Built in 1988 by the Army Corps of Engineers, the Bandy Creek Pool is a rare amenity for a National Park Service campground. The complex contains a main pool, wading pool, accessible restrooms, outdoor shower, volleyball court, playground, and picnic shelter. The pool is open to the public every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (and Holidays) from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm (Eastern Time). The daily use fees are based on age:
AFTER-HOUR POOL RESERVATIONS are available for time periods when the pool is not already open to the public. Reservations require a special use permit and include exclusive use of the pool and picnic shelter adjacent to the pool along with at least one lifeguard on duty for the duration of the event. Download the application here. Applications can be mailed in or emailed to the Fee Manager. There is a non-refundable application fee of $50.00 and can be paid online or mailed to Big South Fork NRRA, ATTN: Pool Supervisor, 4564 Leatherwood Road, Oneida, TN 37841. All checks should be made out to "National Park Service".
Last updated: June 11, 2021