Obed Wild & Scenic River

208 N Maiden St
Wartburg TN  37887

Phone: (423) 346-6294

Obed Wild & Scenic River

Obed Wild & Scenic River was established to preserve one of the last free-flowing, wild river systems in the Eastern United States. This park is characterized by rugged and primitive terrain, rare and threatened ecosystems, exceptional waters, and opportunities for challenging recreational activities.

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Past Events

Annual Volunteer Clean-up and Appreciation Event

Annual Volunteer Clean-up and Appreciation Event
08:30 am - 04/21/2018

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In celebration of Earth Day and the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act in 2018, the public is invited to help beautify the shoreline of YOUR scenic...

Wild & Scenic Rock Climbing #2

Wild & Scenic Rock Climbing #2
08:00 am - 04/15/2018

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Cost: $27 Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 12, 2018 Climb in a remote gorge perfect for new climbers. You’re up next up, time to focus on getting to...

Obed Junior Ranger Day

Obed Junior Ranger Day
01:00 pm - 04/14/2018

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Obed Wild and Scenic River will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act throughout 2018. To help celebrate that historic act, there...

Birding Walk with Dr. Charles P. Nicholson

Birding Walk with Dr. Charles P. Nicholson
08:00 am - 04/14/2018

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The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be conducting a birding walk through various habitats along the Point Trail and Lilly Overlook with Dr. Charles P. Nicholson...

Wildflower Walk

Wildflower Walk
10:00 am - 04/13/2018

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Get out and explore YOUR park! The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be conducting a ranger-led wildflower walk on Friday, April 13, at 10 a.m. (ET). Join Ranger...

Night Skies over the Obed on Saturday, March 17

Night Skies over the Obed on Saturday, March 17
07:30 pm - 03/17/2018

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WARTBURG, Tennessee: Starry night skies are an important part of the special places the National Park Service protects. Our national parks hold some of the last...

Healthy Hike: Cumberland Trail – Emory River Gorge, March 10

Healthy Hike: Cumberland Trail – Emory River Gorge, March 10
10:00 am - 03/10/2018

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WARTBURG, Tennessee: Get out and explore YOUR Park! The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be conducting a ranger-led healthy hike on Saturday, March 10th, at 10:00...

Discussion & Book Signing - The Forgotten Town of Montgomery, TN

Discussion & Book Signing - The Forgotten Town of Montgomery, TN
01:00 pm - 02/24/2018

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Obed Wild and Scenic River announces an informative program by local historian Michael Nance about the rich history of Montgomery, Morgan County, Tennessee on Saturday,...

CT Work Day Rescheduled

CT Work Day Rescheduled
10:00 am - 02/24/2018

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Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning (TCWP) and Obed Wild and Scenic River will be hosting the annual Cumberland Trail work day on Saturday, February 24. ...

North Clear Healthy Hike

North Clear Healthy Hike
10:00 am - 02/24/2018

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Have you ever explored the park below the rim of the steep gorge walls of Clear Creek? Join Ranger Rick Ryan for a healthy hike on Saturday, February 24, at 10...

Wild & Scenic Rock Climbing #1

Wild & Scenic Rock Climbing #1
08:00 am - 02/24/2018

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Cost: $27 Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 22, 2018 Climb in a remote gorge perfect for new climbers. You’re up next up, time to focus on getting...

Wild & Scenic Rivers Program

Wild & Scenic Rivers Program
01:00 pm - 02/17/2018

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The Obed Wild and Scenic River announces a ranger talk on the 50th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act on Saturday, February 17. Visitors will learn about...

Cumberland Trail Work Day

Cumberland Trail Work Day
10:00 am - 02/17/2018

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Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning (TCWP) and Obed Wild and Scenic River will be hosting the annual Cumberland Trail work day on Saturday, February 17. ...

Trail Run with Obed Rangers

Trail Run with Obed Rangers
01:00 pm - 02/10/2018

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Rangers Rick Ryan and Veronica Greear welcome runners of all levels for this double loop trail run on the Cumberland Trail for a round-trip total of 2.25 miles....

Night Skies over the Obed

Night Skies over the Obed
06:00 pm - 01/26/2018

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Starry night skies are an important part of the special places the National Park Service protects. Our national parks hold some of the last remaining harbors of...

Healthy Hike on the North Clear Trail

Healthy Hike on the North Clear Trail
10:00 am - 01/20/2018

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

Get out and explore YOUR park. Have you ever explored the park below the rim of the steep gorge walls of Clear Creek? Join Rangers Rick Ryan and Veronica Greear...

Winter Owl Prowl

Winter Owl Prowl
06:00 pm - 01/19/2018

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The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be honoring the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act all throughout 2018. The first event to celebrate this historic...

Trail Run with Obed Rangers

Trail Run with Obed Rangers
01:00 pm - 12/30/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

Rangers Rick Ryan and Veronica Greear welcome runners of all levels for this out-and-back trail run on the Point Trail to Lilly Arch for a round-trip total of four...

Obed Healthy Hike

Obed Healthy Hike
11:00 am - 12/15/2017

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The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be having a ranger-led healthy hike along the Emory River Nature Trail on Friday, December 15th. The one-mile hike will traverse...

Nemo Healthy Hike

Nemo Healthy Hike
11:00 am - 11/17/2017

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The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be having a ranger-led healthy hike along the Nemo section of the Cumberland Trail on Friday, November 17th. The 2.5-mile hike...

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