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About the Campground

For information on park facilities, programs, local lodging and to request information by mail, please contact 423 286 7275 or www.nps.gov/biso. The Bandy Creek Visitor Center is open daily between 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. Altitude: 1560 Feet Blue Heron Campground is open seasonally from April to November and operates on the reservations system from May 1 to October 31. Alum Ford Campground in Kentucky operations year round on a first come, first served basis. Black bears and wildlife frequent the area. Storage regulations for food and garbage are strictly enforced. Hazardous tree area. Limbs may fall at any time. Use caution when selecting a place to camp. Open alcohol is permitted in the campground.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • ADA Access
  • Amphitheater
  • Dump Station
  • Fire Rings
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hot Showers
  • Parking
  • Pavilion
  • Pay Telephone
  • Playground
  • Swimming - Pool
  • Toilet, Flush
  • Trails, Mountain Bike

Fees

Peak Season
Apr 01 2010 -
Oct 31 2010
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $19.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $19.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $22.00
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $75.00
Walk In Season
Nov 01 2010 -
Dec 31 2010
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $19.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $19.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $22.00
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $75.00
Walk In Season
Jan 01 2011 -
Mar 31 2011
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $19.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $19.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $22.00
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $75.00
Peak Season
Apr 01 2011 -
Oct 31 2011
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $19.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $19.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $22.00
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $75.00

Alerts and Important Information Quarantine Notice: Firewood from the states of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec can not be brought into the national park. The United States Department of Agriculture has quarantined firewood from these states to prevent the spread of highly destructive insects that may be living in the wood. Firewood must be purchased and/or collected from the local vicinity. Black bears and wildlife frequent the area. Storage regulations for food and garbage are strictly enforced. Hazardous tree area. Limbs may fall at any time. Use caution when selecting a place to camp. Check in at campground office upon arrival. Skateboards, scooters, and rollerblades may be ridden in F-loop only. Pets may not be left unattended. Pets must be restrained at all times. Campers are required to clean after pets. Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. until 6 am. No fireworks allowed in campground. Firearms must be broken down and cased. A Tennessee or Kentucky fishing license fishing is required to fish in the main river of the Big South Fork. A permit is needed for backcountry camping but not for day trips.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 15 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Bandy Creek
Campground Phone: 423-286-8368
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: Oneida (near Oak Ridge), TN
Phone: 423-286-8368

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Bandy Creek is a campground located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -84.69083 latitude, and -84.69083 longitude into your GPS device.

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