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.

Brightly colored illustration of a black bear with cubs surrounded by wildflowers.

2021 Go Big Challenge

"GO BIG" in 2021, as you Explore, Experience, and Connect with Big South Fork.

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.

Yahoo Falls

Seventh Annual Photo Contest

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

Take an evening ride through the hills of Kentucky to the former Blue Heron coal camp.

Annual Blue Heron Ghost Train

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

Join us as we celebrate the 29th annual Haunting in the Hills Storytelling Festival

Annual Storytelling Festival

Storytellers from around the world will perform September 18 at the annual Haunting in the Hills Storytelling Festival.

Last updated: August 12, 2021

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4564 Leatherwood Road
Oneida , TN 37841


423 569-9778

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