• Glowing sunset view from overlook - Photo by Jason Barnett Photography

    Big South Fork

    National River & Recreation Area KY,TN

News

park news online

The National Park Service makes every effort to keep the public informed about news events, accomplishments, employee recognitions, special and recurring events which take place within and around the units of the Park Service.

Big South Fork annually publishes a park newspaper which focuses on up-coming events for the year and contains articles of interest to the reader.

Big South Fork provides press releases to local and regional newspapers, the park also posts current news releases, past news releases and newsletters on its web site.

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...