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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.

Did You Know?

Black bear now live in and around Big South Fork.

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...