Obed Independence Day Event
Contact: Joel Warwick, 423-346-6294
WARTBURG, Tennessee: The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be hosting a Tom Sawyer Day Program at noon, 12:00 p.m. (EDT) on Thursday, July 4th. This event will take place at the Nemo Day Use Area. Bring a lunch and drinks and join us for a day of fun and games. The program will consist of competitive games for the children. Prizes will be awarded to the first 3 places in each event. This event is free to the public and awards will be given to children 13 and under. Participants will need to bring fishing poles, tackle and bait for the fishing contest. Participants who have reached the age of 13 years old will need a Tennessee Fishing License. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This program will conclude at approximately 4 p.m. (EDT).
Please contact the park at 423-346-6294 for further details and information.
Did You Know?
Did you know that "Longhunters" - white men who hunted for animal skins and furs - came to the Obed region in the 18th century? The flintlock rifle was the preferred weapon of choice.