Bandy Creek Campground Program: Sergeant Alvin C. York

June 17, 2018

Oneida, TN (2018-06-17)  Earn points towards your “GO BIG 2018” Challenge by joining a ranger on Saturday, June 23, to learn about local Medal of Honor recipient, Alvin C. York.  Enjoy a brief introduction by the ranger followed by the 1941 film “Sergeant York”. [ Read More ]

Bandy Creek Campground Ranger Program: The American Black Bear

June 11, 2018

Oneida, TN (2018-06-11) Earn points towards your “GO BIG 2018” challenge by joining a ranger on Saturday, June 16, 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 which is located on the campground trail between the swimming pool parking lot and Loop C bath house.   [ Read More ]

Obed WSR Visitors Spend Nearly $4 Million Locally

June 7, 2018

Wartburg, TN (2018-06-06) A new National Park Service report shows that more than 200,000 visitors to Obed Wild and Scenic River in 2017 spent nearly $4 million in communities near the park.  That spending reportedly supported nearly 50 local jobs. [ Read More ]

Bandy Creek Campground Ranger Program: Coral to Coal

June 3, 2018

Oneida, TN (2018-06-03)  Earn points towards your GO BIG 2018 Challenge by joining a ranger on Saturday, June 9, 2018 to explore a geological time period from coral to coal.  The Cumberland Plateau is filled with dramatic cliffs, arches, rockshelters, chimneys, and other interesting features which are carved into the sandstone of the landscape.  Join us for this engaging program and learn how these features are formed. [ Read More ]

Obed WSR Announces Seventh Annual Photo Contest

June 1, 2018

Wartburg, TN (2018-06-01)  The National Park Service (NPS) invites photographers to submit entries for a photo contest and exhibit at Obed Wild and Scenic River.  The park is looking for striking digital images highlighting the spectacular views, historic sites, recreational opportunities, and diversity of life in the Obed.   [ Read More ]

Obed Launching Summer “Lunch & Learn” Program Series

June 1, 2018

Wartburg, TN (2018-06-01)  The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be partnering with the Morgan County School Food Services and Frozen Head State Park to offer a “Lunch and Learn” program series that will take place on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. (ET) starting June 8 through July 20. [ Read More ]

National Trails Day: Devil’s Jump rapid evening hike, June 2

May 27, 2018

Oneida, TN (2018-05-27) Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Trail System during National Trails Day. Join a park ranger at 7:00 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, June 2, for a moderately easy 2.2 mile evening walk along the Big South Fork River while passing by evidence of the area’s mining legacy. [ Read More ]

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