Moment of Freedom Campaign
Tennessee has become an ideal destination for sportsman with mobility impairments. Many organization have worked hard to provide wheelchair-accessible custom blinds and fishing piers on public lands and waters. More than a dozen deer, turkey and waterfowl blinds that include ramps and other features to make hunting from a wheelchair more convenient can be found across the state. A number of wheelchair-accessible fishing piers and observation towers offer additional outdoor opportunities as well.
The state’s Moment of Freedom initiative, a cooperative effort by the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency, Tennessee Wildlife Resource Foundation, Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission and other partners, is aimed at increasing these outdoor opportunities. The primary goal of the Moment of Freedom is to create 21 new wheelchair-accessible sites over the next three years. To learn about the Moment of Freedom, visit www.MomentOfFreedom.org.