GO BIG Healthy Hike: Station Camp Overlook, October 28

October 22, 2017

Oneida, N (2017-10-22)  Fall is the best time of year to enjoy the many scenic overlooks on the Cumberland Plateau.  Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area invites you to our next Healthy Hike to Station Camp Overlook on Saturday, October 28, at 10:00 a.m. (ET). [ Read More ]

International Observe the Moon Night at Obed on Saturday, October 28

October 22, 2017

Wartburg, TN (2017-10-22) Starry night skies are an important part of the special places the National Park Service protects.  Our national parks hold some of the last remaining harbors of darkness and provide amazing opportunities to experience this critical resource.  The Obed Wild and Scenic River is one of these special places with a truly dark night sky. [ Read More ]

Healthy Hike: Fall Colors of the Obed – Hike the South Clear Creek Trail to the Great Roof, October 21

October 16, 2017

Wartburg, TN (2017-10-16)  The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be conducting a fall colors hike on Saturday, October 21, at 10 a.m. (ET). Rangers Rick Ryan and Veronica Greear will lead a moderate out-and-back hike of 2.5 miles total on the South Clear Creek trail to the Great Roof overlooking the Clear Creek gorge.  Along the way, the trail provides opportunities to follow several short side trails to scenic overlooks to see the spectacular walls of the Clear Creek gorge and enjoy the vibrant colors of the fall foliage. [ Read More ]

Reading Ranger Hike to Princess Falls – October 21

October 15, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-10-15)  Join park rangers and librarians from the McCreary County Public Library for a fun children’s story time about autumn on Saturday, October 21.  We will meet at the Yamacraw day use parking lot under the Highway 92 bridge at 10:30 a.m. (ET). [ Read More ]

Long-time Big South Fork Trails Chief Retiring

September 15, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-09-14) Wallace Linder, Roads and Trails Branch Chief of Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, Obed Wild and Scenic River and Manhattan Project National Historical Park at Oak Ridge, has recently retired after a career of over 30 years working for the National Park Service. [ Read More ]

Storytelling Festival Promises to Deliver Fun for the Whole Family

September 14, 2017

Oneida, TN (2017-09-14) The 25th annual “Haunting in the Hills” Storytelling Festival is scheduled for Saturday, September 16, 2017.  Make plans to join thousands of folks who will come to the Bandy Creek field and enjoy the beautiful Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area for a fun-filled day of stories, music, crafts and more.  Craft classes and concerts are free and open to the public. [ Read More ]

Night Skies over the Obed on Friday, September 15

September 9, 2017

Wartburg, TN (2017-09-09)  Starry night skies are an important part of the special places the National Park Service protects.  Our national parks hold some of the last remaining harbors of darkness and provide amazing opportunities to experience this critical resource.  The Obed Wild and Scenic River is one of these special places with a truly dark night sky. [ Read More ]

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