Operating Hours & Seasons
The Obed Wild and Scenic River is open year round for public use and enjoyment.
The Visitor Center is located at 208 North Maiden Street in downtown Wartburg. The hours of operation are from 9 a.m. (Eastern time) to 5 p.m. (Eastern time). The Visitor Center is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.
During work hours, you can contact the Obed Wild and Scenic River by phone at 423-346-6294.
Emergency local phone contact is 911, or 423-346-6262 (Morgan County Sheriff's Department).
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)?