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Blue Heron Campground

Contact Info
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
4564 Leatherwood Road
Oneida, TN 37841

Campground:
423-569-2404 ext. 267
Big South Fork NP:
423-569-9778
Basics
Number of Sites:
45 sites
Reservations:
Accepted

Description

Blue Heron Campground is a rustic and spacious campground, situated on the Kentucky side of The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area.

Blue Heron Campground combines the experience of traditional woods camping with the modern convenience of flush toilets, hot showers and electric hookups. Sites can accommodate both RV and tent camping.

Amenities

Basic Amenities
  • Drinking Water
  • Flush Toilets
  • Hot Showers
Special Features
  • Playground
  • Fire Rings
  • Picnic Tables

Details

Season
April 1 - October 31
Basic Info
Total Sites:
45 sites
Activities
Fishing, 

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

The main river of the Big South Fork is also a short drive away, offering fishing opportunities.

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

From 1-75 Northbound
Take exit 141 for Oneida/Huntsville and turn left. Follow Highway 63 to the intersection of US-27 in Huntsville. Turn right and continue north on US-27 through Oneida for 18 miles. Turn onto KY-92 West and travel approximately 1.3 miles. Bear left onto Highway 1651. Travel about .5 miles then turn right onto KY-741. This road is narrow, and if you have a big rig it is suggested that you continue on 1651 for another three-quarter miles and turn a sharp right onto KY-742. From KY-741 or KY-742 follow the brown park signs.

From I-75 Southbound
Take exit 62 at Mt. Vernon and turn right onto Highway 461. Travel about 19 miles, then take Highway 80 westward to the Highway 914 bypass. Follow Highway 914 for 6 miles to the intersection of US-27. Turn left onto US-27 and travel south approximately 31 miles. Turn right onto KY-92 and continue west for approximately 1.3 miles. Bear left onto Hwy 1651, and after a half-mile turn right onto KY-741. This road is narrow, and if you have a big rig it is suggested that you continue on 1651 for another three-quarter miles and turn a sharp right onto KY-742. From KY-741 or KY-742 follow the brown park signs.


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