• Rafting through the Obed Wild & Scenic River gorge


    Wild & Scenic River Tennessee

Park Planning

The Obed Wild and Scenic River became a National Park Service site in 1976, and since then, has striven to include a wealth of important educational plans and decisions to make the park one of the hidden jewels of the NPS. This webpage will be presenting a variety of planning documents which represent the spectrum of plans and decisions used to keep the park successful since its inception. Please check back shortly for those documents to be listed on this page.

Planning Documents:

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you know that when Native Americans first came across the Obed, they realized that the ground was too steep for settlement and too rough for farming? They did, however, rely on the Obed for hunting, and used the bluffs for shelter.