Charit Creek Lodge is Open
Contact: Howard Duncan, 423-569-9778
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area Superintendent Niki Nicholas announced today that Charit Creek Lodge is once again open for guests. The lodge had been closed since January 1 of this year pending the selection of a concessions operator to provide services. Superintendent Nicholas stated, "The National Park Service is very pleased to have this beautiful facility available for our visitors. Charit Creek Lodge offers a unique way to experience the beauty and serenity of Big South Fork."
Did You Know?
Longhunters were some of the first Europeans to traverse the Big South Fork region. It is said they were called longhunters either for the long rifles they carried or because the were typically gone on hunting trips for so long, sometimes up to a year.