The Obed: A Wild Classroom

From the dark stary skies to the ancient sandstone bluffs, the Obed provides the rare opportunity for students to explore Tennessee’s only wild and scenic river. 

Whether you’re exploring Obed within your classroom, online, or in the park, our education team is dedicated to making your experience enriching and engaging.  

Read below to learn more about our field trips, classroom programs, and virtual programs.

To request an Education Program, give us a call at (423) 286-9059 or send us an

  • Students watching a ranger during their field trip.
    Field Trips

    Obed Wild & Scenic River offers a variety of free, ranger-led, curriculum-based field trips!

  • A NPS ranger hat, microphone, and a studio light.
    Virtual Programs

    Virtual programs are a great tool to allow access to Obed’s resources and information regardless of students’ location!

  • Student sketching a leaf in their workbook.
    Classroom Programs

    Bring the wonders of Obed into your classroom!

Last updated: May 31, 2022

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 429
Wartburg, TN 37887


423 346-6294

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