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

    Big South Fork

    National River & Recreation Area KY,TN

New Comfort Station Now Open at Station Camp


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News Release Date: June 25, 2014
Contact: Dave Carney, 423-569-9778

The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area recently completed the construction of a comfort station at the Station Camp day use area, boat launch, and trailhead.  The new comfort station is compliant with the American Disabilities Act and is accessible to mobility impaired visitors.

"We are very pleased that we have been able to upgrade the facilities at this very popular recreation destination on the Big South Fork", said Niki Stephanie Nicholas, Superintendent.

For more information on Station Camp or any other day use area, call park headquarters at (423) 569-9778.

Did You Know?

Devils Jump Rapid is just below the site of the proposed dam.

In the 1960's Congress requested the Army Corps of Engineers to study the feasibility of damming the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River just above the Devils Jump Rapid to create another reservoir. Had that happened Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area would never have existed.