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    Wild & Scenic River Tennessee

Obed Wild & Scenic River Backcountry Camping and Wild Hog Hunting Permits Now Available Online

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Date: January 23, 2013
Contact: Letitia Neal, 423-569-9778

Obed Wild and Scenic River is now providing visitors with unlimited access to their backcountry camping and wild hog hunting permits by providing them online. Backcountry camping permits are required but free and can be found online at http://www.nps.gov/obed/planyourvisit/backcountry-camping-permits.htm. Wild hog hunting permits are $5.00 each and must be accompanied with a big game hunting license in order to purchase online at http://www.nps.gov/obed/planyourvisit/permits.htm. The extended hog hunting season will end on February 28, 2013.

Visitors may still obtain their backcountry camping or wild hog hunting permits in person at the Obed Wild and Scenic River visitor center which is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time seven days a week.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you know that the Obed is home to over 100 species of birds? Many of America's most unique species of birds can be seen during their migratory seasons along the Obed.