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 the Obed Wild and Scenic River is one of seven designated National Park Service sites located in Tennessee? Many visitors from the central part of the Volunteer State stop in at the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro before making their way east to visit the Obed.