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Obed Blueway

Outdoor Adventures, Canoe or Flatwater Kayaking Area, Water Trail (Blueway)

With Clear Creek and Daddy's Creek tributaries, the Obed river flows from Crossville, Tennessee to the Emory River. Visitors can enjoy a variety of hikes, rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, rafting, and camping. The river not only offers breathtaking scenic views, but also serves as a habitat for threatened and endangered fish. The Obed Wild and Scenic River Area is managed by the National Park Service and the TWRA. ECO-FRIENDLY NOTES Follow Leave No Trace  practices.


The Visitor Center is located at 208 North Maiden Street in downtown Wartburg. The hours of operation are from 9:00-5:00 pm (Eastern time). The visitor center is closed on Thanksgiving, December 25, and January 1.


Camping at Rock Creek Campground
$10.00 per night
Must call 1-877-444-6777 or make a reservation online.

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