A hike through the woods and forests of the Tennessee River Valley is a living classroom for understanding one of America’s most important ecological river systems. Learning about the balance of nature and the impacts from outside invaders is about observation of the complex system of plants, animals, and aquatic species. Today’s Tennessee River Valley was shaped by the regional visioning of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who had studied the writings of the “father of forestry,” Gifford Pinchot. As the first Chief of the Forest Service, Pinchot’s legacy was protecting the forests long term health for both conservation and recreational use. Here at the Obed Wild and Scenic River, the hemlocks under siege from an aphid invader. Learn about how the Park is working to preserve these majestic trees during our visit with Park Ranger, Matt Hudson
Latitude: 36.074143 Longitude: -84.644235
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I'm an outdoors enthusiast from being on the water to hiking up a mountain. Of course fishing is what I love to do and have be bless to travel across the United States to fish in rivers and reservoirs. I also love photography and videoing my next great adventure or experience to share with other people.
Lake Cherokee in Tennessee is not only loaded with schools of big fish, but the natural beauty makes it a great place to go fishing while experiencing the outdoors.
So many places to go fishing in Tennessee and catch a fish of a lifetime it would take you a lifetime to fish all of them.