Big South Fork Celebrates Get Outdoors Day
Contact: Howard Duncan, 423-569-9778
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area will be celebrating National Get Outdoors Day this Saturday, June 9, by authorizing one night of free camping at Alum Ford Campground, free backcountry permits, and free swimming passes for the day. The National Get Outdoors Day campaign is focused on getting more people to get out and enjoy healthy, active outdoor fun. More information can be found at www.nationalgetoutdoorsday.org.
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...