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

    Big South Fork

    National River & Recreation Area KY,TN

Equestrian Campgrounds

Horseback riders crossing Big South Fork River at Station Camp.

Riders cross the Big South Fork River at Station Camp Crossing.

National Park Service

Station Camp Horse Camp (TN) contains 24 individual sites. Each campsite offers water and electricity, tables, grills, tie-outs for 4 horses, access to modern restrooms with hot showers, a dump station and access miles of horse trails. The campground is located on Station Camp Road off Hwy 297, west of Oneida, Tennessee.

Bear Creek Horse Camp (KY) contains 23 developed campsites. Each site offers water and electricity, tables, grills, tie-outs for 4 horses, access to modern restrooms with hot showers, a dump station and access miles of horse trails. Bear Creek Horse Camp is located on Bear Creek Road off Hwy. 742, west of Stearns, Kentucky.

Black bears now reside within Big South Fork. When staying at either Station Camp of Bear Creek Horse Camps, please use proper food storage techinques.

Both the Station Camp and Bear Creek Horse Camps are operated by a National Park Service Concessionaire. For additional information or to make reservations write to: Station Camp and Bear Creek Horse Camp, P.O. Box 4411, Oneida, Tennessee 37841 or call (423) 569-3321. Check out their website at www.bigsouthforkhorsecamps.com

Did You Know?

Archeology dig occuring at Big South Fork

In terms of total sites, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is the most important archaeological location in the Southeast Region of the National Park Service. The 1,335 documented archaeological sites at Big South Fork represent only 20% of the estimated total for the park. More...