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Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area

May 13 - May 19

Trip Navigation

Volunteers will repair tread on trail, build water bars, remove vegetation and repair/replace a ladder on the John Litton Loop trail. The use of hand tools such as shovels, rakes, handsaws, hammers, etc. will be used.

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Host

National Park Service

Accommodations

Car Camping Tent Sites

Hiking/Access

Day Hiking up to 1 miles per day

Project Rating

Easy

Minimum Volunteer Age

16

Maximum Group Size

12

Area and Attractions

Encompassing 125,000 acres of the Cumberland Plateau, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area protects the free-flowing Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and its tributaries. The park offers almost 400 miles of hiking and multi-use trails. The area is home to several arches, beautiful overlooks, wildflowers, and geological wonders. The park is home to the Twin Arches, considered to be the larges arches east of the Mississippi.

Accommodations Description

Volunteers will camp at the Bandy Creek Campground, a front-country campground. There are bath houses with hot showers. The campsites have tent pads, cooking grills and picnic tables. Some pots, pans and utensils will be provided. Volunteers should bring their own tent, sleeping bag and pad, cup/bowl/eating utensils, and personal items.

Travel

Airport Pickup provided from Knoxville, TN

Location

Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
151 Stable Road, Oneida, Tennessee 37841 United States

Registration

Out of stock!American Hiking Society Member$275.00Wahoo, you get a registration discount!
Out of stock!Non-Member$330.00Registration includes 1-year AHS membership. Welcome!
Out of stock!Additional Trip(s) in 2018$195.00Thanks for conserving trails...again!
Out of stock!Youth$195.00Under 18 years of age- Must be accompanied by legal guardian on trip
Out of stock!Group$195.004+ Participants, All must be AHS members