Annual Cumberland Trail Work Day on February 17

February 12, 2018

Wartburg, TN (2018-02-12) Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning (TCWP) and Obed Wild and Scenic River will be hosting the annual Cumberland Trail work day on Saturday, February 17.  Volunteers should meet at Rock Creek Campground at 10 a.m. (ET).  Trail maintenance will be performed on the 2.5-mile section of the Cumberland Trail between Rock Creek Campground and Alley Ford. [ Read More ]

Trail Run with Obed Rangers: Cumberland Trail Nemo Area, February 10

February 4, 2018

Wartburg, TN (2018-02-04)  Get out and explore YOUR park.  The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be conducting a trail run on Saturday, February 10, at 1 p.m. (ET).  Rangers Rick Ryan and Veronica Greear welcome runners of all levels for this double loop trail run on the Cumberland Trail for a round-trip total of 2.25 miles.  If you like to run with others and enjoy single-track trail running in a woodland setting, then this run is for you. [ Read More ]

Big South Fork NRRA Reveals New All-Inclusive GO BIG 2018 Challenge

February 2, 2018

Oneida, TN (2018-02-01) On the heels of a very successful hiking and exploration challenge in 2017, the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area has officially launched its new GO BIG 2018 Challenge.  Big South Fork NRRA invites all visitors to get to know their park and have a little fun along the way. [ Read More ]

Harvesting Wild Hogs in the Big South Fork NRRA and Obed WSR

January 25, 2018

Wartburg/Oneida, TN (2018-01-24) Wild hogs have been blamed for destroying native resources in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area and Obed Wild and Scenic River.  Hog hunting season on these federal lands last through the end of February.  Hunters must have an approved weapon, valid hunting license and a permit to hunt them. [ Read More ]

Healthy Hike on the North Clear Creek Trail

January 13, 2018

Wartburg, TN (2018-01-13)  Join Rangers Rick Ryan and Veronica Greear as they lead a healthy hike on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. (ET).  This moderate to strenuous four and a half mile adventure will highlight the vistas of Clear Creek and unique geology far beneath the rim of the gorge. [ Read More ]

Obed Wild and Scenic River Announces Winter Owl Prowl on January 19

January 13, 2018

Wartburg, TN (2018-01-13) The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be honoring the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act all throughout 2018.  The first event to celebrate this historic act will be a ranger-led owl prowl program on Friday, January 19, 2018.  The program will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. (ET) at the Lilly Bluff Overlook parking lot, which is located just off Ridge Road in Morgan County, Tennessee. [ Read More ]

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