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

    Big South Fork

    National River & Recreation Area KY,TN

Wildlife Myths Program at Bandy Creek Visitor Center on Saturday, June 15

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L: Black Bears; R: Corn Snake

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News Release Date: June 11, 2013
Contact: Sherry Fritschi, 423-286-7275
Contact: Effie Houston, 423-569-9778

There will be a program on "Myths and Misconceptions about Wildlife" at the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area on Saturday, June 15, at 10:00 a.m. (EDT).  This program will be held on the back porch of the Bandy Creek Visitor Center.

People of all ages can learn how to keep safe while hiking in areas with potentially dangerous wildlife.  Visitors will learn what to do if they encounter wildlife such as bears and snakes.

For more information, contact the Bandy Creek Visitor Center at (423) 286-7275.  

Did You Know?

Cumberland sandwort

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.