Online Backcountry Permits
Please read and follow the guidelines below for your safety and enjoyment of the backcountry areas of the Big South Fork NRRA.
Contact a Ranger at 423-286-7275 for more information.
For more information contact the fee office at 423-569-2404 ext 267 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have trouble getting a permit through the online site, contact our office at 423-286-8368 to obtain the permit over the phone. Business hours are Sunday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EDT); Fridays and Saturdays 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (EDT).
Did You Know?
Longhunters were some of the first Europeans to traverse the Big South Fork region. It is said they were called longhunters either for the long rifles they carried or because the were typically gone on hunting trips for so long, sometimes up to a year.