Couple kicked out of national park almost Die


A couple from Arkansas was forced from their camping spot in Big Bend National Park by a park ranger.  They were told there was a state park nearby and he gave them what turned out to be a very poor map of the park and the couple got lost and nearly died before they found a spring.

The couple, Ricky Lee McFarland, 58 and Cathy Frye, 43, moved to Big Bend Ranch State Park as it was suggested to them.  Parks department spokesman Mike Cox said, “It’s a bigger park and it’s a more rugged park.  The map they received was small-scale. They needed one with more detail.”

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