Big South Fork Announces 2015 Opening Schedule for Park Campgrounds

Springtime in the campground taken by visitor

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News Release Date: March 17, 2015

Contact: Letitia Neal, 423-569-9778

Contact: Matt Hudson, 423-346-6294

After a long winter, it is a good time to get outside, breathe in the fresh air and see what is starting to green up. The Bandy Creek and Blue Heron Campgrounds will officially open on the National Recreation Reservation Service beginning on Wednesday, April 1. Campsites can be reserved online at or by phone at 1-877-444-6777.

If you would like to get an early start on your camping trip, Bandy Creek Campground Loop D is open year-round and provides a heated bath house with hot water showers. Alum Ford Campground is a primitive facility also open year-round and is located in the Kentucky section of the park.

For more information about camping or any other recreational activities, contact the Bandy Creek Visitor Center at (423) 286-7275 or visit us online at

Last updated: April 14, 2015

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