• Rafting through the Obed Wild & Scenic River gorge


    Wild & Scenic River Tennessee

Laws & Policies

New Federal Firearms Law:

As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws, to legally possess firearms in this park.

It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park. As a starting point about state and local firearms laws please go to the following website and select the state that you are interested in from the list on the right side of the page:


Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park, including the Obed Visitor Center, and any place that is marked with signs at all public entrances.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you know that more than a dozen boulders are located along the Boulder Trail? There are also more than 100 boulders located throughout the river's boundaries. Many rock climbers also enjoy boulder climbing along the Obed.