Kentucky Open House
Contact: Effie Houston, 423-569-9778
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area will host an open house at the newly renovated Kentucky Ranger Station on Friday, May 4, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Eastern) at 300 Wilburne K Ross Highway, Stearns, Kentucky. Everyone is invited to stop by and meet with the new Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area management team and Superintendent Niki Nicholas and talk with park staff about ongoing park initiatives. You will have an opportunity to learn more about the exotic hemlock woolly adelgid infestation that is impacting the region's eastern hemlock stands and many other projects that we are currently working on.
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.