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    Big South Fork

    National River & Recreation Area KY,TN

Big South Fork Celebrates Get Outdoors Day

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Date: June 6, 2012
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.  

For further information on this special event as well as other events, call the Bandy Creek Visitor Center at (423) 286-7275.

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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...