Bandy Creek Campground Ranger Program: The American Black Bear

August 20, 2018

Oneida, TN (2018-0820) Earn points towards your GO Big 2018 challenge by joining a ranger on Saturday, August 25, to learn about an animal that has captured the human imagination throughout history, the American black bear.  This program begins at 7:00 p.m. (ET) at the Bandy Creek campfire circle.  [ Read More ]

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

August 18, 2018

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). [ Read More ]

Obed WSR to Launch a Citizen Science Pilot Program

August 15, 2018

Wartburg, TN (2018-08-15) In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, the Obed Wild and Scenic River is launching a volunteer-based citizen science pilot program.  A public meeting will be held on Monday, August 27, at 6:00 p.m. (ET). [ Read More ]

GO Big Night Sky Program, August 18

August 12, 2018

Oneida, TN (2018-08-12)  Come explore one of Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area’s most valuable resources, the night sky!  In support of the GO Big 2018 Challenge, Big South Fork NRRA will be presenting a dark sky program on Saturday, August 18, at 9:30 p.m.  Paul Lewis of University of Tennessee, along with amateur astronomy enthusiasts from across the region, will be here to find and describe the most fascinating stellar objects to look for in the night sky. [ Read More ]

Healthy Hike: The Point Trail to Lilly Arch & Tierrany Wall, August 10

August 6, 2018

Wartburg, TN (2018-08-06) Get out and explore YOUR Obed Wild and Scenic River!  The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be conducting a hike on Friday, August 10, at 10:00 a.m. (ET).  Ranger Rick Ryan will lead a moderate to strenuous out-and-back hike of 4.2 miles total on the Point Trail to the iconic park landforms of Lilly Arch and Tierrany Wall.  [ Read More ]

GO Big 2018 Evening Ranger Program: Snake-Tacular

August 6, 2018

Oneida, TN (2018-08-06)  Want to see a snake up close and learn all about how it survives in this rough terrain? Earn points towards your GO Big 2018 Challenge and join us on August 11 to learn about the different types of snakes you may find in the Big South Fork.  Enjoy an evening outdoors with a ranger for an introduction to the identification of a few of the common snakes in the Big South Fork area and why they are important. [ Read More ]

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