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Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area

Oneida, TN
+1 423-286-7275
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You could hike and site see for ever here. So many places to see. As someone previously mentioned... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, Kentucky

We hiked the Angel Falls trail. It was a 4 mile round trip hike. The trail ran beside the river... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2017
Knoxville, Tennessee
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A 90-mile stretch of riverside park through scenic valleys and gorges: great for canoeing and kayaking.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
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Oneida, TN
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You could hike and site see for ever here. So many places to see. As someone previously mentioned you need to get a map and plan your visit here. Millions of overlooks, falls. rapids. caves, hiking trails, fishing etc. Beautiful park.

Thank mrmage
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

We hiked the Angel Falls trail. It was a 4 mile round trip hike. The trail ran beside the river. It was an easy trail that took about 90 minutes including exploring the rocks and rapids in the river. The falls were big rapids in...More

1  Thank cnorth828
Reviewed August 5, 2017

This is shown as Oneida TN. It is not. It stretches from Oneida to Jamestown TN and well into KY. There is highway access from all directions and the natural beauty is evident. Wildlife ranges from birds and squirrels to elk and there are more...More

Thank 4q2
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Excellent NRRA located a short drive off I-75. The Bandy Creek Visitor Center had a lot of information on the area with some friendly NPS Rangers. The park was not crowded when we visited. Plenty of great scenery to be seen. For those who collect...More

1  Thank dmacwi
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

We hiked the most popular trails on a beautiful weekend in June and hardly saw anyone. The scenery of these trails are great, interesting vegetations and good wildlife, awesome geological exposure, and trails are well maintained. I highly recommend anyone to visit here instead of...More

Thank MTR5959
Reviewed May 4, 2017

The Big South Fork was a highlight of our week-long vacation. Yahoo Falls in the spring rain was fabulous! Yahoo arch was neat, too. Twin arches was fun -- to walk on the arches. But the best photo we got was from the East Rim...More

Thank AquatenniiaT
Reviewed April 30, 2017

We were very impressed with the clean restrooms and showers at Bandy Creek and also the solitude and beauty of the twin arches hike. Only down side was people didn't keep their dogs on a leash which was difficult with our puppy on a leash.

1  Thank vmessersmith
Reviewed March 28, 2017

This was our first visit to the area and we were amazed by how beautiful the scenery was. We have hiked Red River Gorge and the Gatlinburg area and this is just as nice sans the crowds. We did the Leatherwood Loop and the Bridge...More

Thank yayafabs
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Because of the large size of this Park, there is so much to see and do! There could be a few more trail signs in some areas. You could hike forever..... and I almost did in an area with no trail markers. Beautiful any time...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

We visited here this past weekend and fell in love with the beauty. We live by the Smoky Mountains and go just about every week but sometimes the crowds can be overwhelming on the trails, so we decided to venture out here for a day...More

1  Thank SmurfySmurfette80
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I cannot remember this one exactly but they are all good.....look at the site map on line. Thanks SB