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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?

Freshwater mussel found in Big South Fork River

Twelve of the nations 300 species of fresh water mussels are now extinct. Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area currently has 20 documented species, five of which are federally listed as endangered. More...