Winter Owl Prowl
Contact: Joe Zagorski, 423-346-6294
WARTBURG, Tennessee:The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be having a Winter Owl Prowl on Friday, December 14th.This free event will begin at 6 p.m. (EST) at the Lilly Bluff Overlook parking lot, adjacent to Ridge Road.Learn the habits and mannerisms of the Eastern Screech Owl and the Barred Owl (two of the most popular owls in eastern Tennessee).Learn how to distinguish between their very different and unique calls.Hike out with us as we try to lure these owls close to us with recorded owl sounds.Meet us at the Lilly Bluff Overlook parking lot at 6:00 p.m. (EST).From there, we will walk out to the overlook and back as we attempt to sight these owls.No reservations are necessary for this program, which should conclude by 7 p.m.Please bring a flashlight, wear sturdy shoes, and dress appropriately for colder winter temperatures.
Please contact the park at 423-346-6294 for further details and information.
Did You Know?
Did you know that sandstone cliffs rise up to 400 feet above the Obed river? The cliffs can be most prominent along the Lilly Bluff area of the river.