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?
In the 1960's Congress requested the Army Corps of Engineers to study the feasibility of damming the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River just above the Devils Jump Rapid to create another reservoir. Had that happened Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area would never have existed.