Station Camp Campground (also known as Station Camp Horse Camp) is located on the Tennessee side of the park.
Station Camp Campground combines the experience of traditional woods camping with the modern conveniences of flush toilets, hot showers and electrick hookups. Sites can accomodate both RV and tent camping. Tie-stalls are available on each site.
Black bears and other wildlife frequent the area; visitors must follow food and garbage storage regulations. All food and items used to store or prepare food MUST be secured in a food storage locker near your campsite or inside the trunk or cab of your vehicle at all times when not in use. This includes horse feed as well. DO NOT HANG TRASH FROM THE LANTERN POLE ON YOUR SITE.
Dipose of garbage immediately in bear-proof garbage receptacles. This rule is strictly enforced!
Firewood Quarantine: The possession of any firewood originating from any location for which a federal or state firewood quarantine is in effect is prohibited. The movement of firewood into the park from counties adjacent to the park for which a federal or state quarantine is in place is permitted.Firewood which bears a USDA or a state certificate is allowed. The National Park Service STRONGLY discourages the movement of firewood from one location to another. Help protect the park and chose to bring only heat-treated wood on your next visit!
Horses or other members of the Equidae family being transported into or through the park from out of state shall be accompanied by a negative test for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) (Coggins) conducted not more than twelve (12) months prior to entering the state as well as proof of veterinary inspection. These forms must be in possession of the horse handler at all times.
Any group larger than 25 persons wishing to participate in any activity in the park in which members of the group will depart from an established road and/or parking area must first obtain a permit for such activity. More information can be found online at www.nps.gov/biso/planyourvisit/special-use-permits.htm.
Big South Fork is located in north-central Tennessee and southeastern Kentucky in some of the most rugged terrain of the Cumberland Plateau. The park encompasses approximately 125,000 acres including rocky gorges and forested plateaus.
Just a few miles down the road is the Station Camp River Access where most horseback riders cross the river to access numerous trails. The river access has a picnic area and vault toilets.
Numerous trails snake through the recreation area, offering mountain biking, hiking and horseback riding for visitors. The Big South Fork River provides opportunities for all water-sports.
4564 LEATHERWOOD ROAD ONEIDA TENNESSEE 37841
4564 Leatherwood Road Oneida TN 37841
For campground inquiries, please call: (423) 286-7275
For detailed directions, please visit: http://www.nps.gov/biso/planyourvisit/directions.htm