• Rafting through the Obed Wild & Scenic River gorge

    Obed

    Wild & Scenic River Tennessee

Nature Conservancy Dedication

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Date: June 4, 2011
Contact: Patrick Smith, 423-346-6294

The Nature Conservancy received a generous gift of land from Dr. Fred Stone on Saturday, June 4th. Dr. Stone donated a total of 66 acres of his private property to the Nature Conservancy. The donation included 12.6 acres that fell within the boundary of the Obed Wild and Scenic River.

A total of 51 visitors attended the ceremony at the park's Boulder Field. The dedication included a scavenger hunt and a story-telling activity.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you know that a group of concerned citizens host an annual "Adopt-A-Crag" Day at the Obed, in which they combine efforts to clean and preserve the various climbing areas of the park?