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    Big South Fork

    National River & Recreation Area KY,TN

Grand Gap Loop to be Temporarily Closed to Bicycles Due to Special Event

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Date: September 20, 2012
Contact: Letitia Neal, 423-569-2404 ext 267

The 19th Annual Big South Fork 17.5 Mile and 10k Trail Race will be held on September 29, 2012, beginning at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Time). The foot race will start and end at the Bandy Creek Trailhead and utilize a portion of the John Litton/General Slaven Trail, the Fall Branch connector trail, and the Grand Gap Loop Trail. Due to the high amount of foot traffic, the Grand Gap Loop Trail will be closed to bicycle riders until noon on September 29.  

For more information, please contact Tish Neal by calling (423) 569-2404, extension 267.

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...