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Obed Wild & Scenic River and Frozen Head State Park to Partner for Lunch and Learn Programs

Ranger leading Kids Program
Park Ranger leading children's program

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News Release Date: May 17, 2021

Contact: Daniel Banks, 423-569-9778

Obed Wild & Scenic River is partnering with Morgan County School Food Services and Frozen Head State Park to offer a series of Lunch and Learn programs on Fridays, starting June 11, through July 16.

Lunches are provided by Morgan County School Food Services Summer Feeding Program and the Morgan County Healthier Tennessee Community.

This program is available to all participants, regardless of what county they reside. Morgan County is one of the Tennessee counties that is designated a Healthier Tennessee county that is striving to encourage healthy lifestyles.

This year’s programs will include in-person, ranger-led programs at both Obed Wild and Scenic River and Frozen Head State Park.

All children must be accompanied by an adult. For programs taking place at Obed Wild and Scenic River, please contact the park at 423-346-6294 for additional information.

Pre-registration is required for the programs given at Frozen Head State Park. For programs that are taking place at Frozen Head State Park, please contact the park at 423-346-3318.

All times are Eastern Time Zone
These free programs and activities will be held at the following locations:
 
Friday, June 11 0000000000000000000 10:30 AM 1111111111111111 Obed Wild & Scenic River meet at visitor center parking lot 208 N. Maiden Street Wartburg, TN 37887 00000000000000 Animals of the Forest
Join us as we learn all about the animals that call this part of the Cumberland Plateau home and what makes each one unique and able to survive here
Friday, June 18 10:30 AM Obed Wild & Scenic River meet at visitor center parking lot 208 N. Maiden Street Wartburg, TN 37887 The Life of a Long Hunter
Find out what it was like to be a Long Hunter in the early days of Tennessee. A park ranger will wear period-appropriate attire. This program will give you an up-close experience of what it took to be a long hunter
Friday, June 25 10:30 AM Frozen Head State Park Meet at Old Mac Trailhead Interpretive Loop Hike
Join us for a half-mile walk through the woods. Learn about the history, flora, and fauna of Frozen Head while meandering along Judge Branch. Registration is required at: https://tnstateparks.com/parks/events/frozen-head 
Friday, July 02 10:30 AM Obed Wild & Scenic River meet at Lilly Bluff Overlook Parking Lot Hike to Lilly Bluff Overlook
Obed has one of the most beautiful overlooks in Tennessee. Join us as we take the short hike to Lilly Bluff Overlook and enjoy the spectacular view.
Friday, July 09 11:00 AM Frozen Head State Park meet at Big Cove Playground Creek Crawl What is in the water!?
earn about water quality and how it affects everything around it! Registration is Required at: https://tnstateparks.com/parks/events/frozen-head 
Friday, July 16 10:30 AM Obed Wild & Scenic River meet at Nemo Picnic Area Let’s go exploring!
Join us as we explore the area of Nemo. We will venture to the old bridge and learn more about the history of this area of the park.
Scheduled programs may be cancelled or changed at any time.



Last updated: May 17, 2021

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Mailing Address:

208 N. Maiden Street
Wartburg, TN 37887

Phone:

(423) 346-6294

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