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TWRA Region IV (East Tennessee)

Elk in a field in East Tennessee

Location & General Information

3030 Wildlife Way
Morristown, TN 37814
(get driving directions)

Contact the TWRA Region IV Staff

The Region IV office is located on Wildlife Way in Morristown. It is a short distance off Highway 25E just east of the 25E Bridge that crosses Cherokee Reservoir. Wildlife Way is directly off Elgerlotte Lane which located at the intersection of Cherokee Park Rd and Buffalo Trail.

Region IV includes the eastern most 21 counties in Tennessee and has elevations ranging from 800 feet along the Tennessee River to over 6,000 feet along the North Carolina border.

Region IV has 16 wildlife management areas comprising more than 800,000 acres open to a variety of big game and small game species. It includes the North Cumberland WMA which is home to the state’s elk herd. The majority of the Tennessee’s black bear population makes its home throughout the East Tennessee mountains.

Three cold water and two warm water hatcheries supplement fish production in the local waters for anglers. From high mountain streams to the large reservoirs, anglers enjoy a multitude of fishing opportunities. There are 13 major reservoirs with surface acreage ranging from 800 to 34,000 acres.

NG BannerThe vast variety of habitats across the region provide excellent fishing, hunting, and wildlife viewing.