All Big South Fork Summer Visitor Contact Stations Open by Saturday, May 23

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News Release Date: May 15, 2015

Contact: Chris Derman, 423-569-9778

The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area's summer visitor contact stations will all be open by Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend (May 23):

·The Stearns Visitor Contact Station will be open all Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from May 23 through September 7 and will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET). The Stearns Station is located at 300 Wilburn K. Ross Highway in Stearns, Kentucky. For more information, call (606) 376-5652.

·The Blue Heron Interpretative Center is now open Wednesday through Sundays and holidays and is located at 8249 Mine 18 Road, Strunk, Kentucky. For more information, call (606) 376-3787 or (606) 376-5073.

·The Rugby Visitor Contact Station will be open all Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from May 23 through September 7 and will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET). The Rugby Station is located at the Historic Board of Aid Building at 5517 Rugby Highway, Rugby, Tennessee. For more information, call (423) 628-2991.

·The National Park Service is partnering with the Scott County Visitor Center and starting May 23 will be open seven days a week through September 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET). The Scott County Visitor Center is located at 12025 Scott Highway, Huntsville, Tennessee. For more information, call (423) 663-6900.

·The Crossville Visitor Center continues to be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT). The Crossville Visitor Center is located at 176 River Otter Drive in Crossville, Tennessee. For more information, call (931) 787-1755.

·The Bandy Creek Visitor Center continues to be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) with extended hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. The Bandy Creek Visitor Center is located at 151 Stable Road, in Oneida, Tennessee. For more information, call (423) 286-7275.



Last updated: May 16, 2015

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