A Celebration of the National Park Service’s 102nd Birthday!

Wartburg, TN (2018-08-18)  In celebration of the National Park Service turning 102 years old, the Obed Wild and Scenic River will be hosting a combined birthday party and an Art in the Park reception on Friday, August 24, at the Obed Visitor Center, located at 208 North Maiden Street in downtown Wartburg.  The festivities will begin at 5:00 p.m. (ET).

The celebration will include light refreshments, a birthday cake and live music by the Shelter Road Band.  You can also see an exhibit of the photographs from the recent Obed photography contest.  The winning entries will be announced for the five categories of fauna and flora, landscapes, action-adventure, artistic, and youth.  The entries have been judged on technical excellence, originality, creativity, visual impact, and artistic merit.   Come and vote for your favorite photo of the park.   For more information, please contact the park at (423) 346-6294.