Big South Fork Backcountry and Wild Hog Hunting Permits Now Available Online
Contact: Letitia Neal, 423-569-9778
In order to provide a more centralized system on tracking permits in case of emergencies and also to allow for 24 hour availability, visitors can purchase their backcountry permits and/or wild hog hunting permits at one of our visitor centers or online at http://www.nps.gov/biso/planyourvisit/permits.htm.
Wild hog hunting permits are required along with a big game hunting license to hunt in the Big South Fork NRRA.The extended hog hunting season will end on February 28, 2013.
Did You Know?
In the mid-1990's black bear were released in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area to study relocation techniques and to determine whether adequate habitat existed in the area. There are now an estimated 40 - 50 bear living in and around the park. More...