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    Big South Fork

    National River & Recreation Area KY,TN

Big South Fork Backcountry and Wild Hog Hunting Permits Now Available Online

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Date: January 23, 2013
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?

Archeology dig occuring at Big South Fork

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...