• Rafting through the Obed Wild & Scenic River gorge


    Wild & Scenic River Tennessee

Experiencing the Obed

The Obed Wild and Scenic River looks much the same today as it did when the first white settlers strolled its banks in the late 1700s. While meagerly populated due to poor farming soil, the river was a hospitable fishing and hunting area for trappers and pioneers. Today, the Obed stretches along the Cumberland Plateau and offers visitors a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities.

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you know that a group of concerned citizens host an annual "Adopt-A-Crag" Day at the Obed, in which they combine efforts to clean and preserve the various climbing areas of the park?