There are five campgrounds within the park. Three of them are on the reservation system from April 1 through October 31 annually. Make your reservations at www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777.
PICNIC SHELTER RESERVATIONS There are two Picnic Shelters, where reservations are required and available on a first come, first served basis.
BACKCOUNTRY PERMITS Backcountry Permits are required for anyone camping in the backcountry. You can obtain permits at the visitor center. If you have questions about backcountry permits, call 423-569-2404.
HOG HUNTING PERMITS Hog Hunting PermitsWild hogs may be hunted at Big South Fork NRRA, in both Tennessee and Kentucky. A permit required to hunt hogs and may be purchased at Bandy Creek Visitor Center.
SPECIAL USE PERMITS Special Use PermitsPermits may be issued for requests for special uses within the park. These uses include, but are not limited to such things as film permits, request for events, or special access requests.
FILMING & PHOTOGRAPHY PERMITS Filming/Photography Permits are issued for photography, filming, and associated sound recording to ensure protection of resources, to prevent significant disruption of normal visitor uses, or when they involve props, models, professional crews and casts or set dressings.