Blackburn Fork WMA
Site Directions: From Cookeville, at the intersection of 12th street and S Willow Ave / TN-135, travel North for 8.7 miles. Turn left onto Zion Rd and continue for 3.1 miles. Zion Rd. becomes Blackburn Fork Rd. Continue on Blackburn Fork Road for 1.1 miles and the parking area is on the left.
Lat- 36.31550, Long -85.56422
Hours: daylight hours only (excluding applicable hunting seasons)
Seasonality: year-round - Use of motorized vehicles or horseback riding prohibited. Closed to all nonmotorized activities during big game hunts
Jackson County • 600 acres
Use of motorized vehicles or horseback riding prohibited. Closed to all nonhunting activities during big game hunts.
Quail Nov. 4, 2023 - Jan. 15, 2024
Dog Training Sept. 1, 2023 – March 15, 2024
Site Description: Blackburn Fork WMA is 600 acres located along the top and slope of the Eastern Highland Rim in Jackson County. Blackburn Fork Creek lies at the bottom of the valley and divides the property. It is also one of three beautiful state scenic rivers in the area.
Wildlife to Watch: White-tailed deer, turkey, and gray squirrel are abundant in the area. Prairie warbler, indigo bunting, and summer tanager are just a few of the songbirds known to frequent the area.
Region 3 Office: 931-484-9571
E-mail the office
Area Manager: Johnny Poston (615) 342-9307