Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, Williamsburg

#42 of 62 in Nature in Kentucky
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 area boasts miles of scenic gorges and sandstone bluffs, is rich with natural and historic features and has been developed to provide visitors with a wide range of outdoor recreational activities.
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  • Awesome ... Campground has plenty of different size lots, with electric & water clean and quiet or campfire tent camping. This park is wonderful for horseback riders, hikers and mountain bicycling .....  more »
  • BSFNRRA is a wonderful park for hiking! No crowds or traffic. Off the beaten path for plenty of privacy & solitude!  more »
  • Very cool place lots of trails, overlooks, etc.. Devil's cave not an actual advertised park feature but kinda cool. You will need to descend some rock features with a knotted rope about 10-12 ft. high but not too bad Ask around I don't want to blow this place up by posting the info on Google reviews. Also check out the Twin Arches loop trail...just an amazing site to visit. And finally Maude's crack, descend into a crack about 2-3 feet wide by walking backward while gripping a rope, it comes out on the bottom about 60ft. lower than where you started. It's about a mile hike from the parking area. All three of these areas are about 1/2 hour to 40 minutes apart, we did all three in a couple hours. Really a very cool area.
  • Another America's Great Idea. Had never been here before . A gorgeous place to see. Worth the drive from Florida. I love the Mountains. So peaceful here. Only here Birds chirping and water running in distant. Lots of campsites. Bikers are plentiful. Have Fun

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