UPDATE One Week Temporary Closure of Big Island Horse Trails
Contact: Todd Knoedler, 423-569-2404 ext. 237
The National Park Service is in the process of plugging 14 orphaned wells in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area through a cooperative agreement with Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Division of Water Pollution Control. As a result of this project, trails and roads associated with access to the wells may be closed temporarily.
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...