Art in the Park
Contact: Matt Hudson, 423-346-6294
In celebration of the National Park Service's 96th birthday, the Obed Wild and Scenic River will be hosting an Art in the Park Reception on Saturday, August 25 at the Visitor Center at 208 N. Maiden Street in Wartburg, Tennessee. The reception will start at 5 pm (Eastern Time) that evening.
The event will include art activities for kids and a display of photographs from the recent Obed Photography Contest. During the evening the contest's winning entries will be revealed. The Shelter Road Band will be providing a range of Americana, rock and country music as light refreshments are served. David Brill will also be in attendance to sign his book, "Cumberland Odyssey", which will be available for purchase that evening.
If you have any questions feel free to call the park at (423)346-6294.
Did You Know?
Did you know that the Obed River's maximum flow in cubic feet per second can reach a level of 100,000 CFS after periods of heavy rain? For paddlers, the optimum flow ranges from 2500-3000 CFS.