Come Explore the Cumberland Plateau

Encompassing 125,000 acres of the Cumberland Plateau, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area protects the free-flowing Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and its tributaries. The area boasts miles of scenic gorges and sandstone bluffs, is rich with natural and historic features and has been developed to provide visitors with a wide range of outdoor recreational activities.

Ranger-led Programs and Events

Ranger-led Programs and Events

Discover why Big South Fork is so special. Join a park ranger for fun, informative, and free guided programs and events.

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Big South Fork GO BIG Challenge

"GO BIG" as you Explore, Experience, and Connect with Big South Fork NRRA.

Join us as we celebrate the 30th annual Haunting in the Hills Storytelling Festival

Annual Storytelling Festival

Storytellers from around the world will perform September 17 at the annual Haunting in the Hills Storytelling Festival.

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Be a BARK Ranger

The BARK Ranger program teaches dog owners about the importance of following the rules of BARK while visiting Big South Fork.

Enjoy an evening of authentic storytelling at Blue Heron.

Annual Blue Heron Ghost Train

Join us for an evening of tales from the abandoned coal camp at Blue Heron.

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Eighth Annual Photo Contest

Big South Fork NRRA invites photographers to submit entries for the eighth annual photography contest and exhibit.

Last updated: June 10, 2022

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4564 Leatherwood Road
Oneida , TN 37841


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