Hike with Rangers and their Dogs
Contact: Chance Melton, 423-346-6294
WARTBURG, Tennessee: The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be hosting a guided hike on Friday, June 21, to celebrate National Bring Your Dog to Work Day.Rangers and their dogs will be hiking the Point Trail.This 3.8-mile, round-trip hike includes several scenic overlooks and traverses a narrow ridge separating Clear Creek and the Obed River before terminating at a point high above the confluence of the two streams. To participate, meet at the Lilly Overlook parking area at 8:00 a.m. EDT.Participants are encouraged to bring their dogs but must keep them on a six foot leash and under their control at all times. Individuals without a dog are also welcome to participate in this free event.Participants should dress appropriately for the weather and bring insect repellent and plenty of water for themselves and their dogs.
Please contact the park at (423) 346-6294 for further details and information.
Did You Know?
Did you know that the Obed is one of the best and most difficult whitewater regions for kayakers in the eastern United States? The difficulty chart ranges from Class II to Class IV.