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

    Big South Fork

    National River & Recreation Area KY,TN

Firewood Quarantine


Counties surrounding Big South Fork NRRA


Certain states have non-native insects that can cause damage to our native trees. Due to this, firewood brought in from outside of the five counties (McCreary, Scott, Morgan, Fentress, and Pickett) surrounding the park is prohibited. Be prepared to buy or collect your wood once you arrive at the campground. To find more information on non-native species click here.

Did You Know?

Freshwater mussel found in Big South Fork River

Twelve of the nations 300 species of fresh water mussels are now extinct. Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area currently has 20 documented species, five of which are federally listed as endangered. More...