A Celebration of the National Park Service’s 101st Birthday!

August 23, 2017

Wartburg, TN (2017-08-23)  In celebration of the National Park Service turning 101 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 25, 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 ]

GO BIG 2017 Healthy Hike: Yahoo Falls Loop, August 27

August 21, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-08-21)  Earn points towards your 2017 GO BIG patch by joining a park ranger on a one hour guided hike to one of Kentucky’s tallest waterfalls, Yahoo Falls.  The hike begins at 11:00 a.m. (ET) on August 27 at the Yahoo Falls parking area located on Yahoo Falls Road, off of Highway 700 near Whitley City, Kentucky.  [ Read More ]

GO BIG 2017: Big South Fork Dark Sky Program, August 26

August 20, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-08-20) Has the total solar eclipse made you curious about the distant objects that lie outside our atmosphere?  Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area hopes to inspire you by presenting a captivating dark sky program on Saturday, August 26. [ Read More ]

GO BIG 2017 Burnt Mill Bridge Loop, August 26

August 20, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-08-20)  Have you been wanting to get in shape without living in the gym?  Join us and enjoy the best of the Cumberland Plateau while challenging yourself with natural beauty.  Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area will be conducting a healthy hike along the Burnt Mill Bridge Loop Trail on Saturday, August 26, at 10:00 a.m. (ET). [ Read More ]

BSF and Obed WSR Offer Solar Eclipse Viewing Locations

August 17, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-08-17) On Monday, August 21, a near-total solar eclipse will be crossing the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, and the entire area of the Obed Wild and Scenic River will be shrouded in total darkness.  The National Park Service is offering local residents and visitors an opportunity to view the phenomenon at three locations within the park. [ Read More ]

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