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Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is a massive outdoor playground consisting of rivers, lakes, forests, and caves. The area spans through northeastern Tennessee and southeastern Kentucky, encompassing a total of 125,000 acres. The recreation area bursts with natural beauty and is home to a variety of natural attractions, walking trails, waterfalls, hiking areas, rock formations, caverns, and more! It’s a fantastic year-round vacation destination option for families, outdoor lovers, and fishing enthusiasts.Finding your perfect vacation rental in Big South Fork
Enjoy the ultimate outdoor getaway in Big South Fork with a vacation rental set in nature. There is a wide range of rentals to choose from with something for every type of traveler. Opt for an oversized, wooden-framed rental with a jacuzzi and a fireplace, where the whole family can spend some quality time together during the colder months. Couples can opt for a cozy, rustic rental during a romantic getaway together. Although rentals in Big South Fork are situated deep in nature, you won’t have to sacrifice any modern comforts. The vast majority of rentals in this area are equipped with high-speed internet, sleek appliances, heating, air-conditioning, and washing machines. Pet-friendly rentals are available for people traveling with pets.
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The area and getting around
If you’ll be flying into the area, the closest airport is the Upper Cumberland Regional Airport. This airport only offers domestic flights. Nashville International Airport is the nearest major airport and is around two and a half hours away from Big South Fork. Car rental companies are available in Nashville.Getting around Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
Big South Fork spans a massive area so having a private car will be crucial throughout your stay. Many of the major points of interest around the area are quite spread out and require a bit of driving time to be reached. However, you’ll be able to squeeze plenty of physical activity into your trip since most of the attractions require hiking, walking, biking, swimming, or boating to be fully enjoyed and discovered.
Travelers and activities
Big South Fork Cumberland River is a popular area among fishing enthusiasts with over 138 miles of fishing streams. Here you’ll find over 90 species of fish including bass, trout, catfish, pan fish, walleye, musky, and more. Be sure to carry your Tennessee fishing license on you at all times while you’re fishing throughout the recreational area.Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area for families
Big South Fork is the perfect place for families to spend some quality time together in the great outdoors. A popular way to discover the area is on horseback via nearly 212 miles of equestrian riding trails throughout the park. You can rent horses or purchase horseback riding tours from a variety of nearby stables, including Brandy Creek Stables, Station Horse Camp, and Bear Creek Horse Camp. Horseback rides are suitable for all age levels, even young children who can share a horse with adults, making this the perfect family activity for visitors in Big South Fork!
Take the Big South Fork Scenic Railway for a scenic train adventure that will leave you speechless!
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Twin Arches is an easy and popular hike in Big South Fork featuring two enormous and stunning natural rock arches. You can reach the arches in less than a mile while hiking along a flat, open trail, or you can also take the stairs. The scenery here is beautiful!2. Explore Picket CCC Memorial State Park
This lush forest park is home to a crystal clear 12-acre lake and plenty of hiking trails. Head here for a day of kayaking, hiking, and swimming in the summer months. There are a few rock formations and caves you can explore as well.3. Hike in Daniel Boone National Forest
Surrounding the northern portion of Big South Fork is Daniel Boone National Forest. This massive national forest offers a variety of activities and attractions for all types of travelers. Go swimming, boating, tubing, and kayaking during the summer months. You can also choose from a variety of hiking trails depending on your skill level and visit numerous waterfalls as well.4. Visit the historic Blue Heron Mining Community
If history interests you, a visit here is a must. This old coal mine allows you to take a step back in time with artifacts and recreated houses of the old mining comminity. You can take a self-guided tour of the place and explore the nearby nature trails as well.5. Watch the sunset
Big South Fork is known for its spectacular sunsets. There are numerous overlooks throughout the area where you can catch the sun melting below the horizon every evening. Sunset Overlook, Bronco Overlook, and East Rim Overlook are some of the best places to catch a view of the sky at any time, but particularly for sunrise and sunset.
FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
On average, how much do vacation rentals in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area cost?
Last year, rentals in this destination had an annual average cost of around $211 per night.
When are vacation rentals cheaper in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area?
Those who want to save as much as possible visit Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in April, March, or August, the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of $186, $195, and $198 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.
During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area?
At the time of booking a vacation rental in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of February (with an average of $242 per night), followed by January ($222), and then December ($221).
Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area?
It's worthwhile if you can book your stay with plenty of time when visiting Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, as only 20% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.
What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?
The months when it's the easiest to find free accommodation in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area are January (the average amount of properties that are available reached 47% of the total last year), February (32%), and September (30%).
How many vacation rentals are there in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area?
Holidu has 40 vacation rentals in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, provided by 2 different partners.
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