• Rafting through the Obed Wild & Scenic River gorge

    Obed

    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:

http://www.atf.gov/publications/firearms/state-laws/29th-edition/index.html

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 "Longhunters" - white men who hunted for animal skins and furs - came to the Obed region in the 18th century? The flintlock rifle was the preferred weapon of choice.