Welcome to the Big South Fork

All official hiking trails in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area are shown on our Sheltowee Trace South 2015 map. If you want to check out the first edition released in 2007, please explore these maps.


Places to Visit 
Yahoo Falls Scenic Area - Big South Fork - Blue Heron - Scuttlehole - Charit Creek - Pilot Wines and Big Island - Station Camp Creek - Rock Creek - Leatherwood Ford - John Muir Trail - Twin Arches - Litton and Blevins Farms - No Business Creek - Honey Creek - Burnt Mill Bridge - Pickett State Park - Bandy Creek Recreation Area - Cumberland Falls State Resort Park - Laurel River Lake - and many more areas outside of the Big South Fork

Buy this Map

Southern half of Daniel Boone and the Big South Fork

Topographic maps at 1:31,680 scale with 50-ft contours, trail mile markers, GPS grids, and detailed hiking info in six rich, full-color 19" x 27" pages folded down to 5" x 7". Lamination waterproofing available via our custom heat press method.


Photographs & Maps

Sheltowee Trace Photos

Pixel's Travels

Vew images of maps for the Sheltowee Trace

Images of Maps

Current weather maps and data for the Daniel Boone National Forest.

Weather maps and data for DBNF

Go Explore!

Our Favorite Hikes

Twin Arches Loop

Twin ArchesHiker Big South Fork Map
Distance: 4.7 Miles round-trip from trailhead
Difficulty: ++
Scenic Views: ++++
Elevation Relief: 525ft ^
Ownership: Big South Fork, NPS
Google to trailhead & coordinates

Big South Fork Trail Map

The Twin Arches loop is the benchmark trail for the Big South Fork. You’ll see ...

Our Map Blog

Sheltowee Trace elevation profile

Working on the 2020 update of the Sheltowee Trace maps using high-resolution DEMs derived from li...

Woodland Art Fair time!

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Toward a scenic trail index
Sheltowee Trace, Daniel Boone National Forest, and Big South Fork scenic trail indexVisit the web page

Over the years we’ve pursued some measure that reveals the character of 900...

Our Clients' Maps

Weather archive updates

We collect imagery from national park webcams in the Great Smokies and Mammoth Cave parks and then make animated gifs of those webcam images. In 20...

New Red River Gorge map

Over the past spring, we’ve been revamping our popular map for the Red River Gorge. The map should be available in early June. One of the additions...