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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.

October 20, 2014
Obed Wild and Scenic River Announces Coffee with a Ranger and Climb with a Ranger Programs on Saturday, November 1
Come join National Park Service rangers for a free cup of coffee!

October 07, 2014
Rock Creek Campground Closed November 3-14 During Renovation
All campsites will be upgraded.

October 03, 2014
“They Passed Through the Obed” Ranger Talk on Saturday, October 11
A ranger program about three famous people who once visited the Obed.

September 30, 2014
Fifteenth Annual Obed Adopt-A-Crag is a Huge Success!
This stewardship event resulted in 400 hours of volunteer efforts.

September 26, 2014
Celebrate National Public Lands Day at the Obed Wild and Scenic River
One night of free camping at the Rock Creek Campground has been authorized for Saturday.

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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