Obed River

Fishing Paddling Swimming Trails Camping Wildlife Viewing Birding Picnic Area Shelter Restrooms

Kayaking, canoeing, and rafting are popular seasonal activities. The 45 miles that comprise the river system includes whitewater runs that range from Class II to Class IV; gamefish include bass, bluegill, catfish, and muskie, among others; primary fish; there are 23 miles of trail at the Obed Wild & Scenic River to enjoy along with rock climbing and bouldering. 

Connects: Obed Wild & Scenic River, Cumberland Trail System

Map

Waterway Information

Access Points & Contact

River Access

Obed Wild & Scenic River
208 Maiden St., Wartburg, TN 37887

U.S. National Park 423-569-9778

Size

River Miles: 45 miles

Connections

Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area 

Cumberland Trail System

Resources

Park Website

Whitewater Paddling the Obed

River Gauge Readings & Map

Park Fishing Info

Bicycling

Bicycling

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Birding

Birding

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Disc Golf

Disc Golf

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Fishing

Fishing

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Hiking

Hiking

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Paddling

Paddling

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Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

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Running / Walking

Running / Walking

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Skateboarding

Skateboarding

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Wildflowers

Wildflowers

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