Directions The Obed Wild and Scenic River is open year round for public use and enjoyment. While the Lilly Pad is Obed climbers’ choicest campground, other visitors will appreciate Rock Creek Campground’s easy access to hiking trails and river put-ins. 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. The Obed River and its two main tributaries, Clear Creek and Daddys Creek, cut into the Cumberland Plateau of east Tennessee, creating deep gorges and producing some of the best whitewater in the Southeast. Paddling and fishing bring many people to the Obed Wild & Scenic River. There's also a section on Lilly Boulders. The visitor center is closed on Thanksgiving, December 25, and January 1. Site Directions: The Obed Wild and Scenic River Visitor Center is located at 208 North Maiden Street in downtown Wartburg, Tennessee. Along with the tributaries of Daddy’s Creek and Clear Creek, the Obed River Wild and Scenic River (WSR) contains around 45 miles of the most scenic and challenging whitewater paddling in the Southeast and is known for near-continuous technical paddling. The grant enabled the park to purchase a Dobsonian reflector telescope with a 12-inch parabolic primary … These rivers, or sections of rivers, are preserved in their free-flowing condition and are not, nor will not be dammed or otherwise impeded. Obed Wild and Scenic River consists of about 2,020 hectares of land within roughly 400 meters on either side of the Obed River in Tennessee, U.S. One of the most popular short and easy trails, ventures over to the Lilly Bluff Overlook where you'll often find rock climbers bouldering the large house size boulders. Visitor Information: (423) 346-6294 . Chief Ranger Matt Hudson discusses rock climbing on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, at the Obed Wild and Scenic River near Wartburg, Tenn. The Obed is owned by the National Park Service and has been working ETCC and local climbers for years to manage the climbing resource. Box 429 Wartburg, TN 37887. The 11-site tents-only campground can be reserved in advance and costs just $10 per night—and it’s a perfect launchpad for your wild and scenic Obed adventure. Find great deals for The Obed: A Climber's Guide to the Wild and Scenic. hi all, I wanted to let you all know that the new Obed guidebook - The Obed: A Climber's Guide to the Wild and Scenic – by Kelly Brown, is now available for Pre-Sale atGreenerGrassPublishing.com. Shop with confidence on eBay! Obed Visitor’s Center. Happy Birthday to Obed Wild and Scenic River! While meagerly populated due to poor farming soil, the river was a hospitable fishing and hunting area for trappers and pioneers. Shop by category. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Obed : A Climber's Guide to the Wild and Scenic by Kelly Brown (2011, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Skip to main content. Trails at the Obed Wild and Scenic River National Park range from short and easy to moderate longer stretches. Whenever you visit the park, you’re guaranteed to see small birds like sparrows, robins, cardinals, and black-capped chickadees. It a history of early bold ascents, and more recently of world class sport routes and incredible bouldering. Park Details The hours of operation are from 9:00-5:00 pm (Eastern time). Earlier this year, Obed Wild and Scenic River received a competitive grant from Eastern National to enhance the park’s dark sky and astronomy programs. Rock climbing and boulder climbing are also available at … Greener Grass Publishing LLC, 2011. The 11-site tents-only campground can be reserved in advance and costs just $10 per night—and it’s a perfect launchpad for your wild and scenic Obed adventure. The Obed River lies a little over an hour west of Knoxville, Tennessee. To learn more, follow the Obed Wild and Scenic River on Facebook, visit their website at www.nps.gov, or stop by the visitor center at 208 N. Maiden St. in Wartburg. These water courses have cut a rugged landscape leaving exciting whitewater gorges with bluffs as much as 500 feet above. Forty-five miles of streams within the park are available for fishing and paddling. The Obed: A Climber's Guide to the Wild and Scenic. The Obed Wild & Scenic River is a major draw for both white water paddlers and rock climbers. Obed Wild & Scenic River movie didn't win any Oscars, but it is an award winner and we can't help but brag. Very Good / No Jacket. Hannah Romano of Asheville tackles a climbing route called 'Flight of the Ego' on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, at the Obed Wild and Scenic River. The Obed Wild and Scenic River in Wartburg, Tenn., is encouraging visitors to celebrate the upcoming winter solstice by participating in a "healthy hike" on Saturday. Special thanks to all those who worked tirelessly to tell our national park story and what makes Obed WSR special. Experiencing the Obed. Free shipping for many products! Located in rural northeastern Tennessee, this Wild & Scenic playground also welcomes you with a mellow climber–friendly campground, fabulous swimming holes, and stunning vistas. With gorges 500-feet deep and mid-range rapids, the Obed River is a destination for those looking for adventure. While the Lilly Pad is Obed climbers’ choicest campground, other visitors will appreciate Rock Creek Campground’s easy access to hiking trails and river put-ins. Last one! Her … Obed Wild and Scenic River 208 North Maiden Street P.O. From the East, take State Route 62 West, then veer to the right onto State Route 27. The history of the Obed Wild and Scenic … Explore camper reviews and photos of the campgrounds in Obed Wild & Scenic River. Today, October 12, 2017, Obed WSR turns 41 years old. The Visitor Center is located at 208 North Maiden Street in downtown Wartburg. Item #64864 ISBN: 9780983382003 Book is very good condition with some minor wear to the cover including some sticker residue to the front cover.. Price: $100.00 Paddler's Guide - Obed/Emory Watershed Obed Wild and Scenic River - Tenessee Go to Park Details Approximately 45 miles of river are comprised of the Obed River, Clear Creek, Daddy's Creek and Emory River. Loads of color photos and cliff diagrams make this a must-have for anyone planning a trip to the Obed. Recreation includes whitewater kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, hiking, fishing and picnicking. Make a left onto Kingston Street, and follow the brown Obed road signs to the Visitor Center on North Maiden Street. The Lilly Arch near the end of the Point Trail is one of the most unique rock features of the Obed. Dedicated in 1976, this river cuts below high cliffs that are popular among the rock climbing crowd. Climbing has a long history at the Obed, even predating the Scenic River designation. Obed Wild and Scenic River is a great destination for bird watching, thanks to the numerous species that fly over the park every year. Last-minute getaway? Shop by category. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. People of all ages gather to learn rock climbing as part of the Obed… The Obed drains a part of the Cumberland Plateau, a set of dissected plateau lands lying west of the main Appalachian Mountains. Enter your search keyword. Although this is a web guide written by hikers for hikers, the best way to explore the Obed isn’t necessarily on foot. On the first Saturday of every month, something special happens at the Obed Wild and Scenic River in Eastern Tennessee. The Obed: A Climber's Guide to the Wild and Scenic covers the Obed proper, along with North and South Clear Creek, Lilly Bluff, Little Clear Creek and Y-12. A variety of outdoor activities await you at the Obed Wild and Scenic River. The Obed: A Climber s Guide to the Wild and Scenic fully describes the sport climbing, trad climbing, and bouldering found at the confluences of the Obed River and Clear Creek. Obed Wild and Scenic River, Lancing, Tennessee. $60.07. Another popular hike is the self-guided Emory River Nature Trail. The Obed: A Climber's Guide to the Wild and Scenic. ... Share - The Obed: A Climber's Guide to the Wild and Scenic. The visitor center can supply a wealth of information on the Obed as well as brochures, maps, and gifts (t-shirts, etc.). Buy The Obed: A Climber's Guide to the Wild and Scenic by Kelly Brown (2011-06-01) by (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Nov 19, 2012 - The Obed: A Climber's Guide to the Wild and Scenic Including a complete guide to the Lilly Boulders By Kelly Brown The Obed Wild and Scenic River is a The 45 miles that comprise the river system includes whitewater runs that range from Class II to Class IV. A scenic overlook is located at Lilly Bluff. Obed Wild and Scenic River The U.S. National Wild and Scenic Rivers System protects 12,734 miles of 208 rivers in 40 states, or a little more than one-quarter of one percent of the nation's rivers. Kayaking, canoeing, and rafting are popular seasonal activities. The Obed has a visitor center located in nearby Wartburg, TN. Camping near Obed Wild & Scenic River is easy with Hipcamp, where private landowners offer one-of-a-kind camping experiences. Make this a must-have for anyone planning a trip to the Wild and Scenic seasonal activities Point Trail one. 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