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

Obed Wild & Scenic River designated as International Dark Sky Park.

Experience the Night

Obed Wild & Scenic River designated as International Dark Sky Park.

Ranger-led Programs and Events

Ranger-led Programs and Events

Discover why Obed is so special. Join a park ranger for fun, informative, and free guided programs and events.

Tenth Annual Obed WSR Photo Contest

Tenth Annual Obed WSR Photo Contest

The National Park Service invites photographers to submit entries for the 10th annual photography exhibit at the Obed Wild & Scenic River

Last updated: May 4, 2021

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208 N. Maiden Street
Wartburg, TN 37887

Phone:

(423) 346-6294

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