Bear Creek Campground - KY

Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area

Bear Creek Horse Camp is located in the Kentucky portion of Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area.

Bear Creek combines the experience of traditional woods camping with the modern conveniences of flush toilets, hot showers and electric hookups. Sites can accommodate both RV and tent camping. Tie-stalls are available on each site.

Need to Know

Natural Features

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.

Nearby Attractions

Just a few miles from the campground is Blue Heron Mine, also known as Mine 18, a historic abandoned mining town that has been rebuilt as an outdoor museum. Visitors can hear audio presentations from actual people who lived in the community in the 1950s.


Numerous trails snake through the recreation area, offering mountain biking, hiking and horseback riding for visitors.

Contact Information


4564 Leatherwood Road Oneida TN 37841

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: (423) 286-7275

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