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?
In the 1960's Congress requested the Army Corps of Engineers to study the feasibility of damming the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River just above the Devils Jump Rapid to create another reservoir. Had that happened Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area would never have existed.