A familiar scene for those who enjoy the greenbelts of Oak Ridge. The North Ridge Trail was conceived of and developed by TCWP.
Hikers, paddlers, nature enthusiasts, scientists, and concerned citizens are among TCWP members
Achieving and perpetuating protection of natural lands and waters by means of public ownership, legislation, or cooperation of the private sector
Public participation and education through trail maintenance, naturalist-led hikes, and natural science programs are a continuing effort within TCWP
The Obed Wild and Scenic River is one of TCWP’s greatest protection achievements. The view from Lilly Bluff Overlook remains unspoiled

TCWP seeks to protect and provide habitats for flora and fauna in an increasingly developed world

Upcoming Events

Mar
28
Sat
9:00 amCANCELED!!! Obed River Trash C...@ Obed National Wild & Scenic River Visitor Center
CANCELED!!! Obed River Trash C...@ Obed National Wild & Scenic River Visitor Center
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Boaters, particularly experienced whitewater kayakers and canoeists as support boaters, are encouraged to join TCWP, in cooperation with the National Park Service, for a whitewater clean-up trip down the Obed River on Saturday, March 28.[...]
Apr
11
Sat
10:00 amCANCELED!!! – Frozen Head Wildfl...@ Frozen Head State Park
CANCELED!!! – Frozen Head Wildfl...@ Frozen Head State Park
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
CANCELED!!! - Frozen Head Wildflower Pilgrimage @ Frozen Head State Park
This is a joint outing for the 53rd Frozen Head Wildflower Pilgrimage with TCWP and the Tennessee Native Plant Society. We will have an excellent opportunity to see spring wildflowers. The first mile is ideal[...]
10:00 amGarlic Mustard Pull/Wildflower Walk@ Rolling Hills Apartments
Garlic Mustard Pull/Wildflower Walk@ Rolling Hills Apartments
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Garlic Mustard Pull/Wildflower Walk @ Rolling Hills Apartments
The Greenway behind Oak Ridge’s Rolling Hills Apartments (formerly known as the Garden Apartments) is one of the best wildflower trails in Ander-son County, but it is threatened by garlic mustard, a very invasive exotic[...]
A familiar scene for those who enjoy the greenbelts of Oak Ridge. The North Ridge Trail was conceived of and developed by TCWP.
Hikers, paddlers, nature enthusiasts, scientists, and concerned citizens are among TCWP members
Achieving and perpetuating protection of natural lands and waters by means of public ownership, legislation, or cooperation of the private sector
Public participation and education through trail maintenance, naturalist-led hikes, and natural science programs are a continuing effort within TCWP
The Obed Wild and Scenic River is one of TCWP’s greatest protection achievements. The view from Lilly Bluff Overlook remains unspoiled
Places TCWP seeks to protect provide habitats for flora and fauna in an increasingly developed world

Upcoming Events

Our natural lands and waters are threatened by degradation or development. See how TCWP identifies, researches, and fights these threats.

TCWP maintains trails and controls exotic invasive species to protect areas and provide opportunities for outdoor exercise and fellowship.

TCWP organizes free outings and special events for all to enjoy. Experience Tennessee’s wild lands and waters firsthand.

MISSION: TCWP is dedicated to protecting natural lands and waters by means of public ownership, legislation, or cooperation of the private sector. Our efforts focus on the Cumberland and Appalachian regions of East Tennessee, but may extend to the rest of the state and the nation.
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