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?
Cumberland sandwort is one of several species of threatened and endangered plants found throughout Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. Cumberland sandwort only grows in the dry sandy soils of certain rockshelters found in and around Big South Fork.