Guided Hike to a Big South Fork Rock Shelter on Sunday, August 11
Contact: Sherry Fristchi, 423-569-9778
Contact: Dave Carney, 423-569-9778
A ranger guided hike to a rock shelter along the Oscar Blevins Trail will take place on Sunday, August 11, near the Bandy Creek Visitor Center in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. On this moderate two mile hike, visitors will learn about plants and animals in the park, hear about park history, and will be able to view rock shelters along the trail.
The hike will begin at 10:30 a.m. (EDT) on the front porch of the Bandy Creek Visitor Center. In case of inclement weather, a talk will be held in the Interpretation and Education Building located beside the Visitor Center.
Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact the Bandy Creek Visitor Center at (423) 286-7275.
Did You Know?
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...