Vacation rentals in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area

Vacation rentals in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area

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Highlights Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area

  • Fishing
  • Horseback riding
  • Hiking trails
  • Swimmable lake
  • National forest

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Vacation Rental for 7 Guests in Big South Fork National River And Recreation Area, Tennessee
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Big South Fork National River And Recreation Area, Tennessee
Vacation Rental • 775 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
9.6
(27 reviews)
If your looking for a quiet, peaceful vacation at a reasonable price, this is it! Welcome to The Bear's Den, at William's Creek Retreat, situated near the Big South Fork Park in a secluded, wooded setting.The main level has a full bath, and a laundry room that has a full -size washer and dryer as well as a fully equipped kitchen. The master bedroom is located on the main level and has a queen bed with direct access to the deck for morning coffee.On the second level there is a full bath that is shared by two bedrooms, one has a queen bed and the other has bunk beds that have a full on bottom...
from $153 / night
Vacation Rental for 8 Guests in Big South Fork National River And Recreation Area, Overton County
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Big South Fork National River And Recreation Area, Overton County
Vacation Rental • 1421 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
9.7
(82 reviews)
Deer Haven Lodge located within Spruce Creek Acres is a spacious, 1,428 sq. ft. cabin with two bedrooms, loft, and 2 bathrooms. Two bedrooms have queen size beds and the loft has two twin size beds. There is also a queen-size sleeper sofa (with new memory foam mattress, sleeps great!) in the living room. There is a gorgeous and peaceful back deck with a hot tub that is such a great treat after a long day of hiking or riding! The cabin is very close to the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area and Pickett State Park. Be sure to bring your hiking boots, and/or horses, because th...
from $158 / night
Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Big South Fork National River And Recreation Area, Overton County
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Big South Fork National River And Recreation Area, Overton County
Vacation Rental • 495 ft² • 1 Bedroom
9.9
(67 reviews)
Amish built, cozy, rustic Pinewood cabin in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. This property is horse ready, with a cross-fenced paddock area with electric fencing, and 22 miles of maintained horse riding/hiking trails right off the property! Easy access to Big South Fork riding or hiking trails, Pickett State Park, Historic Rugby, and many other natural areas to enjoy! Trails feature waterfalls, and rock shelf overhangs. The cabin has one private bedroom with a full size bed, an open loft with ladder access and a queen size mattress. One bathroom, kitchen, dining, and sitti...
from $97 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area

$240for 1 Jun - 8 Jun
$231 annual average
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Current vacation rental availability Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area

38%for 1 Jun - 8 Jun
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Vacation rentals in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area

An outdoor retreat in Big South Fork

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.

Vacations in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area

The area and getting around

Arriving in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area

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 National River and Recreation Area for fishing enthusiasts

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!

Top 5 travel tips in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area

1. Visit Twin Arches

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?

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