• Rafting through the Obed Wild & Scenic River gorge

    Obed

    Wild & Scenic River Tennessee

Coffee and Climb with a Ranger

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Park Rangers instruct novice climbers on the fundamentals of rock climbing at the Obed Wild and Scenic River.

Thomas Hall

Date: January 17, 2014
Contact: Matt Hudson, 423-346-6294
WARTBURG, Tennessee:The Obed Wild and Scenic River announces two programs which will be held on a monthly basis. First, bring any questions you have and come join National Park Service rangers for a free cup of coffee on Saturday, May 3rd. This free event will be held at Lilly Bridge from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (ET). Then, meet at Lilly Bridge at 11:00 p.m. (ET) for our new Climb with a Ranger program. If you have ever wanted to try the sport of rock climbing but did not know where to begin, let us help eliminate some of the uncertainty for you. We provide all of the gear. All that you need to bring is drinking water, sturdy footwear, a willingness to try new things and a can-do attitude. Depending on participant interests and ability levels, we will travel to one of several different climbing areas around the park and will have participants back to their vehicles by approximately 3 p.m. (ET). Would be rock climbers of all ages are encouraged to attend.In the event of inclement weather, call the park visitor center at 423-346-6294 for more information or follow us at ObedWSR on Twitter for updates.

Attend one program or both.No reservations are necessary for these free events. For more information regarding these events, please contact the Obed Wild and Scenic River at 423-346-6294.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you know that bobcat, beaver, raccoon, mink, river otter, and deer are inhabitants along the Obed?