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

Oct
31
Sat
9:00 amRescheduled – Pellissippi/Three ...@ Clark Center Park boat ramp
Rescheduled – Pellissippi/Three ...@ Clark Center Park boat ramp
Oct 31 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rescheduled - Pellissippi/Three Bends Blueway: Freels Bend section paddle and trash pickup trip @ Clark Center Park boat ramp
Due to the rainy weather forecast, the paddle/trash pickup event along the Freels Bend Section of the Clinch River, originally scheduled for tomorrow (October 10), has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 31.   Meet at Clark[...]
Nov
7
Sat
9:00 amFall Cedar Barren Cleanup/Weed W...@ Jefferson Middle School
Fall Cedar Barren Cleanup/Weed W...@ Jefferson Middle School
Nov 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Oak Ridge Cedar Barren will again be the site of exotic invasive plant removal as we conduct our fall cleanup, our third and final cleanup of the year.  Located next to Jefferson Middle School[...]
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.
Oak Ridge Blueway Position Statement

Oak Ridge Blueway Position Statement

Two Oak Ridge-based organizations, Advocates for the Oak Ridge Reservation (AFORR) and Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning (TCWP), with a combined history of over 70 years of attention to the natural resources of Oak Ridge, would like to share a vision for our...

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