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    Big South Fork

    National River & Recreation Area KY,TN

Swimming Pool Fees

Bandy Creek Swimming Pool
The pool will open on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at noon ET.

Built in 1988 by the Army Corps of Engineers, the Bandy Creek Pool is a rare amenity for a National Park Service campground. The complex contains a main pool, wading pool, accessible restrooms, outdoor shower, volleyball court, playground, and picnic shelter. The pool is open to the public every Saturday and Sunday (and Holidays) from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (eastern time). The daily use fees are based on age:

Adults 13 y/o and older: $3.00
Child 6 y/o to 12 y/o: $2.00
Kids 5 and under: FREE

All Bandy Creek pool patrons must pay at the campground entrance station and obtain a daily pass in order to enter the pool area. Wristbands will only be available to season pass holders. Click here for more information about the season passes.


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.