• Rafting through the Obed Wild & Scenic River gorge


    Wild & Scenic River Tennessee

Suggested Reading

Grades Kindergarten to 5:

Berenstain, Stan and Jan. The Berenstain Bears' Nature Guide. New York: Random House, 1984.

Cherry, Lynne. A River Ran Wild. New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1992.

Hussong, Clara. Nature Hikes. Racine, Wisconsin: Western Publishing Company, 1973.

Stutson, Caroline. On the River ABC. Niwot, Colorado: Roberts Rinehart Publishers, 1993.

Grades 6-8:

Castaldo, Nancy F. Riverwild: An Activity Guide to North American Rivers. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2006.

Dunmire, Marj. Not Even Footprints. Estes Park, Colorado: Pegasus Graphics, 1987.

Lagemann, Robert and Manucy, Albert C. The Long Rifle. New York: Eastern Acorn Press, 1993.

Grades 9-12:

Bourne, Russell. Rivers of America: Birthplaces of Culture, Commerce, and Community. Golden, Colorado: Fulcrum Publishing, 1998.

Constantz, George. Hallows, Peepers, and Highlanders: An Appalachian Mountain Ecology. Missoula, Montana: Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1994.

Franks, C.E.S. The Canoe and Whitewater. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1979.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you know that the best times of the year for river paddling on the Obed occur during the spring (when precipitation increases) and in late fall/early winter (when cold rains provide continuous rapids)?