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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Nemo Healthy Hike

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

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

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...

Wild & Scenic Rock Climbing #3

Wild & Scenic Rock Climbing #3
08:00 am - 11/12/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

Cost: $27 Registration Deadline: Wed. Nov. 8th Climb in a remote gorge perfect for new climbers. Before you come down you look over your shoulder and notice...

International Observe the Moon Night

International Observe the Moon Night
07:00 pm - 10/28/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

Join Ranger Rick Ryan and guest speaker Dr. F. Owen Hoffman as part of International Observe the Moon Night; a worldwide public engagement program that encourages...

Wild & Scenic Rock Climbing #2

Wild & Scenic Rock Climbing #2
08:00 am - 10/28/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

Cost: $27 Registration Deadline: Wed. Oct. 25th Climb in a remote gorge perfect for new climbers. Before you come down you look over your shoulder and notice...

Healthy Hike - Fall Colors of the Obed

Healthy Hike - Fall Colors of the Obed
10:00 am - 10/21/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

Get out and explore YOUR Obed Wild and Scenic River! The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be conducting a Fall Colors hike on Saturday, October 21, at 10:00 a.m....

Healthy Hike: The Point Trail to Lilly Arch

Healthy Hike: The Point Trail to Lilly Arch
10:00 am - 09/16/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

Get out and explore YOUR park. The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be conducting a healthy hike on Saturday, September 16, at 10:00 a.m. (ET). Ranger Rick Ryan...

Wild & Scenic Rock Climbing #1

Wild & Scenic Rock Climbing #1
08:00 am - 09/16/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

Cost: $27 Registration Deadline: Wed. Sept. 13th Climb in a remote gorge perfect for new climbers. Before you come down you look over your shoulder and notice...

Night Skies over the Obed

Night Skies over the Obed
07:30 pm - 09/15/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

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...

Art in the Park Birthday Celebration

Art in the Park Birthday Celebration
05:00 pm - 08/25/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

In celebration of the National Park Service turning 101 years old, the Obed Wild and Scenic River will be hosting a combined birthday party and an Art in the Park...

View the "All-American" Total Solar Eclipse

View the "All-American" Total Solar Eclipse
11:00 am - 08/21/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

The total solar eclipse will be crossing the Obed Wild and Scenic River where the entire area of the park falls within the path of totality. The park will be offering...

Obed Healthy Hike

Obed Healthy Hike
11:00 am - 08/11/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

Join us for a ranger-led healthy hike along the Nemo section of the Cumberland Trail. The 2.5-mile hike will traverse a little-used section of the park. Participants...

Night Skies over the Obed

Night Skies over the Obed
08:00 pm - 08/04/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

Join the Obed Wild and Scenic River staff and guest speaker Dr. F. Owen Hoffman to enjoy the natural light of a nearly full moon and the bright stars and star clusters....

Lunch and Learn Program Series

Lunch and Learn Program Series
10:30 am - 07/21/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

This week's "Learn and Lunch" program will be a summer bash to wrap up our program series and will take place at the Nemo Day Use Area. We will be learning about...

Learn & Lunch Program Series

Learn & Lunch Program Series
10:30 am - 07/14/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

This week's program will feature the birds of prey along the Cumberland plateau. This free program will take place at the Obed Visitor Center located at 208 North...

Lunch and Learn Program Series

Lunch and Learn Program Series
10:30 am - 07/07/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

Join Ranger Greear at the Lilly Overlook Parking area for a habitat hike where participants will learn about habitats for animals found in the park. This program...

Lunch and Learn Program Series

Lunch and Learn Program Series
10:30 am - 06/30/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

Join Ranger Rick at the Lilly Overlook Parking area for "Now You See It, Now You Don't" a family-friendly program to learn about the upcoming All-American Total...

Learn and Lunch Program Series

Learn and Lunch Program Series
10:30 am - 06/23/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

Join Ranger Greear in the Obed Visitor Center to learn all about bats. This family-friendly program will focus on the adaptations of these unique flying mammals....

Lunch & Learn Program Series

Lunch & Learn Program Series
10:30 am - 06/16/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

Join Ranger Rick at the Lilly Overlook parking area to learn about the "Trees of the Obed." This family-friendly program will focus on the importance of trees and...

Lunch & Learn Program Series

Lunch & Learn Program Series
10:30 am - 06/09/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

The Obed's “Lunch and Learn” Program for children starts June 9th and will focus on the mammals of Tennessee. We’re partnering with the Morgan County Schools...

Night Skies over the Obed

Night Skies over the Obed
08:30 pm - 05/26/2017

At Obed Wild & Scenic River

Join the Obed WSR staff and guest speaker Dr. F. Owen Hoffman as he highlights the prominent galaxies and planets of the night sky. Telescopes will be set up for...

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