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 when Native Americans first came across the Obed, they realized that the ground was too steep for settlement and too rough for farming? They did, however, rely on the Obed for hunting, and used the bluffs for shelter.