschi, 423-286-7275
Contact: Dave Carney, 423-569-9778
Join Ranger Dustin Beaty to learn about the birth of the National Park Service and the establishment of the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. This program will be held at Bandy Creek Campsite number D 03 on August 17 at 7:30 p.m. (EDT). The program will last approximately 90 minutes.
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring a chair to sit around a campfire, sturdy shoes, a flashlight and insect repellent. In the event of rain or inclement weather, the evening program will be moved indoors to the Interpretation and Education Building next to the Bandy Creek Visitor Center.
Contact the Bandy Creek Visitor Center at (423) 286-7275 for more information.
Did You Know?
In terms of total sites, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is the most important archaeological location in the Southeast Region of the National Park Service. The 1,335 documented archaeological sites at Big South Fork represent only 20% of the estimated total for the park. More...