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Big South Fork Announces Some Fees Waived for Veterans Day Weekend

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Date: October 21, 2013
Contact: Letitia Neal, 423-569-9778
Contact: Dave Carney, 423-569-9778

Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area will be observing Veterans Day weekend from Saturday, November 9, to Monday, November 11, 2013.  Superintendent Niki Stephanie Nicholas has authorized free camping at Alum Ford Campground and free backcountry permits for these dates.  On Veterans Day, or any day, honor those that have served and sacrificed for our country with a visit to a national park near you.  More information can be found at http://www.nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm.

For further information, call the Bandy Creek Visitor Center at (423) 286-7275.

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