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August 18, 2014
National Park Service Birthday Celebration at the Obed
The National Park Service turns 98 years old in August. Celebrate by visiting a park near you!

August 18, 2014
Obed Adopt-A-Crag Event
The 2014 Obed Adopt-A-Crag is coming up!

August 18, 2014
Photo Awards Reception
The 2014 Obed Photo Contest Winners will be announced and celebrated on Friday, August 22, 2014.

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

August 06, 2014
Primitive Bow Workshop
The next Obed Primitive Bow Workshop will be held on August 21st.

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

October 21, 2013
Photo Contest Winners Announced
2013 Obed Photo Contest Winners Announced.

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!

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you know that the best times of the year for river paddling on the Obed occur during the spring (when precipitation increases) and in late fall/early winter (when cold rains provide continuous rapids)?