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Obed Wild & Scenic River, TN

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Obed Wild & Scenic River

The Obed Wild and Scenic River looks much the same today as it did when the first white settlers strolled its banks in the late 1700s. While meagerly populated due to poor farming soil, the river was a...[more]

Address

Obed Wild and Scenic River
P.O. Box 429
Wartburg, TN 37887
Email:obri_information@nps.gov

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Directions

The Obed Wild and Scenic River Visitor Center is located at 208 North Maiden Street in downtown Wartburg, Tennessee. From the East, take State Route 62 West, then veer to the right onto State Route 27. Make a left onto Kingston Street, and follow the brown Obed road signs to the Visitor Center on North Maiden Street. From the West, take State Route 62 East, then make a right onto State Route 27 South. Make a right onto Kingston Street, and follow the brown Obed road signs to the Visitor Center on North Maiden Street. From the North, follow State Route 27 South into Wartburg. Make a right onto Kingston Street, and follow the brown Obed road signs to the Visitor Center on North Maiden Street. From the South, follow State Route 27 North into Wartburg. Make a left onto Kingston Street, then follow the brown Obed road signs to the Visitor Center on North Maiden Street.

Activities
  • BOATING BOATING
  • CAMPING CAMPING
  • CLIMBING CLIMBING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HUNTING HUNTING
  • PADDLING PADDLING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY
  • SWIMMING SWIMMING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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