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January 27, 2015
George Dagley, Jr., to be Featured at Memories of the Obed on Saturday, February 14
Mr. Dagley is the son of George Dagley, Sr., who was the Morgan County mayor during the 1930s.

January 23, 2015
Conservation Group Purchases Land at Obed Wild and Scenic River
Both tracts adjoin other Obed park lands and contain prime examples of the remarkable resources that the park was established to preserve.

January 16, 2015
Obed Preschool Story Time on Friday, January 23
Children are encouraged to bring their favorite book to be read by a ranger.

January 16, 2015
Obed to Host Small Mammal Children’s Program on January 24
Participants will learn about the many different small mammals.

January 12, 2015
Rock Creek Campground Closed During Second Phase of Renovation
The closure will allow the park to install a new comfort station.

January 05, 2015
Obed Wild and Scenic River Presents First Healthy Hike of the Year
Participants meet at 1 p.m. EST in the Lilly Overlook parking area on January 10.

January 05, 2015
Free Camping at Big South Fork and Obed on Martin Luther King, Jr., Day
This is a day to honor King's principles.

December 30, 2014
Primitive Bow Workshop at the Obed Visitor Center on January 15
The program begins at 5 p.m. EST.

December 30, 2014
Obed Weekly Preschool Story Time on Friday, January 9
The event takes place at the Obed visitor center.

December 23, 2014
Coffee and Climb with a Ranger Programs on Saturday, January 3, at the Obed
No reservations are necessary for these free events.

December 18, 2014
"Trees Throughout Time" Program at the Obed on Saturday, December 20
The program will begin at the Lilly Bluff Overlook parking lot at 1 p.m. (EST)

December 15, 2014
Obed River Biodiversity Talk in Oak Ridge on December 17
The unique Obed River gorge of the Cumberland Plateau will be discussed.

December 09, 2014
Obed Wild and Scenic River Announces Weekly Preschool Story Time on Friday, December 19
Children will get a chance to hear stories read by a National Park Service ranger.

December 08, 2014
Hog Hunting Season is in Effect at the Big South Fork and Obed
Wild hogs may be hunted with weapons legal for whatever season is open through February 28, 2015.

December 04, 2014
Primitive Bow Workshop at Obed Visitor Center on December 11
The program begins at 5 p.m. EST

December 03, 2014
Obed Visitor Center Film Wins National Award
Deb Tewell, NAI Event Manager, noted that "the award is being given to the best of the best."

December 01, 2014
Obed Preschool Story Time on Friday, December 5
This is a free event, and no reservations are required.

December 01, 2014
Coffee and Climb with a Ranger Programs on Saturday, December 6, at the Obed
Would be rock climbers of all ages are encouraged to attend.

November 24, 2014
Native American Way-of-Life Talk and Demonstration at Obed
Standing Oak and Sparrow Hawk will be providing the demonstrations.

November 12, 2014
Rock Creek Campground Closed During Renovation
The campground will be closed through November 21.

November 07, 2014
Primitive Bow Workshop on Thursday, November 13
The workshop is free to the public and all ages are welcome to attend.

October 30, 2014
Long-time Wartburg Resident Nick Tanner to be Featured Guest at Memories of Obed Program on Saturday, November 8
This program is one in a series of programs which explore the unique river-related memories of local individuals.

August 14, 2014
YCA Crew at the Obed
The 2014 YCA Crew at the Obed WSR.

July 21, 2014
Obed Tourism Grows
Tourism at the Obed Wild and Scenic River has grown during the past year.

August 15, 2013
Obed WSR Survey Results
The Obed WSR Survey results from a 2012 survey have been tabulated.

June 27, 2013
Wi_fi Service now available at the Obed Visitor Center
The Obed WSR now has Wi-Fi Service!

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