Big South Fork

NPS to clear storm debris from many Big South Fork roads

BANDY CREEK — The National Park Service is about to begin removing tree debris from many of the gravel roads and multi-use trails throughout...

Road work to resume in Big South Fork; slight delays expected

BANDY CREEK — Temporary traffic signals will return to S.R. 297 through the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area on Monday, with...

Fee increases proposed for Big South Fork

BANDY CREEK — The National Park Service has proposed several fee increases for the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, and is...

Two fugitives captured in the Big South Fork

BANDY CREEK — A pair of fugitives were apprehended in the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area late Saturday morning, following a...

NPS says masks required in Big South Fork, other national parks

BANDY CREEK — The National Park Service said Monday that facial coverings will now be required inside all of the Big South Fork National...

‘Go Big’ in Big South Fork in 2021

The Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area is once again in 2021 encouraging guests of the 125,000-acre national park to “go big,”...

Big South Fork seeks volunteer Trailkeepers

BANDY CREEK — Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area’s Trail Keeper program is a volunteer partnership for people who love the park’s...

Funeral services planned for former Big South Fork archaeologist Tom Des Jean

Funeral services will be held Thursday at Four Oaks Funeral Home in Oneida for Tom Des Jean, a former archaeologist at the Big South...

Rescue squad, EMS assist with trail rescue

BANDY CREEK — National Park Service rangers, Scott County Rescue Squad and Scott County Ambulance Service personnel worked for several hours Saturday to rescue...

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