Experiencing the Obed

The Obed Wild and Scenic River looks much the same today as it did when the first white settlers strolled its banks in the late 1700s. While meagerly populated due to poor farming soil, the river was a hospitable fishing and hunting area for trappers and pioneers. Today, the Obed stretches along the Cumberland Plateau and offers visitors a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities. Read More

Welcome to Obed Wild & Scenic River

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The free-flowing Obed Wild & Scenic River and its 500-foot-deep gorges offer visitors unspoiled rugged terrain, exceptional waters, and outdoor adventure.

Solar Eclipse -- August 21, 2017

Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime event

Solar Eclipse -- August 21, 2017

Sixth Annual Obed WSR Photo Contest

Sixth Annual Obed WSR Photo Contest

The National Park Service invites photographers to submit entries for the 6th annual photography exhibit at the Obed Wild & Scenic River

Last updated: March 2, 2017

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Mailing Address:

208 N. Maiden Street
Wartburg, TN 37887

Phone:

(423) 346-6294

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