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?
The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area protects only 14% of its watershed. Unfortunately it is the lower end of the watershed, so that everything which happens outside the park, impacts the parks water quality.