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Table of Contents

Trail Riding & Horse Tales

Your All Season Guide to Big South Fork Country...The Trail Riding Capital of the East!
Trails in the Big South Fork Region...4-5
Trail Tales...50

Big South Fork Map & Horse Camps...28-29
Dale Hollow Lake...38

Historical Sites & Parks

Historic Rugby...24-25

Festivals & Events

Annual Events...22-23
McCreary County Events...27
Friends of Big South Fork (NRRA) Events...31

Articles & Activities

Spotlight on Tennessee Recreational Properties...8
Kicking Back Cabin at Spruce Creek...11
Spotlight on Muddy Pond...13
Big South Fork Cuisine at Bacara’s...17
Annie’s Travels & Treasures...18-20
Big South Fork ATV Adventures...21
Big South Fork Scenic Railway...26
Big South Fork Discovery Center...33
Spotlight on Long Branch Lakes...35
Dale Hollow Lake...37
Chestnut Hill Winery...39
Cumberland County Playhouse...41
Adventures in Big South Fork...42
Plateau Drug Center...46
Custom Fireplaces & More...47
Photo Contest...51-52
Loree Guest Ranch...56


Business Directories
Visitor Centers & Chambers...2
Advertiser Directory & Wi-Fi Locations...3
Real Estate, Construction & Support Services...43
Newcomer Information...48-49
Business Directory...53-55

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Regional BSF Visitor Center
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WELCOME to the Big South Fork Visitors’ Guide (BSFVG) – your guide to the beautiful and amazing Big South Fork Na-
tional River & Recreation Area (BSFNRRA). As I write this,
Friends of the Big South Fork (BSFNRRA) the redbuds are blooming and the birds and frogs are singing
423-663-4556 their delightful melodies with 60-70 degree days on the hori- zon. Everything is coming back to life. Putting together our
fourth BSFVG has been fun. There is a lot happening in our
SOUTH BIG SOUTH FORK REGION area with new restaurants, new shops, new cabins and so much
Bandy Creek Visitor Center-TN to do! We love coming out of our winter hibernation to get the
423-286-7275 scoop on interesting stories, delicious food, exciting recreation and new places to overnight
and discover. The Big South Fork region is one of the most desirable equestrian destina-
Concierge Services, LLC tions in the U.S. and continues to grow. It offers expansive, well groomed trails, amazing
Toll Free: 866-953-0198 overlooks, and spectacular bluff views. There are many excellent investment opportunities in properties and home sites that offer small town feel, friendly people, lots of unique shops,
restaurants, and fun along the way.
Crossville-Cumberland County
Chamber of Commerce-TN Check out our accommodations section, beginning on page 10, to plan for an incredible
Toll Free: 877-465-3861 • 931-484-8444
weekend getaway, romantic weekend or weeklong adventure trip while enjoying the many
pleasures of the region. Here you will surely find the perfect place to stay during your visit
Historic Rugby Visitor Center-TN to the Big South Fork. Numerous restaurants continue to serve the many visitors some
Toll Free: 888-214-3400 • 423-628-2441 of the best dining around. Preston’s Steakhouse continues to serve delicious char-grilled steaks, shrimp, and Tex-Mex cuisine. K.C. Jones’ BBQ conveniently located on of Hwy.
127 in Clarkrange, offers up some excellent slabs of ribs, special hickory smoked pulled
Jamestown-Fentress County pork and chicken along with some of tasty sides – delicious. If you are looking for a
Chamber of Commerce-TN real treat, drive to the Valley of the Three Forks and visit Sgt. York’s Homesite, Gristmill,
Toll Free: 877-273-4453 • 931-879-9948 gravesite and General Store. While there, stop at the Hitchin Post Café and let them spoil you with some real southwestern ranch style smoked BBQ. It is out of this world. My son
and I devoured some slow cooked Boston butt, Bam-Bam Turkey Legs and some baby back
Oneida-Scott County ribs, along with the most delicious potato salad and beans I have ever eaten! Grant loved the
Chamber of Commerce-TN hoecake. The best breakfast can be found at the Coffee Time Café in Clarkrange. Heather
Toll Free: 800-645-6905 • 423-663-6900 Thomas and her excellent team serve happy customers piping hot coffee, and breakfast favorites such as thick slabs of bacon, country sausage, home fries, delicious omelets, and
even rye toast. They also have a scrumptious breakfast burrito, and a decadent fruit parfait
Rugby-Morgan County layered with yogurt, granola, and fresh fruits, too. There are many other restaurants to en-
Chamber of Commerce-TN
joy in the Big South Fork area - too many to write about here - so check out the restaurants on pages 13, 14-17, 24-25, 34, 36, 40, and Annie’s favorites beginning on page 18. Don’t
forget to check Annie’s Blog on regularly for the latest in my discover-
NORTH BIG SOUTH FORK REGION ies – hot off the press so to speak.
Stearns Depot Visitor Center-KY
606-376-5073 The Big South Fork is known for its well groomed equestrian trails, awesome overlooks, and excellent recreation opportunities including hiking, canoeing, mountain biking, camp-
ing, and so much more! Many of the horse trails/camps have activities throughout the year,
BSF Scenic Railway-KY and have folks coming from all over the US to enjoy the best trails in the Southeast. Take
Toll Free: 800-462-5664 • 606-376-5330 a look at our Events Calendar and plan some of your trips around the exciting annual fes-
tivals, events, and trail rides. Other spotlights in this year’s guide include Muddy Pond - a
McCreary County Tourist wonderful Mennonite community offering homemade sorghum, leather ware, jellies, furni-
Commission-KY ture, produce, plants, baked goods, lodging, and so much more! The new Discovery Center
Toll Free: 888-284-3718 • 606-376-3008 has lots of tourist information, and also offers many of the talented area artists’ handcrafted items – read more on page 33. Also, be sure to visit some of our fine retail establishments
including BJ’s Western Wear and Rim Riders Equestrian Lifestyle, offering extensive west-
Wayne County Chamber of Commerce ern clothing, hats, boots, home furnishings, tack, jewelry and so much more! You’ll find
Toll Free: 866-348-3064 • 606-348-3064
more throughout this guide. Happy Trails and enjoy your trip!

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Airpark Equestrian Stables...c5 Hughes Real Estate Services...43

B J’s Western Store...4 J & B Stuff...34
Bacara’s Family Restaurant...17 Jordan Motel...12
Big South Fork Scenic Railway...26 K C Jones BBQ...16 Creek Trails...34 Kicking Back Cabin...11
Blair Creek Horse Camp & Resort, LLC...14 Laurel Fork Rustic Retreat...12
Boutique, The...34 Lennie Mae’s...24
Brimstone Recreation, LLC...21 Livingston - Overton County
Burdens Drug Center...33 Chamber of Commerce...36
Cabin at the Pond...13 Log Cabin Restaurant...40
Cabins of Elk Run, The...24 Long Branch Lakes...c6, c7
Carson Truss...45 Long Branch Lakes Equestrian Center...c6, c7
Cedar Creek Cattle Co...6 Long Horn Ranch...15
Cherokee Ridge Camp n Cabins...4 Loree Guest Ranch Bed & Breakfast...12
Chestnut Hill Winery...39 McCreary County Tourist Commission...27
Coffee Time Café...16 Mitchell Creek Marina...36
Concierge Services, LLC...32 Mountain Barn Builders...45
Country Porch, The...13 Muddy Pond Sorghum Mill...13
Cumberland County Playhouse...41 Muddy Pond Variety Store...13
Cumberland Mountain General Store...34 New York Life...42
Custom Fireplaces & More...47 Pit Row Quality Quick Lube...32
Dale Hollow Cabin Rentals...c3 Plateau Drugs...46
Deer Run RV Resort...9 Preston’s Steak House...15
East Fork Stables...c2 Rim Riders Equestrian Lifestyle...5
Farm Credit Services-Crossville Office...47 Rockcastle Farms, LLC...bc
Fentress County Chamber of Commerce...32 Ron’s Restaurant & Pizzaria...16
Fentress County Flowers & Gifts...33 Saddle Brook Stables...7
Forbus General Store...34 Saddle Valley Campgrounds...6
Friends of Big South Fork, The...30, 31 Sorghum Mill, The...13
Good Ole Rocky Top Realty...44, 45 Southeast Pack Trips...6
Grand Vista Hotel...14 Spruce Creek Stables & Campgrounds...4
Grey Gables Bed & Breakfast...25 Sunset Marina & Resort...36
Gwin Realty, LLC...12 Sunset Marina & Resort Restaurant...36
Hangin Hog, The...14 Swan Ridge Lake Resort...37
Harrow Road Café...24 Tennessee Recreational Properties...c4
Highlands at Big South Fork, The...c2 The Galley at Mitchell Creek...36
Historic Rugby...24 US GOLF...40
Hitchin Post...16 West View Lake Properties...c3
Honest Abe Log Homes...45

For convenience, this a list of some of our Historic Rugby

advertisers’ and public locations with Wi-Fi access • 888.214.3400
available around the region. Please check with them for Hitchin Post Café • 931.752.2829
more information regarding range and any fees The Jordan Motel
associated with their services. • 931.879.4421
Kicking Back Cabin
Big South Fork Discovery Center • 931.537.9144 • 866.953.0198 Laurel Fork Rustic Retreat (8 Cabins)
Deer Run RV Resort • 423.286.5135 • 931.484.3333 Pit Row Quality Quick Lube
East Fork Stables • 931.752.5823 • 800.97.TRAIL Sunset Marina & Resort
Grand Vista Hotel • 800.760.8550 • 888.854.6300 Millard Oakley Public Library
Grey Gables Bed & Breakfast Inn • 931.823.1888 • 423.628.5252 Fentress County Public Library • 931.879.7512

Links to Regional Information: Big South Fork,

Dale Hollow Lake, Fall Creek Falls,, and

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Trails Around Big South Fork
Trails Around the Big South Fork Region

The trails in the Big South Fork (BSF) are becoming known
throughout the equine world and are undoubtedly some of the
best trails in the Southeast….some would say in the nation.
There is a lot happening in the region — too much to mention
in this space; however, here are a few highlights to keep you
informed. We hope that if you have never visited our beautiful
area, that you will come and visit soon. If you have already
been to ride, camp, or just relax, be sure to come again for a
weekend or week. It is a great time to buy your dream home
and enjoy equestrian living at its best.

East Fork Stables, the granddaddy of the equine trails in the

BSF region, has added several themed events to keep riders
entertained after exploring their over 100 miles of well-marked
and maintained trails. The Mardi Gras, Luau, Kentucky Derby
and Oktoberfest Rides are just a few to keep cowboys and
cowgirls coming back. Spruce Creek Stables is the newest
campground in the area featuring 9 campsites with full hook-
up and horse stalls plus direct access to many trails. Mike
Archambault and his mom, JoAnn Roberts, have taken their
love of horses and God’s creation and are reaching out to
children who need guidance, direction, and hope with their New
Beginnings Youth Ranch centered on an equestrian lifestyle.
They let their light shine on these children as they guide them
through their equestrian ministry, teaching the children through
the animals they care for. They are making a difference in the
BSF. (Donations are much appreciated if you would like to

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help.) Cedar Creek Cattle Company offers an expansive trail BSF and only minutes from the trailheads to the BSF. Kicking
system and excellent facilities, as well as, horse rentals, guided Back Cabin, Longhorn Ranch, and Blair Creek Stables also
trips, and they even have some camp sites for your overnight offer access to trails from their luxury cabins and campground.
adventure. Saddle Valley Campground continues to offer camp If you are looking for a place to retire or a second home,
sites, cabins, stables, and corrals with guided horse rentals. Tennessee Recreational Properties, The Highlands at Big South
They also have several guided weekend and themed trail Fork, Rockcastle Farms, Honey Creek Trails and others
rides to keep the experienced rider engaged. See represented by local real estate agents and property
Melissa Hardwick Carter’s story about a ride developers offer fine equestrian communities in
she experienced with her friends. It’s on the heart of Big South Fork country, as well
page 50. Local cowboy, Larry McMillan as, other great places to build your dream.
continues to bring in folks from around If you need a place to board your horse or
the country to Southeast Pack Trips due take riding lessons, Airpark Equestrian
to the quality of his guiding services Stables has just the facility for you with
and his good nature. Larry is what direct access to the trails at Big South
you would expect from a true cowboy Fork. If you are in the market for a
and his guided trips are great fun. fine horse, Saddle Brook Stables has an
Larry offers guided tours, rentals, and excellent selection. They offer some of
overnight trips upon request. Two very the best gaited, well built, and excellent
unique places to board your horses and colored horses on the market.
overnight in some quality cabins are Loree
Guest Ranch Bed & Breakfast and Laurel Fork One of the newest destinations on the
Rustic Retreat. Loree Guest Ranch is an amazing Cumberland Plateau area is the expansive, quality
facility featuring the equestrian lifestyle filled with Long Branch Lakes, offering a gated equestrian
all the comforts of a luxury accommodation. Spacious rooms, community with over 75 miles of trails (60 at Bledsoe State
spectacular furnishings, guest pool, amazing overlooks, horse Park) from their equestrian center. They too offer guided tours,
stalls, and a covered arena for your horses — when you are not trail rides, and clinics, plus wonderful equestrian living. There
riding the truly spectacular trails. Laurel Fork Rustic Retreat is a lot to see and experience in the BSF so come on over and
offers luxurious yet, rustic cabins located in the heart of the take a look! (More trail stories on page 42 & 50.)

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Spotlight on Tennessee Recreational Properties
Tennessee Recreation Properties (TRP) has been developing Some other TRP developments include The Hitchin Post and
premier equestrian communities in the Big South Fork region adjacent Hunter’s Ridge, which are two equestrian communities
since 2005. TRP and its partners have been showcasing the that also cater to the horse lovers with trail riding, underground
Cumberland Plateau and Fentress utilizes, and common areas with home sites ranging from 1 ½
County to the nation and making acres to 3 acres for The Hitchin Post where you can find the TRP
it one of the most desirable Cabarns — all-in-one equestrian living and the newest trend in
equestrian destinations in the the equine community. Comfortable rustic one to two bedroom
southeast since that time. cabins with attached barns, horse stalls, and turnouts. These are
There are few places in great for second home owners and can be put on TRP’s rental
the world as welcoming program to defray the cost of your vacation home. TRP has an
as the Cumberland extensive management pool and is a licensed property manager.
Plateau. People that are
warm and friendly, four Yet another of the TRP Properties is Nichol Creek Farms.
distinct seasons in a temperate Homesites range from four to twelve acres, giving you plenty
climate, near year-round outdoor of room for a home with horses, gardens, and orchards. The
recreation, and trails for horses, growing season in the area is generally around 180 days, giving
hikers, and bikers abound. TRP has designed you a long growing season to enjoy your fresh produce. Due to
parcels of land with bluff views, rolling hills, mini-farms and the generally mild winters, it is easy to enjoy some cool season
estate-sized homesites overlooking the dramatic Cumberland crops well into late November or early December most years.
Plateau and Big South Fork terrain that offer an affordable If you’ve ever dreamed of owning your own small farm and
alternative to the expensive mountain-top properties just east of growing your own organic produce near year round, this is your
us in the Smoky Mountains and North Carolina’s Appalachian opportunity. However, it is vanishing quickly. Nichol Creek
Mountains. Farms is one of TRP’s more affordable developments and the
inventory has been going fast.
Some of the properties offered by TRP include River Park, their
first equestrian community, offering 600 acres of incredible The founders of TRP have been developing land for over 100
beauty — a horse lover’s paradise with miles of trails, years and have developed some of the most desirable land in
underground utilities, restricted covenants, and borders the the Big South Fork region. Their love of nature, horses, and
beautiful Clear Fork River. Hemlocks, pines, and other flora riding makes it natural for them to offer top notch equestrian
make this backdrop very welcoming and perfect for horse barns. communities built around a love of the outdoors and long-lasting
Most home sites consist of 5+ acres, including mini farms of 12- relationships. Visit TRP online and make your dream a reality
20 acres. River Park has been very popular with many luxury by making your appointment now to visit the Big South Fork
homes and barns being constructed. They have been designed region and one of their premier land developments. Visit them
and constructed to take advantage of the near year-round online at or give them a call toll free at
outdoor living and abundant beauty of the region. Equestrian 1-800-936-1840.
living is at its finest in River Park, where this equestrian
community has been designed around the TRP’s Golden Rule:
build for others communities we would like for ourselves. TRP
partners combine a family tradition of sustainable economic
development that stretches back more than 100 years combined
with the development expertise of native Floridians who fell in
love with the land.

You can visit one of TRP’s showcase homes at River Park

which allows you to experience the quality craftsmanship, the
expansive living area, and the beautiful features of this nine
acre site that takes advantage of River Park’s natural beauty.
Wide porches on three sides of this home make the outdoors
comfortable most of the year and very inviting for outdoor
entertaining, relaxing or when the temperatures drop – a
spectacular soapstone stove provides a hearth-warming heat. All
are perfect for family gatherings or other social opportunities

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Camping Facilities
Camping in the Big South Fork

If you are looking for an opportunity to “get back to nature”,

camping in the Big South Fork region is an excellent way
to do so with many camps offering easy access to trails with
plenty of scenic beauty all around. The popularity of camping
continues to grow, with the increased RV ownership by the
growing baby boomer population and the desire for families to
get back to nature and to enjoy a simple way of life. Camping
allows families the opportunity to share experiences unlike other
lodging experiences. You can’t roast marshmallows in the hotel
room floor – at least not without getting arrested. Out here, the
bugs can even become a source of entertainment. Fireflies light
up the night skies with their dazzling dances and many other
nocturnal creatures serenade you to sleep with their melodic
sounds. If you are looking for something a little less rural,
Deer Run RV Resort is located near Crossville the Golf Capital
of Tennessee. They were selected as the Tennessee ARVC
Campground of the Year 2007-2008.

Campground Location Phone Type of Sites # Water Elect. Sewer

Bandy Creek & Inside BSFNRRA 423.286.8368 Campsites (BC) 180 Y Y Y

Blue Heron Campgrounds 143 Stable Lane Campsites (BH) 45 Y Y Y Oneida, TN 37841 Trailer Sites (BC) 100 Y Y Y
Tent Sites (BC) 49 Y Y Y
Horse Stalls (BC) 60+
Cherokee Ridge Camp n Cabins 150 Laurel Creek Rd. 931.879.7696 Campsites 45 Y Y Y Jamestown, TN 38556

Deer Run RV Resort 3609 Peavine Firetower Rd. 931.484.3333 Full RV Hook-up 85 Y Y Y Crossville, TN 38571 877.337.8678 Tent Sites with RV sites
Primitive 20 N N N
East Fork Stables 3598 S. York Hwy. 931.879.1176 Campsites 168 Y Y Y Jamestown, TN 38556 800.97.TRAIL Horse Stalls 172 Y Y N
Saddle Valley Campground 350 Dewey Burke Rd. 931.879.6262 Campsites 25 Y Y N Jamestown, TN 38556 Primitive 5 N N N
Horse Stalls 43 Y Y N
Southeast Pack Trips 299 Dewey Burke Rd. 931.879.2260 Horse Stalls 10 Y Y N Jamestown, TN 38556
Spruce Creek Stables & Campground 532 Evergreen Lane 931.704.2072 Campsites 9 Y Y Y Jamestown, TN 38556 Horse Stalls w/fans 12 Y N N
Station Camp & P.O. Box 4411 423.569.3321 Campsites (SC) 24 Y Y N
Bear Creek Horse Camp Oneida, TN 37841 Campsites (BC) 23 Y Y N (All campgrounds listed above have dumping stations.)

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Big South Fork Accommodations
We have uncovered more awesome by Anita from Gail’s Wallpaper in GRAND VISTA HOTEL
11597 Scott Highway, Huntsville, TN 37756
overnight accommodations including Jamestown. It is an awesome, affordable 888.854.6300 •
Kicking Back Cabin, nestled at the edge place to stay while you enjoy historic
of the BSFNRRA; with all the amenities Rugby. If you are staying on the northern GREY GABLES BED & BREAKFAST
5809 Rugby Hwy., Rugby, TN 37733
of a five star hotel and more! Read all side of the park, be sure to check out 423.628.5252 •
about it on the next page. Would you Blair Creek Horse Camp & Resort and
like to spend the weekend in Muddy all the wonderful things to see and do in 5731 Peavine Rd., Crossville, TN 38571
Pond – a peaceful, functional, and McCreary County. Blair Creek offers 800.647.0077 • 931.484.0077
thriving Mennonite community close excellent accommodations for you and
by? The Horst family offers beautiful your horse with access to many trails. As HISTORIC RUGBY
accommodations at the Cabin on the you enjoy the remainder of the guide, 5517 Rugby Hwy., Rugby, TN 37733
888.214.3400 •
Pond. It is actually three beautiful, you will discover many other lodging
rustic cabins tucked away in the serene opportunities around the area. All JORDAN MOTEL
2904 South York Hwy., Jamestown, TN 38556
setting of Muddy Pond. Loree Guest offering their unique options for your stay 800.520.0122 • 931.879.4421
Ranch offers equestrian living at their in the Big South Fork. Have a great stay!
beautiful bed and breakfast with acres
of pastures surrounding the ranch, all 861 Spruce Creek Dr., Jamestown, TN 38556
just waiting to be discovered. Faye will 931.537.9144 • 931.544.2872
spoil you with her hospitality and treat
you to a scrumptious breakfast in the LAUREL FORK RUSTIC RETREAT
panoramic dining room. Bring your 1364 Oby Blevins Rd., Jamestown, TN 38556
423.286.5135 • 931.879.1112
horse or enjoy some of her horse clinics
and make the most of a weekend, week
or even longer boarding for you and your 109 Central Ave., Robbins, TN 37852
horse friends. Inez Troxell and family of 931.879.4280 (days) • 931.397.5889 (nite)
Laurel Fork Rustic Retreat offer amazing LLC
cabins and chalets with all the amenities 553 C Gary King Rd., Strunk, KY 42649 LONGHORN RANCH
and comforts of home. Just bring your 877.209.1012 • 606.376.2022 P.O. Box 63, Winfield, TN 37892 423.569.4158
clothes and groceries and everything
else is there for your enjoyment. They CABIN AT THE POND
3100 Muddy Pond Rd., Monterey, TN 38574 LOREE GUEST RANCH
are located minutes from the entrance to 931.445.3743 • 590 Loree Dr., Jamestown, TN 38556
several trail heads at the BSFNRRA — 931.879.1985 •
this is a trail rider’s paradise. Longhorn THE CABINS OF ELK RUN
2165 Low Gap Rd., Helenwood, TN 37755 MITCHELL CREEK MARINA
Ranch, located near Angel Falls, has 423.215.8008 • 1260 Livingston Boat Dock Rd., Allons, TN 38541
added another barn stall, a fire pit, a hot 866.533.1842 • 931.823.6666
tub and a lounge area on the deck for 150 Laurel Creek Campground Rd.
your enjoyment. This is a beautifully Jamestown, TN 38556 • 931.879.7696 SADDLE VALLEY CAMPGROUND
decorated cabin nestled in the woods and 350 Dewey Burks Rd., Jamestown, TN 38556
931.879.6262 •
also close to a few BSFNRRA trail heads. CONCIERGE SERVICES, LLC
Rugby now has several accommodations 3455 S. York Hwy., Jamestown, TN 38556 SOUTHEAST PACK TRIPS
866.953.0198 • 299 Dewey Burks Rd., Jamestown, TN 38556
in their authentic Victorian village that 931.879.2260 •
include breakfast at the newly renovated DALE HOLLOW CABIN RENTAL
Byrdstown, TN 38549 • 877.875.6602 SPRUCE CREEK STABLES &
Harrow Road Café! Are you looking 931.864.6109 • CAMPGROUND
for a Victorian style bed and breakfast 532 Evergreen Lane, Jamestown, TN 38556
or a romantic getaway? Consider a DEER RUN RV RESORT 931.704.2072 •
3609 Peavine Firetower Rd.
comfortable overnight stay with Linda Crossville, TN 38571 SUNSET MARINA & RESORT
Brooks Jones and family at Grey Gables 931.484.3333 • 2040 Sunset Dock Rd., Byrdstown, TN 38549
800.760.8550 • 931.864.3146
Bed and Breakfast Inn. Linda will delight EAST FORK STABLES
you with her wonderful breakfasts, but 3598 S. York Hwy., Jamestown, TN 38556
also consider indulging yourself with an 800.978.7245 •
evening meal and afternoon tea. Lennie FRIENDS OF THE BIG SOUTH FORK NRRA
Mae’s is the newest overnight lodging PO Box 290, Helenwood, TN 37755
423.663.4556 •
facility in Rugby, newly redecorated

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The Kicking Back Cabin (KBC) in the Big South Fork is I could check my Blackberry, too!
one of those hidden jewels that exceeded my (Annie’s)
expectations. My friends, Tammie of Cincinnati and Lynn For a lady who loves to cook, the kitchen is amazing with
of Detroit, and I have a tradition of creating the perfect girls well stocked cabinets - a feature that kept me from having
getaway somewhere in the United States each year. It is the to run into town for supplies. Spices, Tupperware, utensils,
highlight of the year. This year, we had planned to meet at condiments in the refrigerator, candles, tablecloths, it was
KBC. Unfortunately, Tammie and Lynn were unable to make all there. There were even perfectly rolled newspaper tubes to
it this year, but my husband, Terry and sons, Blake and Grant, made it a start the fire out back. The backyard was set up for relaxing. There is
special birthday celebration for me instead. KBC is a comfortable and a barn with 5 stalls, a fire pit, horseshoes, three hammocks and a great
luxurious cabin nestled in Spruce Creek Acres - a true equestrian styled huge barbecue grill. The back deck held the hot tub (also accessible by
community with marvelous well groomed trails (many of which lead the master bedroom) where many minutes of relaxing were spent while
directly into the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area), listening to music from the backyard entertainment system. KBC is also
beautiful homes with acreage and pasture, and a common pavilion area wonderfully landscaped with hundreds of tulips just waiting to bloom.
for the friendly homeowners to enjoy. You could escape to any number of places in the house to sit and read a
book, such as a large front porch area with swinging bench, comfortable
Owners, Kathy and Shawn Larsen, have taken their love of riding and oversized leather coaches in the living room, and out back in the great
entertaining and have created a perfect home away from home with their lawn furniture. We walked to the right of KBC and to the left and were
log cabin filled with many special touches. Walking into the KBC Friday delighted with the equestrian friendly community which offered miles
evening surpassed all of my expectations. I was blown away by the and miles of road to walk and admire the beautiful homes, horses, and
special touches and beautifully decorated rooms throughout the home. ranches - from the beautiful gray maned stud named Buddy at Cross
For example, the master bedroom had comfy terry robes for Terry and Creek Stables to Pam and Gary Delk’s wonderful Spruce Creek Stables
I, Bath and Body Works toiletries, shower and bath gel for the romantic and Campground which has 12 stalls and 9 campsites with full hookups.
Jacuzzi. There were the wonderful heavenly beds with high thread Everyone is there to share their passion and love of horses, live, work,
count sheets and divine comforters and blankets. Fresh spring flowers and play in this beautiful, welcoming, equestrian community. Kicking
adorned the house - something that delights my senses. Each bedroom Back Cabin is truly a one-of-a-kind cabin, perfect for a girlfriend’s
was decorated very tastefully with beautiful dressers, large closets, and getaway, romantic getaway, or week long vacation in the Big South Fork.
flat screen TV’s with Direct TV hookup should you wish to watch your It is ideally situated in the Big South Fork and minutes from Jamestown,
favorite sports team or favorite show. KBC also has WI-FI, so I could Oneida, BSFNRRA, and Pickett State Park.
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Spotlight on Muddy Pond
Muddy Pond is one of my favorite destinations country by both families. Tours are available in the months of
in the Big South Fork region. This friendly September and October when the sorghum is being harvested
Mennonite community started in the early and processed. Many of the families offer fresh baked goods,
1960’s and has over forty families that sourdough bread, fresh farm eggs, homemade pies, and delicious
live, work, and worship together. You cinnamon rolls. The Troyer Bakery has recently reopened and
can enjoy the many shops that offer such also offers the best cheeseburgers in Muddy Pond alongside
items as hand crafted leather goods; fresh baked breads including wholegrain and sourdough breads
including chaps, custom saddles, belts, and rolls. You better get there early in the day. They often
bags and repair service. Jay Bauman is sell out quickly in the morning! The Country Porch, run by
known around the country for his amazing Mr. Koehn is well known for their freshly made whole-wheat
ability to custom build and handcraft leather sandwiches, soups, and hand dipped homemade ice cream, not
saddle masterpieces that take him several to mention their expansive gift items, home furnishings, and
hours or even weeks to create. The Bauman family wonderful antique and collectible pieces. There are lots of retail
has been working with leather for generations and the father has shops to browse through offering bulk foods, fresh produce,
a large general leather store, next to the Muddy Pond General meats, cheeses, cookware, utensils, pottery, handcrafted items,
Store. Sorghum is also grown in the community and is one of furniture, home furnishings, and much more. Cabin on the
their main items harvested in the fall. The delicious sorghum Pond, run by the Horst family, offers beautiful cabin rentals
is processed and bottled in various sizes by two families - the right in the heart of this charming and peaceful Mennonite
Mazelin and the Guenther families. Sorghum is a staple in the community. The Horst’s have three cabins that are on the pond
Mennonite community because of its sweetness and natural that offer a truly memorable experience. Muddy Pond is great
flavoring ability, as well as, its long shelf life. The seed is for a day trip adventure or a weekend or weeklong staycation
about the size of a bee-bee and can grow to be a towering 14 getaway within minutes of the Big South Fork trails. It is located
ft. tall. Harvesting is done by hand with a machete by the about two hours from Nashville, Knoxville or Chattanooga.
many family members. Sorghum making is a huge event and Come over and visit, shop, eat, and meet some of the families in
activity in the fall. Muddy Pond sorghum is shipped around the the community and tell them “Annie” sent you.

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Big South Fork Cuisine at Bacara’s
Baccara’s Family Restaurant is one of the best restaurants in where they lived for a special meal. It was always great to
the Big South Fork area — offering authentic German cooking taste the wonderful German cuisine with all our family around
including grilled cast iron dishes, seafood, and delightful the table. Invariably, my uncles — Richard and Werner would
desserts. Bacara’s is a wonderful place to dine after an start playing the guitar, accordion, and the harmonica.
outing in the Big South Fork or Pickett State Park. We would sing German songs and sometimes start
Patrons drive for hours to experience the German dancing. Bacara’s offers that special destination
“Gemütlichkeit” (ambience and hospitality) and for me. It’s perfect for birthdays, family
the excellent cuisine. Kurt Schlegel has been reunions, women’s luncheons, company dinners,
in the United States for over 40 years and loves or just a nice evening out after a day in the
to prepare his signature dishes, such as Wiener beauty of the Big South Fork or Pickett State
Schnitzel, Sauerbraten, Spätzle, Red Cabbage, and a Park. Bacara’s Oktoberfest is great fun. It takes
favorite with the equestrian world - his Campfire Steak place over two weekends in October, Oct. 3rd and 10th,
and Shrimp dish. The Campfire Steak and Shrimp dish is a 2009. There is always plenty of music, dancing, great German
succulent, tender char-grilled steak and shrimp dish served in a food, and a fantastic atmosphere in Bacara’s Oktoberfest Hall.
cast iron skillet with smashed garlic potatoes along with roasted Kurt will delight you with his expanded German menu for the
or steamed vegetables. I was recently treated by my husband, occasion which includes the famous, mouth watering Apfel
Terry, to a special birthday dinner at Bacara’s during our Strudel, Schwarzwalder Kirschtorte, Käsekuchen, Sacher Torte,
weekend getaway to Kicking Back Cabin. I enjoyed a Jäeger and Kaffee Küchen. If you have never tried German pastries,
Schnitzel, with Spätzle and Red Cabbage. It was absolutely cakes, and pies; you must savor at least one of these while you
divine! Just like Oma’s cooking in Germany. Kurt has a are there. These are perfect times to enjoy a special weekend
fantastic hearty rye bread that tastes so good - which he serves getaway during the splendor of the fall foliage. Bacaras
with real butter. I topped off my meal with a special Bananas recommends reservations. They are open Wednesday through
Foster which I shared with Terry and Grant. I remember special Friday from 4PM until ?. Saturday 12:00 Noon until ? Sunday
times like this when I was growing up in Germany, when “Oma Brunch is from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. You can reach them at
and Opa” (Grandma and Grandpa), would take the whole 931-879-7121 or visit their special Oktoberfest menu at
family to the “Heldenberg” up on the mountain in the village for the printable brochure.

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BJ’s Western Store is the place you love to shop for western wear, tea room and enjoy sipping a cup of hot or iced tea. The Boutique
accessories, home furnishings, tack, cowboy or cowgirl hats and offers over 30 different types of loose teas, 40-50 types of bagged teas,
boots, bible covers and so much more. Joy and Bud and beautiful teapots and sets to buy for your home, vacation home,
Graff moved to their convenient location at 3728 or a special gift. The Boutique will soon be offering tea and finger
Cookeville Hwy. near Algood, TN, just north of sandwiches, pink party princess teas, and other special events. Stop by
I-40, several years ago. They have the most and have a look around and enjoy some of their gourmet tea! Give
extensive selection of western clothing and them a call at 931-879-8585.
accessories in Middle Tennessee. Many
country singers, songwriters, and the Cumberland Mountain General Store is another treasure along
equestrian community travel many hours scenic Hwy. 127 in the Big South Fork. They have an awesome
to shop at BJ’s Western Store due to their collection of antiques, collectibles, primitive furniture, nostalgic
great prices and wide selection. Joy takes home furnishings, screened flour sacks, and so much more. The
pride in being able to fit every woman into Rockabilly Café though is the place to go to listen to 50’s music and
a hip and trendy pair of jeans from such name Elvis coming from their authentic jukebox while you sit on a bar stool
brands as Wrangler Cowgirl Collection, Cinch, and enjoy one of their signature,
and Cruelgirl Jeans. She has really great western huge, juicy cheeseburgers and sip
accessories, belts, purses, satchels, and a wide assortment on a homemade old-fashioned
of western hats, including the exclusive, one of a kind Serratelli Hats milkshake. The Rockabilly
– the oldest hat maker in the United States. Stetson, Bullhide, and Café has expanded seating, great
Renstall are a number of the other cowboy hats in their collection. The atmosphere, and lots of ‘50’s and
boot and shoe collection is amazing and the styles, colors, and variety ‘60’s nostalgia. The Cumberland
can surely please even the most discerning shopper. You can find Justin Mountain General Store has new
and Rocky boots, high quality Ariat boots, and more. BJ’s Western shipments monthly and Ron and
Store also offers a full line of home furnishings; including high quality/ Lana Jones invite you to come by
high thread count western sheets and bedding, Kelly Heard Jewelry, and take a look around their store,
and Montana Silversmith jewelry and accessories. The store carries relax, and enjoy a step back into the good ole rock-n-roll days! Visit
over 500 different brands and is a perfect place to shop for that special them online at or give
occasion, gift, or house warming present. If you are trying to decorate them a call at 931-863-3880.
or update your place, look no further and visit BJ’s Western Store
for all of your western themed items including bathroom and kitchen Forbus General Store is a
accessories, frames, home accessories, and more. They also carry tack, legend in Pall Mall, commonly
gloves, rain suits, and a full line of Outback oilskin coats. Their over known as the Valley of the Three
10 years experience in serving the equestrian community is evident Forks. Forbus General Store has
with their great selection of merchandise. BJ’s Western Store is the been the meeting spot for over a
place you love to shop when you are visiting the Big South Fork region. hundred years and is the hangout
Visit or give them a call at 931-498-5577. for farmers, residents, and visitors
for their general store items, daily
The Boutique is currently the newest store to open in the Big South plate lunches, breakfast, and the
Fork region and what a treat. Allison Harding Barta and husband, indigenous game of “Pig” which
originally from Jamestown, TN, recently moved from Arizona where they play around old wooden
Allison had a very successful, tables in the back of the store next to the warm pot belly stove. Forbus
boutique and tea room. She has General Store was built in the late 19th century and is considered
brought her talent and fashion a historic building with lots of character and charm. Located on
sense to the heart of historic picturesque, scenic Hwy. 127, folks stop by just to buy some of their
Jamestown. Jamestown is known famous homemade fudge and/or just to have a look around. They have
for their lovely native sandstone all kinds of nostalgic items, oddities, and hillbilly souvenirs – a fun
buildings and The Boutique place to stop. Drop by Forbus and have a look around, buy yourself
has given one of these special a souvenir of the region and try a sample of their fudge. Mmmmm.
buildings a transformation to offer Mmmmm. Give them a call at
a contemporary boutique in which 931-879-5427.
to shop – filled with clothing,
handbags, jewelry, accessories, J&B Stuff also located on scenic
tea and more. The cute pink and chocolate brown décor, and the chic Hwy. 127 is an antique and collectible
and stylish chandeliers hanging from the ceiling, give The Boutique treasures destination. Their expansive
a fashionable atmosphere similar to that found in New York City or showroom showcases a wide variety
Miami. The clothing, jeans, dresses, shoes and handbags are very up- of merchandise that changes weekly
to-the-minute and modern. Allison will help you put an outfit together due to the high turnover of items and
for that special date or occasion or whatever season you would like the frequent buying trips made around
to prepare for. Allison also offers lots of gift items, such as bath and the country by owners Jack and Bonnie
body products, candles, purses, accessories, and scarves – all in a Besecker. Jack and Bonnie aim to bring
very relaxing atmosphere. Allison encourages everyone to sit in her back high quality antique and primitive

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furniture, collectibles, wrought iron home furnishings and outdoor superb. Let Bobby Flay come out any day and have him try to have
decorative items, linens, estate jewelry, and much more to satisfy the a throw down with their BBQ. Many locals like Al Patrick and Alvin
discerning shopper. Visit with Bonnie and Jack and have them help C. Hatfield and wife Linda eat there daily due to the quality, abundant
you furnish your home, vacation home, or to just pick out that special food, and the wonderful atmosphere. I normally don’t eat potato salad,
piece to accent your special room. J&B Stuff has one of the largest but the Hitchin Post’s homemade potato salad is the best ever. Don’t
collections of collectibles in the Big South Fork and will take special forget to try the hoecakes, a specialty of the south and the Hitchin Post
requests for items that you might be looking for. Stop in when the Café. Try a loaded BBQ Stuffed Potato for a hearty meal or some real
outdoor lights are blinking, and visit J&B Stuff for a real shopping southern pinto beans with cornbread. The Hitchin Post has something
treat. You may visit them on the web at or give them for everyone, including a kids menu. The Hitchin Post Café has outside
a call at 931-863-5225. and inside seating overlooking the picturesque Sgt. York Park and
Gristmill. Take a drive and come out to try the Hitchin Post Café and
Coffee Time Café is the most popular breakfast hangout on a Saturday enjoy the Valley of the Three Forks and Sgt. Alvin C. York’s Home
morning, or most mornings for that matter, in place, General Store, Gristmill, and Cemetery. You can reach them at
the Big South Fork. Owner Heather Thomas 931.752.2829. Happy Trails!
has been serving up incredible home
cooked breakfast since opening in May KC Jones BBQ is the newest BBQ restaurant in the Big South Fork,
2007. She and husband Mike moved conveniently located on scenic Hwy. 127 in Clarkrange. Toby Jones
here from Florida 5 years ago after and wife Angela (Angel) recently moved from Florida (boy there are
falling in love with the area during a a lot of Floridians moving in!) with their two girls, Kylee and Casey,
golf trip. This is the BEST place in to open up his dream restaurant, KC Jones BBQ. Toby slow cooks his
the Big South Fork for breakfast and true Tennessee Hickory Smoked BBQ for 18 hours over hickory wood
the service is outstanding. The best that is chopped down by the family on some property that they own
testimony to their quality service and in Wilder. They offer pulled pork
food is the loyal customers that visit the smoked brisket, chicken, BBQ
restaurant daily. In fact, they go there to ribs, chicken wings and a wide
sit at their favorite table or diner stool, to have variety of signature sandwiches.
the friendly wait staff fill up their cup of coffee and bring out their His Hillbilly Philly Sandwich is
favorite breakfast. Don Goscicki from Grimsley visits Coffee Time overflowing with meat, cheese,
daily for breakfast. He loves the atmosphere and the attention! In sautéed vegetables and a special
fact, while I was there, he was bragging about their food, the service, sauce. He has plenty of homemade
and how he loves to cut up with Heather and her team. Some of the sides like fritters, hush puppies,
country breakfast favorites are the country fried steak, omelets, burrito potato salad, coleslaw, homemade
quesadillas, the piping hot coffee, and their signature fruit parfait made macaroni and cheese, and baked
with fresh strawberries, blueberries, bananas, or pineapple. They also beans. KC Jones BBQ also offers a
have made to order, fresh hamburgers, a yummy Philly Cheese Steak unique BBQ Bowl, which is a 1 lb. or so, mashed potato bowl, covered
sandwich, Crazy Chicken Salad, and a wonderful taco salad. Coffee with BBQ, cheese and corn….great comfort food and a take-away item.
Time is open for breakfast and lunch, but during the summers they also Dine in their restored 1928 general store with the original floors and
offer a Friday night fish fry with an excellent mild Pollock fish served admire the “Hot Sauce Wall”. Toby has collected hundred of different
with coleslaw, hush puppies, fries, and corn fritters. Coffee Time Café hot sauce bottles over the years or has had customer send him their
is your place for quality food and exceptional service. They will leave special hot sauce recipe. KC Jones BBQ offers several different types
a lasting impression. Annie and the boys love eating at Coffee Time of sauces; including his signature spicy sweet and mild sauce and
Café and every time we visit, we leave with a smile. Good eating! Call famous vinegar sauce. Visit KC Jones BBQ and have some delicious
them at 931-863-5577. BBQ or a hearty sandwich and enjoy. KC’s BBQ can be reached by
phoning 931-863-7575. They are opened Tuesday thru Saturday 11-8,
The Hitchin Post Café opened in the fall of 2008 specializing in ranch closed Sunday and Monday.
style, southwestern flair cooking. Their succulent smoked BBQ is
bringing visitors from all over the Big South Fork and Dale Hollow “If you enjoy these stories, be sure to visit Annie’s Blog on
Lake regions to the most beautiful valley in Tennessee, home of WWI for more stories. Annie is out and about the regions regularly and loves to
share her adventures with you!”
Hero – Sgt. Alvin C. York, to eat smoked
BBQ. Hitchin Post Café serves up Native
American dishes with country home
cooking and homemade sides. The Indian
Navajo Taco is out of this world. It has
seasoned beef, beans, and cheese with
tomato served on top of the delicious fried
Indian bread. Their delicious smoked
turkey legs are unreal! Some of their
regular customers call them “Bam-Bam
Turkey Legs” due to the size! Their
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Preston’s Steakhouse in Oneida serves the best simpler way of life. She met a potter
grilled hand cut steaks in the Big South Fork who took her under his wing and
region and has a complete dinner menu showed her what has become a creative
serving seafood, TexMex, BBQ ribs, char- passion. Annie has pieces around the
grilled hamburgers and steaks. Preston’s region in various gift stores and in her
Steakhouse has a beautiful rustic, log cabin online store. However, she recently
atmosphere perfect for a romantic dinner, became one of the resident artists at the
special occasion, or when you just get off new Big South Fork Discovery Center
the trails and are ready for a hearty meal. (see Page 33) where much of her work
Owner Chris Stephens and team are often is displayed and for sale. Annie loves
seen with their “Preston’s contraption” at local the feel of a lump of clay and seeing
and regional events serving up their famous the transformation of the form as the
BBQ, ribs, and hamburgers. They also do catering wheel is turning. She uses stoneware
for weddings, business events, and large gatherings. clay which gives her projects durability.
One of the big events of the year is the annual Wings Over the Big Then she has the projects fired to 2200º
South Fork air show being held on Sept. 12, 2009. Thousands of Fahrenheit. They are dishwasher and
airplane enthusiasts and visitors to the Big South Fork show up for this food safe. Annie loves the creative
spectacular event. Visit Preston’s Steakhouse in the Big South Fork. process and hand paints designs such as wildflowers, horses, herbs,
Your place for Steak! or 423-569-4158. berries, and other designs on her signature dinnerware, vases, wine
chillers, and her wonderful punch pitcher with matching cups which
Ron’s Restaurant & Pizzaria is a family style pizza and Italian is very functional and beautiful. Much of her inspiration comes from
restaurant located in Clarkrange – part of the Big South Fork region. her travels, her love of pottery, learning from others, and tremendous
They are known for their homemade pizza dough and meat sauces. talent. She has won numerous awards across the Southeast. Annie
Undoubtably the best place for pizza and breadsticks in the Big South loves the Big South Fork region and spends a lot of time in the studio
Fork, owner Ron Beaty has been tossing pizzas for over 22 years. He creating, but she also loves her garden which has inspired her to design
too moved back to the area from Florida several years ago to serve the many decorative pieces, including fountains, flower planters, and more.
locals of Fentress County and the Annie Keith’s work can be viewed online or
visitors to the Big South Fork. One at The Big South Fork Discovery Center located on Hwy. 127 in
of his signature take out items is his Jamestown (toll free 866-953-0198).
Stromboli’s oozing with homemade
sauces, veggies, cheese, and ham. The Museum of Scott County is one of the most unique and
Sub sandwiches, Roman Subs, exceptional educational project in the United States and it is located
Homemade Lasagna, a full line here in the heart of the Big South Fork. It is located in Huntsville, TN
of dinner items, and Ron’s hand at the Scott County High School. It includes a frontier village, The
formed, all beef hamburgers are U.S.S. Tennessee Battleship Museum, and the Museum of Scott County
popular items with the visitors to History, including a scale model of a true coal mine entrance depicting
the region. On weekends, Ron’s Scott County’s role in the coal mining industry over the last century.
Restaurant & Pizzaria offers grilled items, including juicy steaks with The museum, the exhibits, and curation are done by local Scott
an extensive salad bar. Ron’s offers a family atmosphere with the County High School students. It is a perfect example of team work
Clarkrange Buffalo’s school colors throughout the dining area, plus a encompassing a variety of curriculum including Anthropology, History,
large flat screen TV there for viewing sporting events, local basketball Earth Science, English, Drama, Computer Technology, Building Trades,
games, and the popular UT Volunteers games. They offer carry out, and Welding - just to name a few. Open Monday-Saturday, from 12:00
delivery within a certain area and time frame, and are open seven days – 5:00 PM EST. Call 423-663-2805 or 423-663-2801.
a week with shortened hours on Sunday. Visit Ron for lunch or dinner
and tell him “Annie” sent you. Bon Appétit! Give them a call today at Burdens Drug Center and Fentress County Flowers & Gifts located
(931) 863-8227. in Jamestown, TN is here for you. They are a friendly, locally owned
and operated pharmacy, flower, and gift shop. Linda Conatser, owner,
Annie’s Pottery designs created by keeps in touch with the heartbeat of the local community. She is well
artist Annie Keith are beautiful, one- known for her kind and compassionate personality and surrounds
of-a-kind wheel thrown pieces made in herself with employees that are like-minded. They care about the
her studio located in Jamestown. Her people they serve. If you live in the area or are just passing through,
work is known across the region and Linda and her caring staff will do
state for her unique designs and beautiful all they can to assist you with all
craftsmanship. Her travels around the of your pharmacy, durable medical
world, especially the Mediterranean equipment, and gift items needs.
countries, have inspired many of her Their vast selection includes many
unique pieces, such as her Yunnan popular name brands. Give them
Steamer – an ancient oriental form and a call today at (931) 879-8312 or
her amphora – the barrel of ancient check them out on the web at
times. In Annie’s former life, she was
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Big South Fork ATV Adventures
Brimstone Recreation has OHV enthusiast - a yearly pass. Brimstone is truly an outdoor
become one of the premier enthusiast paradise including ATV, OHV and Dirt Riding,
ATV and Off Highway plus hiking, fishing, hunting, camping, mountain biking and
Vehicle (OHV) riding horseback riding. Come enjoy the Brimstone World, and find
destinations in the out why Fishers ATV and Dirt Trax have filmed there and why
country with its folks from all over the world are coming here to ride and enjoy
over 19,100 acres of the untamed wilderness of this beautiful area of Tennessee.
groomed trails nestled
in the remote mountains For more information, please visit their website at
of the Northeast Tennessee or call them Toll-free at
and the heart of Appalachia. 1-800-BRIMSTONE.
Brimstone Recreation offers over 200
miles of groomed OHV trails and has added 4-5 new trails in May 22-24...White Knuckle Event 2009 “Too Much Fun”
2009 that are categorized into three ranges; easy, moderate 800.BRIMSTONE (274-6786)
and difficult. Brimstone also added 20 miles of dirt bike trails September 4-6...Brimstone Side by Side SXS Round-UP
that the Volunteer Riders out of Knoxville laid over a 3 month 800.BRIMSTONE (274-6786)
period, to give their club and other dirt bike clubs around the
Southeast an awesome area to ride. Sunday’s are really popular!

Brimstone Recreation offers their comprehensive Brimstone

Trail Map which will give you information to plan your tour
of the wilderness! Get ready to enjoy gorgeous overlooks,
geological wonders, and awesome trails. In the spring and fall,
get ready for some awesome views and dramatic color! The
spring offers redbuds and dogwoods which dot the trails, hills,
and valleys. The fall’s blanket of color draping the mountains is
spectacular. Brimstone, owned and operated by Mark Love and
managed by daughter Erika Schmelter, started back in 2005 with
a vision to offer the best OHV trail system and give families and
OHV enthusiasts a place to play, enjoy the outdoors, and create

Brimstone has grown to over 10,000 annual visitors with

folks coming from all over the country, Canada, and France!
Awesome customer service, new trails, rustic cabins, RV sites,
campsites, and guide service are available with restaurants and
shopping nearby. The nearby town of Huntsville, TN welcomes
all ATV and outdoor enthusiasts. Yamaha USA uses Brimstone
as one of their main demonstration sites and it has become
their premier demo spot in the country during Brimstone’s
popular Annual White Knuckle event held every Memorial Day
Weekend. This year it will be held May 22-24 and will include
lots of fun for the entire family. The 2009 event will include
two days of music, guided rides, drag races, sled pulls, mud
bogs, food and lots of fun. Over 3,000 folks enjoyed the event
in 2008.

2009 plans to be even bigger including two evenings of fantastic

music, including popular Daryle Singletary and the band
Ricochet. Is this the next Woodstock of the OHV world in the
future? Brimstone Recreation offers full and complete service
for your OHV with Thompson’s Yamaha across the road which
offers ATV, Dirt Bike, OHV Vehicle Sales and Service onsite.
Brimstone offers day passes, week passes, and for the diehard

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Festivals & Events
We strive to the best of our ability June 6 - 14 Independence Day Children’s Parade August 8
to provide accurate and up-to-date Dale Hollow Lake Poker Run 931.707.0638 13th Annual Jamestown Jamboree
event information, but dates are 877.864.8666 866-BSF-TRIP
subject to change without notice.
BE SURE to check out the other July 4 Parade at Deer Lodge
event listings on pages 27, 31, & June 11 - 13 423.346.5740 Confederate Railroad & Kentucky
41. 3rd Annual Hog-Eye Cook Off & Ice Headhunters
Cream Contest, Cruise-In, Beauty 423.215.4100
Recurring Events: Contest, & Music Festival July 11
4th Sat. of each month Apr. – Oct. 931.823.6421 2009 Clinton H. Pearson, Jr.
Downtown Cruise-In Memorial Summer Open Chess August 10 – 16
931.456.4561 Tournament Fentress County Fair June 20 (Rain Date: TBA) 931.484.8444 866-BSF-TRIP
May 30; June 13, 27; July 11, 24; at Sgt. York State Historic Park
Aug. 1; Sept. 5 and 19 866-BSF-TRIP July 18 August 22-30
Mud Bogs/ATV Races/Rhino Racing 49th Annual Fentress County Horse Dale Hollow Lake Poker Run
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Mid-South Truck & Tractor Pull
May 9, June 13, July 11, Aug. 8, 423.215.4100 August 24 – 29
Sept. 12, and Oct. 10 July 18 (Rain Date – July 25) Cumberland County Fair
Standing Stone Cruisers Monthly Car Outdoor Show (WECO Signature
& Bike Cruise-In June 21 Event)
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June 3, July 1, Aug. 5, Sept. 2, Oct. July 23 – 24 August 29
7, Nov. 4, and Dec. 2 Art in the Park 5th Annual Music Fest
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Gables Bed & Breakfast Wayne County Fair & Horse Show
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Honest Abe Log Homes Log Raising Autumn Acres Corn Maze
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May 22 – 24 Rumble on the Mountain 931.210.7655
3rd Annual Jammin’ at Hippie Jacks 423.346.5740
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June 28 Harvest Dinner
White Knuckle Event 2009 Lake Cumberland Street Ramblers 423.628.5252
“Too Much Fun” Car Show Sgt. York Summer Ball
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May 23 July 3-4 Upper Cumberland Cajun Day SXS Round-UP
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Cornbread Festival July 4 127 Yard Sale 40th Rugby Village Pilgrimage
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Wine and Swine Day August 7 Old Timer’s Day
866-BSF-TRIP Dance & Potluck BBQ 52nd Annual Walking Horse Show 866-BSF-TRIP 931.879.6262 866-BSF-TRIP
June 6 – 7 September 5 – 7
Craft Fair on the Plateau Demolition Derby & Fireworks Labor Day Weekend – Potluck &
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September 10, 11, & 12 October 3 – 4 October 31 December 12
2009 Old Fashioned Trading Days Dale Hollow Bass Classic Halloween Party & Costume Contest Christmas at Historic Rugby
800.552.0530 888.406.4704 931.879.6262 888.214.3400

September 11 – 12 October 3 & 10 November 21 December 31

Wings Over Big South Fork 9th Annual OktoberFest Christmas Village New Year’s Eve Dinner Package
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September 11 – 13 October 7 – 11 November 23-December 31 2010

2009 North American Trail Riders 2009 Oktoberfest Ride Christmas in the Park February 13
Conference 800-97-TRAIL 423.569.4295 Valentine High Tea Dinner and
800-97-TRAIL Lodging Package November 26 423.628.5252
October 9 – 10 Thanksgiving Dinner
September 17 – 20 Oktoberfest 423.628.5252
2009 Luau Ride 931.707.7291 February TBA
800-97-TRAIL Romantic St. Valentine’s Day Dinner Thanksgiving Dinner 888.214.3400
October 9 – 12 931.879.6262
September 19 Fall Ride
Haunting in the Hills Storytelling 931.879.6262 March
423.569.9778 November 27, December 4 & 11 Spring Fling Two-Night Weekend Christmas in the Country Package
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September 19 – 20 Honest Abe Log Homes Fall Tour of
Charit Creek Ride Homes
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888.214.3400 888.WW1.HER0 (888.991.4370)
September 26 October 15 – 17
Cumberland Homesteads Apple JEEP JAMBOREE - 16th Gateway to
Festival - 75th Anniversary of the the Cumberlands December 3 – 4 April TBA
Homesteads 800.552.0530 Christmas in the Mountains 2010 Mardi Gras Ride
931.456.9663 423.346.5740 800-97-TRAIL
October 15-18
End Of Harvest Celebration 2009 Equestrian Matchmaker Ride December 4 April 17
866-BSF-TRIP 800-97-TRAIL Annual Chamber of Commerce Discovery Fest Christmas Parade 423.346.5740
Honest Abe Log Homes Log Raising October 17
800.231.3695 1st Annual Beans & Jeans May 9 423.346.5740 Christmas by Candlelight High Tea Mother’s Day Lunch Dinner 423.628.5252
October 1 - 3 423.628.5252
24th Annual Rollercoaster Yard Sale Extreme Cowboy Association
866.463.6345 Challenge May 15 – 16 800-97-TRAIL December 5 36th Annual Festival of British & Annual Christmas Parade Appalachian Culture
October 2 – 4 423.663.6900 888.214.3400
17th Annual Great Pumpkin Festival & Sgt. York Day
Weigh – Off 888.WW1.HER0 (888.991.4370)
866-BSF-TRIP Rotary Club Christmas Parade May 21 – 23 3rd Annual Winter Chili Festival & 4th Annual Jammin’ at Hippie Jacks
October 24 & 31 Craft Bazaar 931.823.6421
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Spotlight on Historic Rugby
Another of my favorite places in the Big South Fork region is Thomas Hughes Library built in 1882, literally unchanged since
Historic Rugby; Victorian England nestled in the Tennessee it opened with over 7,000 volumes of Victorian literature still
Cumberland’s. This lovely corner of God’s earth was on the shelves with the original furnishings. Coming
founded in the 1880s by Thomas Hughes, a famous back from Europe in 1999, I was able to attend
British author, statesman, and social reformer Christ Church Episcopal for several months.
who settled in Rugby. Rugby was to be After attending Holy Trinity in Brussels for
a cooperative, class-free community, a many years, I found it comforting and
Utopian experiment. Many of Britain’s enjoyed the peacefulness of this original
younger sons of gentry, artisans, church (built in 1887). The structure is
tradesmen, and farming families left fortunate to still possess the original
Britain to come to America to live in fleur-de-lis paint, hanging lamps,
Rugby and follow Thomas Hughes’ traditional high church services, and
ideals of high Christian values beautiful stained glass. The hymns
and agriculture principles. Rugby played by the organist on the 1849
today is very much the same, and rosewood organ were beautiful.
is a significant heritage treasure of Rugby is a destination that can
the Southeast. It has been listed be enjoyed as a day trip, weekend
on the National Register of Historic getaway, or for a week of pleasure
Places since 1972. Situated in a exploring the region. Historic
rugged river gorge setting, little has Rugby offers many lodging options
changed in historic Rugby which including the 1880 Newbury House
now caters to independent thinkers, Bed and Breakfast, one of the original
artists, and over forty families that have buildings authentically restored and
sought out this type of living. Some 18 furnished in the Victorian style now serving
of the original Victorian buildings remain as a bed and breakfast. The Pioneer Cottage,
along wooded lanes, including the amazing built in 1880 also offers comfortable overnight

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While in Rugby, make sure to visit the new Rugby Visitors’
Center with interpretive exhibits, audio narrative of what it was
like in Rugby in 1880 and “step back in time” to this quaint,
historic village. Historic Rugby offers many workshops, events,
and themed dinners throughout the year. If you like to hike,
great hiking trails in and around this historic village include my
favorite — the gentleman’s swimming hole. Many other trails
meander through forests along trails, some leading into the Big
South Fork. Historic Rugby is perfect for group gatherings,
including church and school groups, tour buses, small meetings
(40-100 people). They hosted visitors from all over the country
and over 25 other countries in 2008! Visit the Historic Rugby
website for group packages, event and lodging specials and their
up-to-date event calendar at

The ambience of Historic Rugby is unique and the late Thomas

Hughes would be proud to know that his Utopian experiment
accommodations with breakfast included at Rugby’s Harrow wasn’t a failed venture but continues in one of the most
Road Café which offers delicious meals, including English fish authentically preserved historic villages in America. This is
and chips, shepherd’s pie, delectable homemade desserts, and truly an experience, a destination that offers superb hospitality,
more. history, relaxation, and adventure. Historic Rugby is opened
year round and located on Hwy. 52 — minutes from the Big
Other overnight accommodations include Grey Gables Bed South Fork. Historic Rugby is in the Eastern Time Zone.
and Breakfast with luxurious Victorian surroundings and Remember, up-to-date event information and hours can be
scrumptious food lovingly prepared by innkeeper Linda viewed on their website: or you can give
Brooks Jones. Linda has many events at Grey Gables Bed them a call at (toll-free) 1-888-214-3400.
and Breakfast, including her famous Wednesday afternoon
teas, holiday events such as a romantic Valentine’s Dinner,

Thanksgiving Harvest Dinner, Christmas at Grey Gables, and
more. Visit Grey Gables website for more information, Lennie Mae’s is the newest overnight
lodging facility in Rugby, offering a spacious, renovated old BED & BREAKFAST
home place in Rugby. It is conveniently located and set back Rugby, Tennessee
in a serene atmosphere surrounded by woods. Lennie Mae’s Victorian England in Rural America
offers relaxation in this amazing historic village. The shops
In the tradition of our forebears, guests will receive
at Historic Rugby offer original art by renowned watercolorist,
a warm welcome, a restful bed, and a full table.
Butch Hodgkin’s, who has captured many of the well known
images of the region and will soon unveil the beloved Big South Linda Brooks Jones farE iNcludEs:
is proud to announce • Plateau Gourmet Dinner
Fork’s Angel Falls Overlook image - a popular destination her newest cookbook • Country Breakfast
“Always — A • loDGinG
with hikers and horse riders alike. The Carriage House Gallery Full Table at
NEW! GrEy GablEs
offers fine art prints, custom framing, other handmade items Grey Gables”
ThEmEd TEas
Order yours now by
and gifts. The Commissary offers a cornucopia of gift items, using the contact First Wednesdays: 1 pm to 3 pm Eastern Time
Perfect for Luncheons, Dinners, Retreats,
handcrafts, pottery, and representation of over 100 crafters. information below.
Receptions, Conferences, Reunions, and Tours!
RM Brooks General Store is also designated on the National REsERVAtiOns REquiREd PLEAsE
Historic Register and is a community landmark and meeting Bill and Linda Brooks Jones, Proprietors
place offering Tennessee jams, jellies, hoop cheese and a special Highway 52 • Post Office Box 52
old timey ambience. The Shoppe at Zenith Cottage offers one- Rugby, Tennessee 37733
of-a-kind handmade crafts, including jewelry, nature crafts,
Victorian hats, wreaths and flower arrangements. Spirit of Red
Hill Nature Art & Oddiments if a gallery of original nature art
paintings and prints, gourd art, note cards, and jewelry by two
local artisans. Spirit of Red Hill also offers beautiful Vintage
(pre-1950) quilts, linens, books, and so much more.

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Big South Fork Scenic Railway

Family Railroad Adventure

oa r The Big South Fork Scenic Railway allows passengers to experience

one of the last remaining company towns, with an operational railroad
and reconstructed coal camp that was originally built during the early

nineteen hundreds. The Scenic Railway is located in the National

Historic District of Stearns, Kentucky, located on the northern end of

the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area and west of
interstate I-75. Your family will enjoy the 16-mile round trip upon the
100 year old, Kentucky & Tennessee Railway known as the “Route of the
Painted Rocks”. This ride is full of spectacular vistas, lush vegetation
and free flowing mountain streams as it descends 600 feet into the river
gorge. The Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and remnants from
the communities that once lined the railway now serve as reminders of
days gone by.

Regular departures, April through October, upon the K&T Special take
3 hours and include a new section of track through the mining camp
of Worley. Worley was the largest mining community along the K&T.
Today, a few foundations are all that remain. The National Park Service
has installed interpretive panels that can be viewed from the train. The
train makes a stop at Blue Heron Coal Mining Camp, a National Park
Service outdoor interpretive site. Blue Heron was built by the Stearns

Big south fork�

Coal & Lumber Company in 1937 and operated until 1962. The coal
camp contains “ghost structures”, which display visual and oral history
exhibits. Visitors to Blue Heron can walk into the face of the mine as
well as cross over the river on the tipple bridge. The Railway offers
additional experiences by taking a Cab Ride, Caboose Rental, a Rivers

Scenic railway�
& Rails Package, and a new Saturday Pass for those folks that would like
more time to hike and explore Blue Heron.

Your ticket aboard the K&T Special also includes admission to the
McCreary County Museum ( which is
located in the Historic District and is within walking distance of the
Depot. The Museum focuses on early pioneer life through the boom
800-462-5664� times of the Stearns Coal & Lumber Company. You should allow 1½
to 2 hours to spend touring the Museum as well as shopping in one of� the many unique craft and gift shops in downtown Stearns. The railway
has live bluegrass music in the depot half an hour before each train
Open April - December�
• 16 Mile Round Trip • Cab Rides� The Big South Fork Scenic Railway (BSFSR) has special event trains in
October and December. During October, adults can enjoy the Haunted

• Caboose Rentals • Specialty Trains�

Hollow Express the last three Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m.
The Trick or Treat Train for Tots departs on the last Friday and Saturday
at 6:00 p.m. and the kids will also enjoy treating with the Merchants
in Historic Stearns. The Santa Express runs the first three Saturdays
of December. The new nighttime excursion, Painted Rocks & Twinkle
Train, departs the first three Fridays and Saturdays and showcases the
natural formations along the railway as visitors have never seen them

The BSFSR excursion cars range from enclosed to open air and
passengers are seated on a first come, first serve basis. Passengers
should dress accordingly for the weather. The Railway operates rain or
Located In HistoricĐ shine and all trains depart on Eastern Time. For more information or
reservations on Big South Fork Scenic Railway, go to or
Stearns, KentuckyĐ call 800-462-5664.

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on McCreary
Visitor Guide
McCreary County 2009 Calendar of July 1-4 - Stearns Homecoming & Oct. 1-3 - McCrearyFest: Harvest Dec. 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19 - Big South
Events. For more information call Heritage Days Celebration - Stearns. Homecoming Celebration with live Fork Scenic Railway Painted Rocks &
(888) 284-3718 or visit online Live music nightly, carnival, car show, music, arts & crafts, children’s games, Twinkle Train Fri. & Sat. evenings at train rides, and fireworks on July 4th and more. 6:30pm.
after dark.
Oct. 9-11 - 2nd Annual Scenic Dec. 5, 12, 19 - Big South Fork
Events (weekly/monthly): July 11 - 2nd Annual Liberation of St McCreary County Hiker’s Retreat Scenic Railway Santa Express. Visits
Uptown Opry (Live country music Jacques (A World War II re-enactment Weekend with guided hikes with & gifts from Santa for kids and
with Hap Strunk & Southern Smoke) event) at Barthell Coal Mining Camp. throughout the Daniel Boone National a train ride full of holiday cheer and
Each Fri. - 7pm The Gathering Place, Show times: 11am & 2pm. Forest, Big South Fork and the music. Departures at 11:00am and
Whitley City Sheltowee Trace National Trail. 2:00pm.
Aug. 8 - Confederate Railroad &
Coal Miner’s Jamboree - Live music Kentucky Headhunters in concert Oct. 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31 - Big South Dec. 12 - McCreary County
& fun Fri. & Sat. - 7pm. Stearns - Southern Kentucky Off Road Fork Scenic Railway Haunted Hollow WinterFest (Christmas Parade &
(April-Oct.) Complex, Pine Knot. Express (spooky train ride for adults Celebration) with live music, crafts, departs the train depot in Stearns - food, pictures with Santa and parade -
Aug. 11-15 - McCreary County 7:30pm the last three Fri. and Sat. Whitley City.
Southeast Kentucky Horseman’s Fair with games, exhibits, contests, evenings in Oct.).
Assoc. Horse Show - Horse Arena, carnival and live entertainment – Dec. 12 - Annual McCreary County
Strunk -1st Sat. - 7pm (May-Oct.) Fairgrounds, Whitley City. Oct. 17 - 7th Annual Red Maple Leaf Museum Open House with gifts and
Festival & Pig Roast at Pine Knot refreshments for visitors, free museum
Regular Schedule of Events Sept. 17-19 - 5th Annual Blazin’ Primary School with live music, admission, portrait sketches, and open
Bluegrass Festival - Sandhill games, crafts, food, car show and houses at shops throughout Stearns.
June 6 - US Forest Service Kid’s Conservation Camp. Live bluegrass, more.
Fishing Derby, Barren Fork Horse gospel and country music, food, crafts
Camp Pond and workshops. Oct. 30 & 31 - Big South Fork Scenic 2010 (see website for events) Railway Halloween Train for Tots the April 17 - 3rd Annual Scenic
June 6 - Crabb Family Revival last Fri. & Sat. in Oct. departing the McCreary County Red Bud Day with
Gospel Concert -Southern Kentucky depot in Stearns - 6:00pm. events along KY Hwy 90
Off Road Complex, Pine Knot. Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - Cumberland
Heritage Days - Blue Heron Mining
June 27 & 28 - Barthell Coal Mining Camp (each Sat. in Oct.). Live
Camp Annual Homecoming with live demonstrations, music, & more.
music, food & more.

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Grey Gables B&B The Cabins at Elk Run Grand Vista Hotel Historic Rugby New River Scenic RR Heritage Museum

Horseback Riding Brimstone Recreation Hiking Dale Hollow Lake Frozen Head State Park Camping

Come vacation, relax, enjoy our unique history, museums, festivals, and outdoor activities
Lodging Recreation Region
The Cabins at Elk Run (opening Jan ’09) New River Scenic Railway Friends of the Big South Fork
423-215-8008 423-663-8899 423-663-4556
Grey Gables Bed & Breakfast Inn Brimstone Recreation Morgan County Chamber of Commerce
1-800-BRIMSTONE (274-6786)
1-877-781-5252 423-346-5740
Grand Vista Hotel Historic Pickett County Chamber of Commerce
423-663-4100 Historic Rugby 1-888-406-4704 1-888-214-3400
Scott County Chamber of Commerce
The Museum of Scott County 1-800-645-6905

Morgan, Pickett and Scott Counties

Scott County Chamber of Commerce • 800-645-6905 •
On Friday, September 11, Wings will host a Sneak Preview of offering rides to the public. Saturday will also include Parachute
it's 2009 Flight Line and a FREE CONCERT featuring the music of Demonstrations, "Fly-Bys" of exotic aircraft, a Family Fun Center
rising Bluegrass star Sierra Hull ( The event along with Aviation and Big South Fork displays and exhibits. And
takes place at the Scott County/Oneida, TN Airport (KSCX) which don't forget the Fireworks of Pyro Shows and Wings' ever popular
is at 2263 Airport Road, Oneida, TN. Gates will open for Food and "Wall of Flame" pyrotechnics demonstration.
Beverage sales at 5:00 pm with the concert at 7:00 pm. As part of our own Economic Stimulus Package, admissions
Then on Saturday, September 12, The Sixth Annual Wings to Friday's Concert and Saturday's Air Show will be FREE to
Over the Big South Fork Air Show will be held from 8:00 am those arriving by air and to the first 10,000 spectators holding
to 8 pm. Wings 2009 features the solo and formation aerobatic advance FREE TICKETS. Free Tickets can be picked up at any
talents of Michael Mancuso and C.C. Gerner in their amazing of the show's sponsor locations and businesses throughout East
Extra 300s, Michael Kennedy in his BT-13 and Bryan Jensen in Tennessee beginning the last week of June. A limited number of
a highly modified Pitts Model 12 Bi-Plane he calls "The Beast". FREE TICKETS will be available at the gate while supplies last.
We'll have WWII War Birds, Experimental Aircraft, and we hope Regular Admission is $5.00 per person.
to have The Liberty Foundation's fully restored B-17 Bomber

Other Bands include Blue Moon Rising, Marty Lanham Band, Lonesome County Line, Cody
Hull Band, and The Bilbreys • Individual Competitions & Prizes
Admission $6 adults - $3 ages 6-12 - under 5 free • 1-888-406-4704 or

The world's longest yard sale started in 1987, and now covers 654 miles, from West Unity, OH and
running south to Chattanooga, TN then switching to the Lookout Mountain Parkway, continuing to
Gadsden, AL. The four day sale starts on the first Thursday in August. The popular outdoor event
attracts visitors from around the US as well as many from foreign countries.
Contact The Fentress County Chamber 1-800-327-3945 or visit

This is an outdoor activity sponsored by the Chamber and the Emory River Watershed Association. On the courthouse
square is a 30 foot climbing wall, informational booths, children's games, vendors, and live music. Offsite activities
include wildflower walks, ATV rides, horseback riding, rock climbing, and kayaking demonstrations on the Obed
River. Coordination with the Obed Wild and Scenic River Visitor's Center and Frozen Head State Park provides
something for everyone! The 3rd Saturday in April — April 17, 2010 Contact the chamber 423-346-5740.

This is a WWII Reenactment event so imagine stepping back in time and being able to experience World War
II. Take that historic journey Saturday July 11, 2009 with the 2nd Annual Liberation of St Jacques at Barthell
Coal Camp, near Stearns, Kentucky. Visitors will be able to relive history and pay tribute to American freedom.
For information call 888-284-3718 or visit
Spotlight on Fentress County

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Big South Fork Discovery Center
The Big South Fork Discovery Center is the newest Big more. The gallery also offers some of well known potter Annie
South Fork Information Center providing area Keith’s pieces. Her work has won many awards for her show
information, the Big South Fork Visitors’ pieces and one-of-a-kind items.
Guides, Dale Hollow Lake Visitors’ Guides,
maps, tours, and vacation packages. It is Concierge Services is also located within the Discovery Center.
your gateway to the amazing Big South They offer services and act as a liaison with the contractors and
Fork National River and Recreation Area. business owners for the home owners, second home owners,
The Big South Fork Discovery Center and vacation property owners in the Big South Fork. Need to
is the oldest Big South Fork vacation have your grass cut? Need new shoes on your horse? Need to
company offering vacation lodging know who to call to have your asphalt laid? Need a dependable
packages in rustic cabins and cabarns, plumber? Let Concierge Services hook you up with reliable,
guided horseback rides, kayaking and dependable, honest businesses that can offer dependable,
whitewater rafting, guided hiking and fishing affordable, and reliable work. The Discovery Center is located
tours, camping permits and vacations tailored on 3455 South York Hwy., Hwy. 127 in Jamestown, TN. Visit
just for you. The Discovery Center is conveniently their website at
located on Hwy. 127, north of I-40 and minutes from East
Fork Stables, Highland Manor Winery, and the gateway to the
Big South Fork. The Discovery Center is child friendly with
a welcoming room for the kids with play items and activities
to entertain them — while mom and dad learn more about the
region, book their tours, and learn more about rental properties,
land for sale, and general information. The Big South Fork
Discovery Center is also a perfect place to spend some time
admiring the works of local artisans. Handmade crafts are
displayed in their gallery, including pottery, wood carvings,
wrought iron pieces, oil paintings, prints, watercolors, and much

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Spotlight on Long Branch Lakes Equestrian Development
Experiencing the premier community called Long Branch Lakes, likes to call them Edmond’s pocket parks, and they are
Lakes in Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau area will take your scattered across the community to move you and to create the
breath away. A series of “WOWS” will capture you as you quiet wonders of Long Branch Lakes, which allow you to take
drive through the majestic entrance to Long Branch Lakes. in the beauty around you. Wildlife is abundant including deer,
You will immediately sense the quality. The entrance is lined wild turkey, eagles, mink, quail, dove, cranes, and other birds.
with unique rustic light poles and hand hewn log
guardrails leading you to the almost 5,000 If you enjoy the equestrian lifestyle, Long
acres of beautiful land with various Branch Lakes offers quality equestrian
landscapes, including thick forests living in the 1,000 acre Equestrian
and open pastures teeming with Village. The Long Branch Lakes
wildlife; covered bridges sitting Equestrian Center is staffed by
over streams, as the road winds experienced resident managers,
to delightful lakes. Meandering Lamar and Vanessa Wright.
down beautiful lanes — seven They offer boarding, animal
miles of unbelievable beauty, care, and other comprehensive
you will come to the premier equine services for horse
equestrian center, known owners; everything under one
lovingly as the Singleton Barn roof, so to speak. Both new and
or Long Branch Lakes Equestrian seasoned riders with also enjoy the
Center. This barn was named for Mr. 25 miles of riding trails with another
Randall Singleton who ran a successful 60 miles available at the adjacent
dairy farm on this lovely parcel of land for Bledsoe State Forest. Lamar and Vanessa
many years. In 2007, he sold the family farm take pride in this premier equestrian center
to Edmond Cash, Andy Cash and Rick Klewein, the and go above and beyond to offer excellent service,
partners and developers of Long Branch Lakes, for whom Mr. memorable trail rides, and outstanding care for the many horses
Singleton continues to work. that board at Long Branch Lakes.

If you haven’t been able to personally meet Edmond Cash and Do you like to fish? There are two beautiful and serene lakes
the other owners of Long Branch Lakes, they are quite unique, that adorn the Long Branch Lakes land in Spencer, TN. Camp
hardworking, and humble individuals, who enjoy life. Edmond, Lake with over 50 acres of water and Long Lake with over 80
very humble in nature, surrounds himself with a quality team acres are stocked with bass, brim, and bluegill. Long Branch
that loves what they do and takes great pride in offering a Lakes lakes are managed by biologists to ensure the quality of
quality product, excellent service before and after the land is both water and the fish populations. Folks love to bring out their
bought, during the decision and design phase, up until the house favorite rods, throw in a line, sit back, and enjoy the pleasant
is built with coordination and attention to detail every step of surroundings of Long Branch Lakes...and catch fish.
the way. Edmond works quietly, fervently, and passionately to
mold his vision for Long Branch Lakes, never taking his eye Home sites are still available around these two lakes with
off the goal and never cutting corners to jeopardize quality. docks, boasting incredible views, and great lakeside living.
Rick Klewein, another of the owners of Long Branch Lakes, Long Branch Lakes offers the finest retirement lifestyle and an
will often be consulted about creating a driveway by a new outdoor and equestrian lifestyle with something for everyone.
landowner, or assist with the design and coordination of building Amenities include underground utilities, fiber optics, Long
their dream home. His goal is their complete satisfaction. Branch Lakes’s amazing picnic and outdoor pavilions, lakeside
underground custom pool with waterfalls, kayaking, fishing,
The new lakefront Discovery Center is the gateway to Long tennis courts, volleyball, and basketball areas, plus an upcoming
Branch Lakes and is a perfect example of the extraordinary General Store. There is something to do for most everyone.
craftsmanship visible throughout this beautifully built two story Come discover Long Branch Lakes and find out why so many
log home with gorgeous views of the lake, spacious rooms, folks are falling in love with Long Branch Lakes, a paradise in
hand-crafted cabinetry throughout the home, energy efficient Tennessee. Visit online at
and natural lighting. The Center’s breathtaking design is an
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buyer through quality preferred builders including Spencer
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Dale Hollow Lake
Dale Hollow Lake (DHL) offers the country. The DHL campground choices are plentiful and
abundant water recreation offer full hook-ups for RV’s, plenty of free primitive sites (with
and trophy fishing within a permit) and tent camping. Most of the campsites are at the
short drive of much of the water’s edge offering boating and relaxing from your campsite.
Big South Fork region. The swimming is spectacular due to the cleanliness of the lake
DHL is expansive with its and depth of the water. Water recreation varies from jet skiing,
27,000 acres of pristine wakeboarding, scuba diving, pontoon riding, and more. Some
lake managed by the Corps of the best fishing is in the winter and fishermen love this time
of Engineers. DHL’s 620 of the year. The surroundings are serene, the fishing is excellent
miles of beautiful shoreline and the beauty of the occasional bald eagle spotted in trees or in
offers house boating, boating, water the sky make it a must see winter destination. DHL is not only
recreation and the perfect place to relax known for its small and largemouth bass, but has excellent pan
on the water, unwind, and enjoy God’s majestic beauty. Dale fishing, including bluegill and crappie. Dale Hollow Lake was
Hollow Lake is known worldwide for its trophy fishing, still recently voted by USA Today as one of the top 10 places to rent
holding the world record for the largest smallmouth bass which a houseboat and enjoy a family vacation. Many families arrange
was proudly caught by Mr. Hayes in 1955. DHL is also a their family reunions, vacations or weddings on a houseboat,
favorite place for house boating with 15 marinas to serve the which allows them the option of moving from cove to cove and
over 3 million visitors each year. These marinas offer luxury enjoy DHL’s abundant nature and beauty. If you have never
houseboat and pontoon rentals, cabin and chalet rentals and experienced DHL, come see why generations of families have
small watercraft rentals. Many also have lakeside or floating been vacationing on DHL for so many years, and why so many
restaurants, including Sunset Marina and Resort - one of the families and retirees are moving to DHL for their second home
largest on DHL and conveniently located on Hwy. 111 about or retirement. For your free Dale Hollow Lake 2009 Visitor’s
six miles south of the Kentucky state line. This is a perfect day Guide, please call Toll-free at 1-866-INFO-DHL or visit our
trip with so much to see and do. DHL also offers some of the website for our online guide and official regional DHL info,
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Chestnut Hill Winery & Tours
Chestnut Hill Winery opened in the fall of 2007 and has been a gourmet menu of steaks, seafood, lamb or veal.
offering visitors a fun day outing with tastes of Tennessee wines
and cheeses with great hospitality. Harold, The Chestnut Hill Winery Gift Shop is a very unique gift shop
Nancy, Darrin and Trudi Stryker are where everything is wine related with many items specially
the current owners of the winery, produced for the winery under the “Chestnut Hill Winery”
conveniently located at the East name. There are also a great selection of items “Made in
Bound Entrance, Exit #322, off Tennessee” such as cheeses, hand crafted items and works by
of I-40. They have had a lot of Tennessee authors. Their Tennessee cheeses are produced at
fun with this new venture, and a Tennessee dairy farm and are proudly served at their wine
thank everyone for making their tastings. They have Das Jam Haus II jams and jellies, produced
dream become a reality and an by a local Mennonite community, Tennessee River BBQ Sauce,
overwhelming success. and Crossville produced honey. Chestnut Hill Winery’s wine
is produced on site and their “WINE MAKER” Marty Hoover
After combing its hair and brushing brought his expertise of 12 years to Chestnut Hill Winery.
its teeth (as Harold describes it) Marty is confident to expand the wine selection in the next
with extensive renovations, they have few years to come and loves to talk to anyone about wine. As
extended the wine selection and added a a matter of fact, coming in the summer of 2009 are two new
great gift shop. Some of the wine varieties available are Sweet varieties that will be completely new additions to this area. Visit
Red Muscadine, Southern Sweet White Muscadine, Tennessee Chestnut Hill Winery and meet their friendly staff and enjoy
Blackberry, Volunteer Peach, Gewürztraminer, and Merlot. a taste of the Cumberland Plateau! Wine tasting is free and
Chestnut Hill Winery is a destination for wine tastings, window window tours are available at any time. Bus and RV Parking is
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Cumberland County Playhouse
Cumberland County Playhouse is a professional theater serving BEAST, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS, and Iraving Berlin’s
one of the state’s largest nonprofit entertainment audiences. WHITE CHRISTMAS.
Established in 1965 by Broadway and Hollywood actor, writer,
and producer Paul Crabtree, his wife Mary and the people of In 2009, the Playhouse presents the Broadway & Hollywood
Cumberland County and Crossville, TN, the Playhouse Smash Hit HAIRSPRAY, the holiday favorite IT’S A
offers popular musicals, plays and works WONDERFUL LIFE, plus the modern classic
rooted in Appalachian heritage. ON GOLDEN POND. A wild and
hysterical comedy, THE FOREIGNER,
Three to five different shows play returns as the Playhouse’s most
in a “repertory” schedule most requested revival, and the
weeks of the year. Centrally Civil War comes to life in
located between Knoxville, SHENANDOAH, the warm,
Nashville, and Chattanooga, funny and dramatic musical based
the Playhouse is a short drive on the James Stewart film. And
from Dale Hollow, Historic for the 16th year, SMOKE ON THE
Rugby, Cordell Hull Birthplace, MOUNTAIN combines the great
Big South Fork, Pickett State Park, characters of the Sanders Family with
and the famous Jack Daniels Distillery. traditional Appalachian music, heritage and
joyful humor. Visit us The Playhouse online at
Over the years, people from all over America have discovered or call the Box Office at
the Playhouse’s big city excellence at small town prices. In 931-484-5000, to book tickets, lodging and get more details.
recent years, the company has been among the first independent
theaters authorized to produce Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE

Cumberland County Playhouse 2009

On Golden Pond Return to the Forbidden
January 24 - April 26
SponSor: Dr. Stanley BiSe, M.D.
July 30 - October 31
Seussical Showtime at First
February 13 - April 5
eDucation SponSor: HugHeS real eState ServiceS, inc.
August 13 - October 21
Shenandoah Camelot
March 19 - June 14
SponSor: M. Stewart galloway, M.D./
September 10 - November 8
SponSor: DiScovery Depot, Mariner’S pointe
cuMBerlanD eye care
reSort & tenneSSee Heart
Smoke on the Mountain To be announced
April 16 - October 3 October 16 - December 6
SponSor: cracker Barrel olD country Store, inc. SponSor: croSSville, inc.

The Foreigner A Sanders Family

May 22 - October 4 Christmas
SponSor: coMfort SuiteS, HoliDay inn expreSS & October 29 - December 20
HaMpton inn
It’s a Wonderful Life
Hairspray November 19 - December 19
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Adventures in Big South Fork
Adventures in the Big South Fork by Ryan Anderson What a rush of fear and excitement meeting those bears in this
manner….on his terms, not ours!
If you are an outdoor enthusiast that likes to camp, hunt, hike,
canoe or horseback ride, then the BSF is the place for you to About 2 miles downstream after our encounter with the bears,
be! I’ve spent my life doing all we came upon a mother bobcat with two kittens alongside – a
these things and much more rare sighting of this East Tennessee fauna. This particular hike
– much of that time was of course had many other facets too detailed to go into, but
spent in the gorge of where else can you have all these experiences crammed into just
the BSF. I have trav- one hike? It has everything from fishing, hiking, and camping
eled many places to wild adventure! The BSF has it all. Not only does it offer
hiking and camp- great adventure, each creek, deep hollow, and formation seems
ing from the rain to have an identity of its own – its own story to tell. Places I
forests of South have traveled have been places that few have traveled for quite
America to the some time. Some of these places will seem to beckon you over
deserts of Arizona, and over again to share the secrets and mysteries of the vast and
but this is still my remote flora and fauna. (See page 50 for more trail tales.)
favorite for many rea-
sons. Where else but in
East Tennessee or the South
for that matter can you find such a
splendid remote pocket of wilderness that sees very little traffic
compared to places like the Great Smokey Mountains?

My adventures in the park are too numerous to list; however, I

would like to share just one of my experiences to give you an
idea of the rugged beauty and remote nature of this wilderness
area. One of my favorite trails in the park is a 8-10 mile stretch
of creek that empties into the BSF River. This trail is foot travel
only, making the hike that much more remote and intense in its
experience. On one trip this trail provided some of the most
diverse wildlife I have ever seen in one outing – including being
in the deep jungles. While on one such outing with a buddy dur-
ing a 3 day hike, not only did we enjoy the silence of nature, but
we also got to experience the excitement it offers.

The first part of the trip we enjoyed creek fishing – probably my

favorite type of fishing. We caught everything from common
creek chub to bass and red eye. We also saw a number of snail
darters by turning over the rocks in the shallows. Snail darters
are a type of fish that act as a good indicator of water qual-
ity – this water is generally very clean. After a day of wading,
we enjoyed a night of campfire, dinner, and the company of a
rattlesnake that had the misfortune of crawling into camp.

The next couple of days were filled with the usual sightings of
deer, wild hog, squirrel, and beaver; but our greatest encounter
was with a couple of bears we surprised. This was a first close
encounter for both of us with a bear. Actually, I’m not sure who
was most surprised… or the bears. One of the bears crashed
into the creek with an explosion of sound and water, while the
other bear made us the most uncomfortable. This bear chose to
stand about 30 feet away – all the while woofing and growling
a most unusual growl. Needless to say, we picked up our pace.

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Plateau DrugCenter
Plateau DrugCenter located in the Big South Fork region on Hallmark Collection is extensive including scrapbooking and
the other side of the river in Oneida, TN is locally owned photo album items, wedding items, ornaments, seasonal and
and operated by Bill Dunlap and sons — Brent and Blake. gift items. Plateau DrugCenter also has a new line of handbags,
Manager Ken Martin has been moving it up a notch since his accessories, tableware, linens, grocery items, drinks, baby items,
arrival in 2008 by adding lots of new merchandise for their and so much more. I was wowed during Valentine’s Day to see
loyal customers and the discerning visitors to the their hand dipped chocolate covered strawberries
Big South Fork region. Plateau DrugCenter and cherries, Russell Stover and Whitman’s
has become the center for fine equestrian candies, as well as their hand packed gift
gifts (including photo frames, cell boxes — heart shaped boxes and other
phone holders, cigarette lighters, shapes. If you are looking for a Big
custom wood & brass engraving, South Fork souvenir, special birthday,
and more); fashionable jewelry; graduation, or anniversary gift, look
Claire Burke Botanical Candles; no further...they have the perfect
designer perfumes, fragrances, item. Forget something on your
and colognes (like Armani, Estee weekend getaway or vacation to the
Lauder, Channel, Givenchy and Big South Fork? Plateau DrugCenter
more). Plateau also offers name brand has it! They also offer a full line of
makeup, gift items for babies, children, prescription services, vitamins, over-the
and adults with name brands you wouldn’t counter drugs, and more. Your Hometown
expect to find in a small town –such as Melissa Drug Store and a Whole Lot More! They’re
& Doug toys and Bella Taylor bags. You can find located at 18157 S. Alberta Street in Oneida, TN – Tel:
name brand knives and tools (Schrade), note cards (Leaning 423-569-5555. Open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM –
Tree & Hallmark), and even more. I love to write letters and 6:30 PM and Saturday from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Stop by and
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Building? Remodeling?
Custom Fireplaces & More is THE place in the Big South Fork region
for your entire fireplace and stove needs. Many folks are getting back
to the basics and want to have a safe wood stove to warm their home,
or a custom fireplace to accent their living areas and bonus rooms. Bob
and Fran Marengo have over 50 years of hearth industry experience Come see us for your new fireplace
and share this knowledge with each customer. They take great pride in Area’s Largest Selection of Fireplaces, Stoves &
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KY/TN NUMBERS OF Byrdstown, Pickett County, TN Livingston, Overton County, TN
Emergency Services...911 Emergency Services...911
In case of emergency...dial 911 Sheriff...931-864-3210 Sheriff...931-823-5635
Ambulance...911 or 931-864-3181 Police...931-823-6497
Fire...931-864-3715 Ambulance Service...931-823-6401
Burn Permit...931-864-3466 Fire Department...931-823-1133
(Park Office)...423-569-9778
Stearns Ranger
Byrdstown-Pickett County Livingston-Overton County
Chamber of Commerce Chamber of Commerce
Toll Free...800-462-8366
Toll Free...888-406-4704 Toll Free...800-876-7393
Telephone...931-864-7195 Telephone...931-823-6421 or
Livingston Regional Hospital...931-823-5611 Livingston Regional Hospital...931-823-5611
Health Department...931-864-3178 Overton County Health
Byrdstown Medical Center...931-864-3187 Department...931-823-6260
BMC Emergency Unit...931-864-3187 Newspapers
Toll Free: 1-800-868-7237
Pickett County Press...931-864-3675 Overton County News...931-823-6485
U.S. Post Office...931-864-3213 The Livingston Enterprise...931-823-1274
CENTER...423-286-7275 (PARK)
Livingston Airport...931-823-1158 U.S. Post Office-Livingston...931-823-2622
Pickett County Landfill...931-864-3158 Livingston Airport...931-823-1158
Scuba Diver - Thomas G. Hill...931-864-6694 Ragland & Riley Veterinary
EXT. 505
Ragland & Riley Veterinary Hospital...931-498-3153
Friends of Big South Fork (NRRA)
Hospital...931-498-3153 ELECTED OFFICIALS
Weather Hotline...931-864-3737 County Mayor,
ELECTED OFFICIALS Kenneth Copeland...931-823-5638
County Executive, Stephen City Hall,
Toll Free 877-260-0010 or 931-879-5821
Bilbrey...931-864-3798 Curtis Hayes, Mayor...931-823-1269
City Hall, Bill Robbins, Mayor...931-864-6215
Toll Free...888-214-3400 or 423-628-2441
Crossville, Cumberland
Jamestown, Fentress County, TN County, TN
Toll free 866-INFO DHL (463-6345)
Emergency Services...911 Emergency Services...911
Sheriff (dispatch)...931-879-8142 Police...931-484-7231
Police...931-879-5871 Sheriff...931-484-6176
Toll Free...800-225-8747
Ambulance...931-879-8147 Fire...911
Fire (dispatch)...931-879-8310 Ambulance...911
Burn Permit …. 931-879-7173 Burn Permit …. 931-484-4548
Big South Fork Discovery Center
or 931-788-5538
Toll Free...866-953-0198
Jamestown-Fentress County GENERAL INTEREST NUMBERS
Chamber of Commerce Crossville-Cumberland County
Toll Free...877-273-4453 or 931-879-9948 Chamber of Commerce
Jamestown Regional Medical Toll Free...877-465-3861
Center...931-879-8171 Cumberland Medical Center...931-484-9511
Fentress Courier, Inc...931-879-4040 Crossville Medical Group...931-484-5141
U.S. Post Office...800-275-8777 Physicians Associates...931-484-7531
Fentress County Solid Waste...931-879-1135 Animal Hospital...931-484-5521
877-TOUR-SEKY (877-868-77359)
Dogwood Animal Hospital...931-879-1111 Highland Veterinary Clinic...931-484-2614
Clarkrange Veterinary Service...931-863-5944 Upper Cumberland Veterinary
931-528-8496 or *THP
Jack Upchurch, DVM...931-879-7357 Clinic...931-484-9059
ELECTED OFFICIALS Crossville Chronicle...931-484-5145
John Mullinix...931-879-7713 Cumberland County Mayor,
606-878-6622 or *847 Emergency Mobile
City Hall, Mayor, Brock Hill...931-484-6165
Gwenith Duncan...931-879-8815 City of Crossville Mayor,
800-CALL CASH (225-5227)
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Wartburg, Morgan County, TN McCreary County, KY Williamsburg,
Whitley County, KY
Emergency Services...911 Emergency Services...911
Sheriff...423-346-6262 Sheriff....606-376-2322 Emergency Services...911
Wartburg City Police...423-346-7090 Ambulance...911 Sheriff...606-549-6006
Ambulance...911 or 606-376-5063 or 606-376-5062 Animal Control...606-549-6071
Fire...911 Fire...911
Burn Permit...423-346-6655 West McCreary County Fire Dept. General Interest Numbers
(Emergency ONLY)...606-376-9030 Tourism & Convention Center...606-549-0530
GENERAL INTEREST NUMBERS Non-Emergency...606-376-2480 Water Office...606-549-6036
Morgan County Chamber of (Mark Coffey) Cumberland Falls
Commerce...423-346-5740 Whitley City Fire Dept...606-376-2110 Water Department...606-528-0222
Morgan County Medical Non-Emergency...606-376-2507 Whitley County Water District...606-549-3600
Center...423-346-6221 Williamsburg Water
Health Department...423-346-6272 GENERAL INTEREST NUMBERS Department...606-549-6036
Morgan County News...423-346-6225 McCreary County Tourist Commission Cumberland Valley Electric...606-528-2677
WECO Radio...423-346-3900 888-284-3718 or 606-376-3008 Delta Natural Gas Company...606-528-3611
U.S. Post Office-Wartburg...423-346-6303 Wayne County Hospital...606-348-9343 or 1-877-629-6910
Morgan County Landfill...423-346-7487 Health Department...606-376-2412 Kentucky Utilities Company...1-800-981-0600
Upper Cumberland Veterinary McCreary County Voice...606-376-5500 Williamsburg Veterinary
Clinic...423-346-3977 McCreary County Voice Clinic...606-549-5444
ELECTED OFFICIALS Toll-Free...866-379-5500 The News Journal...606-549-0643
County Executive, U.S. Post Office The Times Tribune...606-528-2464
Becky Ruppe...423-346-6288 Stearns...606-376-2954 WEKC Radio...606-549-3000
City Hall, Whitley City...606-376-5342 WEZJ/WEKX...606-549-1027
Joey Williams, Mayor...423-346-2323 Scott Solid Waste...606-376-3551 WNLW Radio – New Life...606-549-5903
Midway Veterinary Hospital...606-348-0464 New Wave Communications...1-888-863-9928
Oneida, Scott County, TN ELECTED OFFICIALS U.S. Post Office
County Executive, Williamsburg...606-549-1250
Emergency Services...911 Blaine Phillips...606-376-2413 ELECTED OFFICIALS
Sheriff...423-663-2245 County Judge/Executive,
Police Monticello, Wayne County, KY Pat White, Jr...606-549-6000
Harriman...865-882-3383 Williamsburg Mayor,
Oneida...423-569-4255 Emergency Services...911 Roddy Harrison...606-549-6033
Ambulance...911 or 423-569-6000 Sheriff’s Office...606-348-5416
Fire...911 Chief of Police...606-348-9313
Burn Permit...423-569-4175 Ambulance & Fire...911
or 423-627-2250
General Interest Numbers
GENERAL INTEREST NUMBERS Wayne County Chamber of Commerce
Scott County Chamber of 866-348-3064 or 606-348-3064
Commerce...800-645-6905 Wayne County Hospital...606-348-9343
Scott County Hospital...423-569-8521 Monticello Post Office...606-348-5291
Health Department...423-663-2445 Health Department...606-348-9349
Scott County News...423-569-8351 Public Library...606-348-8565
Independent Herald...423-569-6343 Utility Commission...606-348-8473
WBNT Radio...423-569-8598 Airport...606-348-7700
U.S. Post Office WFLW-AM/WKYM-FM...606-348-7083
Harriman...800-275-8777 ELECTED OFFICIALS
Huntsville...423-663-2229 County Judge/Executive,
Oneida...423-569-8353 Greg Rankin...606-348-4241
Volunteer Regional Landfill...423-569-4813 Mayor’s Office,
Scott County Airport...423-569-8270 Kenneth Catron...606-348-0167
Highland Veterinary Hospital...423-286-9292
ELECTED OFFICIALS Annual Dale Hollow Lake Poker Run
County Mayor,
Ricky A. Keeton...423-663-2000
Huntsville City Hall,
George W. Potter, Mayor...423-663-3471

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Trail Tales in the Big South Fork
Trail Tales (Hosted by Saddle Valley Campground) On Sunday, the third day of the ride, the group woke to the smell
by Melissa Hardwick Carter of a delicious breakfast of coffee, pancakes, eggs, sausage, and
bacon. The horses and riders left Bear Creek well rested and
Saddle up and enjoy the beauty of the Big South Fork in all well fed. At midday cowboys and cowgirls tied up at Foster
of its glory! That is exactly what cowboys and cowgirls from Crossroads to sit in the sun and share a catered snack. Riders
Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, and Georgia did this October crossed Williams’ Creek, passed through Grassy Fork, back to
as they embarked on a guided 4-day, 80-mile trail ride through Big Island, and then south along the east side of the Big South
the Big South Fork. Leadership by Saddle Valley Campground Fork and back to Station Camp East to set up camp by the river.
owner Ed Elam, legendary trail guide Paul King, and Bob The camp crew knocked themselves out with chili, hot dogs, and
Roberson, a horse trainer from Pikeville, TN, made this ride a special cobbler prepared over the fire in a dutch oven. Special
smooth and enjoyable from start to finish. Riding through the guests, Bob “Red Hawk” Eldridge and his wife, were delightful
majestic Big South Fork at the peak of the change of leaves story tellers and captivated the group with their colorful
on your favorite horse with old friends as well as many new historical presentation on Native American Indians in the area.
ones…what could be better? How about - crossing After an evening of sitting around the campfire by
breathtaking rivers and creeks on horseback, the river, several riders enjoyed a moonlight
sitting by a camp fire and listening to ride. On full charge, the group left
cowboys stretch the truth and recall Station Camp East on Monday
old jokes. Add a hot meal at the end morning; we crossed Laurel Fork
of the day, pitching your tent by the Creek, and went up the end
river under a full moon and waking of Fork Ridge, where many
to a hot breakfast and coffee each experienced “the horse ladder” for
morning and you gain a glimpse into the first time. From Fork Ridge,
the unforgettable experience twenty- riders headed to Bandy Creek,
three trail riders shared this fall. the heart of the Big South Fork,
where they were met by Sue Duncan,
Eager and excited, the riders left Saddle Howard’s wife, and also a Park Ranger,
Valley in Jamestown, Tennessee early on Friday, on horseback. She escorted the group into the
October 10th. Many of the out of town visitors had arrived Bandy Creek day use area “F” and gave a presentation
early the day before to get settled and acquainted while enjoying while the group rested on the grass in the shade. After lunch, the
clean, comfortable facilities provided by Ed and Teresa Elam group was joined by “lunch lady” Linsey, her helper, Grumpy,
and family. The first morning was cool and clear. The horses and one of the ride sponsors, Stephanie Richards, of Horse Stuff
seemed to feel the same energy and anticipation as the riders. Etc., as they headed back to the Cumberland Valley Trail head
From Saddle Valley, the group rode to Charit Creek Hostel and and on into Saddle Valley to complete their ride.
on to Station Camp East where lunch was catered by Lindsey
Cobb. Howard Duncan, an Interpretive Ranger with the NPS, This ride was an experience that this cowgirl won’t soon
met the group at Charit Creek in traditional dress and gave forget. The best trails in the country, magnificent scenery
the history of the settlers and long hunters from the area. The and overlooks, good companions, and excellent planning and
second half of the day riders rode north along the river to Big organization made this an enjoyable and memorable ride. We all
Island and passed into Kentucky as they traveled on to Millers’ look forward to riding The Big South Fork in the Spring. If you
Branch Crossing and Laurel Ridge Trail. Riders spent the night would like to join us, call Ed or Teresa Elam for information on
at Owens’ Place after enjoying a hot dinner of chicken & rice, upcoming events at 931-879-6262 or visit their website at
cornbread, and peach cobbler. Happy Trails!

The second day, the group left Owens’ Place and arrived in Blue
Heron Mining Camp in Kentucky for lunch and an interpretive
program. The day ended at Bear Creek Horse Camp where
riders enjoyed a hot shower, stalls for their horses, Ed’s pulled
pork BBQ with beans, cornbread, and Teresa’s chocolate
chip cookies. After all bellies were full, the group sat back
and soaked by a warm campfire and listened to a fabulous
interpretive program on local history and gun smithing by Ernie
Smart of Possum Trot, Tennessee and Sam Perry of McCreary
County, Kentucky.

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Big South Fork Photo Contest Winners 2008-2009
Congratulations 2008-09 Photo Contest Winners...Thank overall Grand Prize Winner receives an additional $100 cash
you to everyone that participated in the Annual Dale Hollow prize. Everyone, choose your subject(s) and get ready to send in
Marketing Group, LLC’s Big South Fork Photo Contest! Your your entry in each of the categories for the 4th Annual Big South
response was exceptional. Judging was tough! Each of the Fork Photo Contest before March 1, 2010. The rules and entry
three categories receives a first prize cash award of $50 and the form are located on the following page.







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Big South Fork Photo Contest 2009-2010

photo by Vicky Poe (Ozone Fall) photo by Phil Mendola (Cowboy Mounted Shooters)


Winners will be announced in the 2010 Big South Fork Visitor Guide. First place winners in each of the three categories will be
awarded a $50 cash prize. The grand prize winner will receive a $100 cash prize.





EMAIL ADDRESS__________________________________________________


Mail entry to:

Dale Hollow Marketing Group, LLC
Attn: BSF Photo Contest
P.O. Box 534
8500 Hwy 111, Suite 50B, Byrdstown, TN 38549

OFFICIAL RULES: Only professionally printed original photos or digital photos 2mb/2000kb or higher with a quality print will be
accepted. ONE entry per person per category. We offer three categories: nature, outdoor activities and wildlife.
Color or black-and-white photos are acceptable in any size. To avoid legal entanglements, make certain permission has been given
for use of photos. Only one entry per person per category. Attach this entry form to the back of the photo (copies may be made of
entry form if more than one is needed). Anyone is eligible to enter, except Dale Hollow Marketing Group, LLC employees and their
immediate families. This is an amateur photo contest. Professional photographers are not eligible. Entries must be postmarked
by March 1, 2010. Photographs will not be returned and will become property of Dale Hollow Marketing Group, LLC and may be
used in DHMG publications and on websites with photo credit given.

For additional information call Dale Hollow Marketing Group, LLC toll free at 1-877-864-8666
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Big South Fork Business Directory
350 Dewey Burks Rd. • Jamestown, TN 38556
931.879.6262 •
553 C Gary King Rd., Strunk, KY  42649 204 Green Acres  Clarkrange, TN 38553 BJ’s WESTERN STORE
877.209.1012  606.376.2022 931.260.1650  931.704.2479 3728 Cookeville Hwy. • Cookeville, TN 38506 SOUTHEAST PACK TRIPS 931.498.5577 •
299 Dewey Burks Rd. • Jamestown, TN 38556
3100 Muddy Pond Rd.  Monterey, TN 38574 150 Laurel Creek Campground Rd. HALLMARK UNICORN SHOPPE
931.445.3743  SPRUCE CREEK STABLES & CAMPGROUND Jamestown, TN 38556  931.879.7696 18157 Alberta St. • Oneida, TN 37841
532 Evergreen Lane  Jamestown, TN  38556 423.569.5555 
THE CABINS OF ELK RUN 931.704.2072
423.215.8008  3609 Peavine Firetower Rd. • Crossville, TN 38571 3598 S. York Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556
SUNSET MARINA & RESORT 931.484.3333 931.752.8851
CHEROKEE RIDGE CAMP N CABINS 2040 Sunset Dock Rd  Byrdstown, TN 38549
150 Laurel Creek Campground Rd. 800.760.8550  931.864.3146
Jamestown, TN 38556  931.879.7696 EAST FORK STABLES 1971 Genesis Rd.  Crossville, TN 38557 3598 S. York Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556 931.484.8787 
ANTIQUES 800.978.7245 
3455 S. York Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556 6807 S. York Hwy. • Clarkrange, TN 38553 FRIENDS OF THE BIG SOUTH FORK (NRRA) COLLECTIBLES
866.953.0198  PO Box 290  Helenwood, TN 37755 J & B STUFF
423.663.4556  6050 S. York Hwy.  Clarkrange, TN 38553
Byrdstown, TN 38549  877.875.6602 J & B STUFF SADDLE VALLEY CAMPGROUND
931.864.6109  350 Dewey Burks Rd.  Jamestown, TN 38556 PLATEAU DRUG CENTER/
6050 S. York Hwy.  Clarkrange, TN 38553
931.863.5225 
DEER RUN RV RESORT 18157 Alberta St. • Oneida, TN 37841
3609 Peavine Firetower Rd. • Crossville, TN 38571 SOUTHEAST PACK TRIPS 423.569.5555 
931.484.3333 • MUDDY POND VARIETY STORE 299 Dewey Burks Rd.  Jamestown, TN 38556
4064 Muddy Pond Rd.  Monterey, TN 38574 931.879.2260  CONSTRUCTION &
800.978.7245  532 Evergreen Lane  Jamestown, TN  38556
ART 931.704.2072
1062 Leatherwood Rd. • Oneida, TN 37841
RIM RIDERS EQUESTRIAN LIFESTYLE 888.806.7714  423.569.4510
3598 S. York Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556
PO Box 290  Helenwood, TN 37755 HONEST ABE LOG HOMES
423.663.4556  SUNSET MARINA & RESORT 3205 Hwy. 111 North • Cookeville, TN 38506
2040 Sunset Dock Rd  Byrdstown, TN 38549 800.280.3651 •
GRAND VISTA HOTEL ATV Trails & Rentals 931.864.3146 
11597 Scott Highway  Huntsville, TN 37756 BRIMSTONE RECREATION, LLC
2860 Baker Hwy.  Huntsville, TN 37756
888.854.6300 
1.800.BRIMSTONE  423.663.4868
CAMPING SUPPLIES 6540 South York Hwy. • Clarkrange, TN 38553
PLATEAU DRUG CENTER/ 931.863.8030 •
5809 Rugby Hwy.  Rugby, TN 37733 18157 Alberta St. • Oneida, TN 37841 WEST VIEW LAKE PROPERTIES
423.569.5555  Byrdstown, TN 38549
3455 S. York Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556
877.875.6602 • 931.864.6109
GWIN REALTY, LLC 866.953.0198 
5731 Peavine Rd.  Crossville, TN 38571 CATERING

800.647.0077  931.484.0077 FRIENDS OF THE BIG SOUTH FORK (NRRA) See Restaurant Listings Marked * PO Box 290  Helenwood, TN 37755 DURABLE MEDICAL
330 W. Central Ave.  Jamestown, TN 38556 114 W. Central Ave.  Jamestown, TN 38556 CONCIERGE SERVICES, LLC
JORDAN MOTEL 931.752.5823  877.273.4453  931.879.9948 3455 S. York Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556
2904 South York Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556 866.953.0198 
800.520.0122  931.879.4421
OUTBUILDINGS OF COMMERCE 221 Tennessee Ave. • Crossville, TN 38555
222 East Main St.  Livingston, TN 38570 800.746.8455 • 931.484.5000
861 Spruce Creek Dr.  Jamestown, TN 38556 6540 South York Hwy. Clarkrange, TN 38553
800.876.7393 • 931.823.6421
931.537.9144  931.544.2872 931.863.8030 EAST FORK STABLES
LAUREL FORK RUSTIC RETREAT See Accommodations Listings Marked * P.O. Box 62  Whitley City, KY 42653 800.978.7245 •
1364 Oby Blevins Rd.  Jamestown, TN 38556 888.284.3718  606.376.3008
423.286.5135  931.879.1112 
See Marinas Listings 350 Dewey Burks Rd.  Jamestown, TN 38556
LENNIE MAE’S 931.879.6262 
109 Central Ave.  Robbins, TN 37852
931.879.4280 (days)  931.397.5889 (nite)’s

P.O. Box 63  Winfield, TN 37892


590 Loree Dr.  Jamestown, TN 38556
931.879.1985 


1260 Livingston Boat Dock Rd.  Allons, TN 38541
866.533.1842  931.823.6666

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18157 Alberta St. • Oneida, TN 37841
299 Dewey Burks Rd.  Jamestown, TN 38556 204 Green Acres  Clarkrange, TN 38553 RIM RIDERS EQUESTRIAN LIFESTYLE
931.879.2260  423.569.5555  931.260.1650  931.704.2479 3598 S. York Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556 931.752.8851
DECOR DECOR 3455 S. York Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556 HORSEBACK/TRAIL RIDING
866.953.0198 
3728 Cookeville Hwy. • Cookeville, TN 38506 3609 Peavine Firetower Rd.  Crossville, TN 38571 4935 O & W Road  Oneida, TN 37841
931.498.5577 • 931.484.3333  865.773.3637 
434 Singleton Rd.  Spencer, TN 38585
6807 S. York Hwy. • Clarkrange, TN 38553 HALLMARK UNICORN SHOPPE 553 C Gary King Rd. • Strunk, KY  42649
866.615.6615  423.881.5507
931.863.3880 18157 Alberta St. • Oneida, TN 37841 877.209.1012  606.376.2022 423.569.5555 
418B West Central Ave.  Jamestown, TN 38556 See Shopping Marked * 931.879.6262 204 Green Acres  Clarkrange, TN 38553
931.879.7718  931.260.1650  931.704.2479
6050 S. York Hwy.  Clarkrange, TN 38553 299 Dewey Burks Rd. • Jamestown, TN 38556 CONCIERGE SERVICES, LLC
1971 Genesis Rd.  Crossville, TN 38557
931.863.5225  931.879.2260 • 3455 S. York Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556
931.484.8787 
866.953.0198 
18157 Alberta St. • Oneida, TN 37841 THE SORGHUM MILL SADDLE BROOK STABLES 3598 S. York Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556
423.569.5555  4570 Muddy Pond Rd.  Monterey, TN 38574 1609 Pickett Park Hwy. • Jamestown, TN 38556 800.978.7245 
931.863.3859 931.879.6273 
931.752.8851 LOREE GUEST RANCH RENTALS 434 Singleton Rd.  Spencer, TN 38585
590 Loree Dr.  Jamestown, TN 38556 AIRPARK EQUESTRIAN STABLES 866.615.6615  423.881.5507
EQUESTRIAN PROPERTY – 931.879.1985  4935 O & W Road  Oneida, TN 37841

GATED 865.773.3637 

THE HIGHLANDS AT BIG SOUTH FORK HEALTH & BEAUTY 350 Dewey Burks Rd.  Jamestown, TN 38556
2909 Pickett Park Hwy. • Jamestown, TN 38556 See Pharmacy CEDAR CREEK CATTLE COMPANY
204 Green Acres  Clarkrange, TN 38553 931.879.6262
888.231.0911  931.879.6431
931.260.1650 • 931.704.2479 HISTORICAL SITES
LONG BRANCH LAKES at FALL CREEK FALLS 100 Henderson St.  Stearns, KY 42647 299 Dewey Burks Rd. • Jamestown, TN 38556
10 Long Branch Rd.  Spencer, TN 38585 CONCIERGE SERVICES, LLC
800.462.5664  931.879.2260 •
866.615.6616  423.881.5900 3455 S. York Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556 866.953.0198 
3455 S. York Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556 532 Evergreen Lane  Jamestown, TN  38556
866.953.0198  931.704.2072
2909 Pickett Park Hwy. • Jamestown, TN 38556 3598 S. York Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556
800.978.7245 
800.936.1840  931.879.6431 • CUMBERLAND MOUNTAIN GENERAL STORE
6807 S. York Hwy.  Clarkrange, TN 38553
861 Spruce Creek Dr.  Jamestown, TN 38556 LESSONS
NON-GATED 931.537.9144  931.544.2872 AIRPARK EQUESTRIAN STABLES
ROCKCASTLE FARMS, LLC 4935 O & W Road  Oneida, TN 37841
1590 Glenobey Rd.  Jamestown, TN 38556 PO Box 290  Helenwood, TN 37755 865.773.3637 
800.708.8157  931.879.2666 LONG BRANCH LAKES
423.663.4556 
434 Singleton Rd.  Spencer, TN 38585 HOUSEBOAT RENTALS
866.615.6615  423.881.5507
FARMERS MARKET 5517 Rugby Hwy.  Rugby, TN 37733 3455 S. York Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556
THE SORGHUM MILL 888.214.3400  866.953.0198 
4570 Muddy Pond Rd.  Monterey, TN 38574 LONGHORN RANCH
931.863.3859 HORSE BOARDING P.O. Box 63  Winfield, TN 37892 MITCHELL CREEK MARINA
AIRPARK EQUESTRIAN STABLES 423.569.4158 1260 Livingston Boat Dock Rd.  Allons, TN 38541
FIREPLACES, STOVES, GAS 4935 O & W Road  Oneida, TN 37841 866.533.1842  931.823.6666
865.773.3637 
1611 E. Spring St.  Cookeville, TN 38506 2040 Sunset Dock Rd.  Byrdstown, TN 38549
204 Green Acres  Clarkrange, TN 38553 931.879.1985 
800.264.8181  931.526.8181 800.760.8550  931.864.3146
931.260.1650  931.704.2479 SADDLE BROOK STABLES
1609 Pickett Park Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556
See Marinas 1609 Pickett Park Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556
931.879.6273 
FLORIST 350 Dewey Burks Rd.  Jamestown, TN 38556 8500 Hwy. 111, Suite 50A  Byrdstown, TN 38549
FENTRESS COUNTY FLOWERS & GIFTS 931.879.6262 931.864.8688 
418B West Central Ave.  Jamestown, TN 38556
931.879.7718 
FUDGE 299 Dewey Burks Rd. • Jamestown, TN 38556
3455 S. York Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556
866.953.0198 
3902 North York Hwy.  Pall Mall, TN 38577
532 Evergreen Lane  Jamestown, TN  38556 MANUFACTURED LOG HOMES
931.704.2072 HONEST ABE LOG HOMES 3205 Hwy. 111 North  Cookeville, TN 38506
800.280.3651 

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MITCHELL CREEK MARINA MOUNTAIN VISTA ESTATES 2040 Sunset Dock Road  Byrdstown, TN 38549 4570 Muddy Pond Rd.  Monterey, TN 38574
1260 Livingston Boat Dock Rd.  Allons, TN 38541 3727 Peavine Rd.  Crossville, TN 38571 931.864.3146  931.863.3859
866.533.1842  931.823.6666 866.459.2288  931.456.2555 RETIREMENT LIVING- *SUNSET MARINA & RESORT
2040 Sunset Dock Road  Byrdstown, TN 38549
2040 Sunset Dock Rd.  Byrdstown, TN 38549 10 Long Branch Rd.  Spencer, TN 38585
866.615.6616  423.881.5900 590 Loree Dr.  Jamestown, TN 38556 *U.S. GOLF
800.760.8550  931.864.3146 931.879.1985  1971 Genesis Rd.  Crossville, TN 38557
931.484.8787 
1590 Glenobey Rd. • Jamestown, TN 38556 STORAGE SWIMMING POOLS
60 Ridley St., Suite 130  Crossville, TN 38555
800.346.2190  931.707.7877 3609 Peavine Firetower Rd.  Crossville, TN 38571 150 Laurel Creek Campground Rd. 931.484.3333  Jamestown, TN 38556  931.879.7696
3403 Swan Ridge Rd. • Hilham, TN 38568
HITCHIN POST CAFÉ 11597 Scott Highway  Huntsville, TN 37756
2800 North York Hwy. • Pall Mall, TN 38577 100 Henderson St.  Stearns, KY 42647
800.462.5664  888.854.6300 
2909 Pickett Park Hwy. • Jamestown, TN 38556 JORDAN MOTEL
PHARMACY 800.936.1840  931.879.6431 •
3728 Cookeville Hwy. • Cookeville, TN 38506 2904 South York Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556
BURDENS DRUG CENTER 931.498.5577 800.520.0122  931.879.4421
418A West Central Ave.  Jamestown, TN 38556 WEST VIEW LAKE PROPERTIES
Byrdstown, TN 38549
931.879.8312 
877.875.6602  931.864.6109 LOREE GUEST RANCH *THE BOUTIQUE
PLATEAU DRUG CENTER/ 104 N. Main St.  Jamestown, TN 38556 590 Loree Dr. Jamestown, TN 38556
HALLMARK UNICORN SHOPPE 931.879.8585 931.879.1985 
18157 Alberta St. • Oneida, TN 37841 RESTAURANTS
329 Wheeler Lane  Jamestown, TN 38556 150 Laurel Creek Campground Rd. CUMBERLAND COUNTY PLAYHOUSE
PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT 931.879.7121  Jamestown, TN 38556  931.879.7696 221 Tennessee Ave.  Crossville, TN 38555
MOUNTAIN BARN BUILDERS 800.746.8455 • 931.484.5000
6540 South York Hwy. • Clarkrange, TN 38553 COFFEE TIME CAFÉ
931.863.8030  5515 South York Hwy.  Grimsley, TN 38565 CHESTNUT HILL WINERY
931.863.5577 78 Chestnut Hill Rd. • Crossville, TN 38555 TOURS
MOUNTAIN BARN BUILDERS 3130 Muddy Pond Rd.  Monterey, TN 38574 100 Henderson St.  Stearns, KY 42647
6540 South York Hwy. • Clarkrange, TN 38553 *THE COUNTRY PORCH 800.462.5664 
931.445.7370  3130 Muddy Pond Rd.  Monterey, TN 38574
931.863.8030 
MUDDY POND SORGHUM MILL/ 6807 S. York Hwy. • Clarkrange, TN 38553 3455 S. York Hwy.  Jamestown, TN 38556
931.863.3880 6807 S. York Hwy. • Clarkrange, TN 38553
4064 Muddy Pond Rd.  Monterey, TN 38574
931.445.3357  931.863.3880 HISTORIC RUGBY 5517 Rugby Hwy.  Rugby, TN 37733
888.214.3400 
PIT ROW QUALITY QUICK LUBE, LLC 931.879.5427 418B West Central Ave.  Jamestown, TN 38556
330 W. Central Ave.  Jamestown, TN 38556 931.879.7718  TRAIN RIDES
AT MITCHELL CREEK FORBUS GENERAL STORE 100 Henderson St.  Stearns, KY 42647
REAL ESTATE & 1260 Livingston Boat Dock Rd.  Allons, TN 38541
931.823.6767 
3902 North York Hwy.  Pall Mall, TN 38577 800.462.5664 
HONEY CREEK TRAILS 1005 Taylor Place Road  Jamestown, TN 38556 5517 Rugby Hwy.  Rugby, TN 37733 78 Chestnut Hill Rd. • Crossville, TN 38555
P.O. Box 794  Helenwood, TN 37755 931.879.7272  888.214.3400  931.707.7878 •
865.207.7405 
CARSON TRUSS CO. 5545 Rugby Hwy.  Rugby, TN 37733 6050 S. York Hwy.  Clarkrange, TN 38553
1062 Leatherwood Rd. • Oneida, TN 37841 888.214.3400  931.863.5225 
888.806.7714  423.569.4510
CONCIERGE SERVICES, LLC 2800 North York Hwy.  Pall Mall, TN 38577 98 Interstate Dr.  Crossville, TN 38557
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Loree Guest Ranch
Loree Guest Ranch is a sprawling beautiful guest ranch day riding, come back to enjoy a dip in the swimming pool, or
minutes from the entrance to Big South Fork nestled on 120 just lie in a chaise lounge with a refreshing glass of sweet tea
privately owned acres of rolling hills, and listen to the birds sing or the wind rustling through the trees
tremendous mountain views, with God’s amazing beauty all around. Loree Guest Ranch is
pastures, wildlife and a the perfect place for your equestrian vacation, weekend getaway,
magnificent view of Loree or rent the whole house for that special occasion. Loree Guest
Lake from the front or Ranch also offers retirement living where you can rent your own
back of the guest houses. room for a month or longer. If you wish to live in an equestrian
Loree Guest Ranch can community with your horse(s) and luxurious surroundings
be rented as a bed and without the hassles of taking care of a house and dealing with
breakfast or you can rent the stresses of city life, this is a perfect retreat. Loree Guest
the whole ranch for your Ranch has defined equestrian luxury, with their awesome
special event. Innkeeper Faye accommodations and attention to detail. For more information,
Barna graciously welcomes all of visit their website at or phone Faye
her guests and takes pride in this lovely for availability at (931) 879-1985.
home with her guest’s pleasure in mind. Faye loves to entertain
and makes her guests feel welcome with special touches such
as her homemade oatmeal raisin cookies or other baked delights
upon arrival. Her scrumptious home cooked breakfasts served
in the sunroom, on the large deck overlooking the majestic
views or at your bedside are delicious with items such as her
scrumptious vegetable omelets made with fresh locally grown
vegetables, fresh fruit, and piping hot coffee. Often you can find
Faye tending to her expansive vegetable and herb garden. She
cooks a lot of seasonal meals with the fresh produce of the day
and the garden herbs add so much character to all the dishes that
she makes. All meals can be arranged for any occasion - for
a special tea/luncheon, or a picnic lunch should you wish not
to cook during your stay. Loree Guest Ranch is perfect for a
romantic weekend getaway or rent
the whole house for a special family
reunion, birthday celebration, small
corporate function, business meeting,
or church function. It a great place
to consider if you are planning your
wedding in the Big South Fork. It
would be perfect for the wedding
party, the bride and groom, and oh –
what amazing backdrops for pictures.
Loree Guest Ranch also has a 9 stall
barn (3 stalls for stud horses), a full
covered arena, plus a round pen for
practice, and horse clinics – perfect
for all disciplines of riding. Faye
can arrange for rental horses to be
brought in and saddled up for your
guided tour or you can bring your
own horses with you, where you can
be right next to your horses while you
enjoy a luxurious vacation. There
is a tack room and access to miles
and miles of riding trails in the Big
South Fork. After a long relaxing

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Saddle up!
Endless discoveries await!
Experience the adventures, fun and discoveries of trail
riding atop the Cumberland Plateau at The Long Branch
Lakes Equestrian Center in Spencer, Tennessee!


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in spencer, tennessee

These materials,features and amenities described and depicted herein are based upon current development plans,which are subject to change without notice.No guarantee is made that the features,amenities and facilities depicted by artists' renderings
or otherwise described herein will be provided, or if provided, will be of the same type, size or nature as depicted or described. Obtain the Property Report required by Federal Law and read it before signing anything. No Federal Agency has judged
the merits or value, if any, of this property. David M. Dunn, Principal Broker.
Lakes, lariats and
wonderful living!
Long Branch Lakes is Tennessee living at its
best! This is a place of discoveries and dreams,
relaxation and recreation, homes and homesites.




To arrange a tour and to learn about our
$99 Explorer’s Package, call (866) 615-6616.
To learn more, call The Long Branch Lakes Equestrian Or visit
Center managers, Lamar and Vanessa Wright, at
(866) 615-6615. Email:
Or visit for trail map,
services, prices and driving directions.

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is located minutes from Jamestown & Crossville, which

have numerous golf courses, museums, playhouse, shopping plazas, restaurants,

Dale Hollow Lake, and horse back riding near Big South Fork National Park.


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