Hickory Flats WMA

Site Directions: From I-24 take exit 114 and travel on Hwy. 41 south toward Hillsboro.  Approximately one mile from the interstate, turn east (left) onto Asbury Road.  Go approximately 0.6 miles to a small parking lot on the south (right) side of the road.

This provides access to Hickory Flats WMA.

Lat-Long: 35.46254, -86.01604

Hours: daylight hours

Seasonality year-round

Fees: none

Coffee County • 623 acres
 Mark Winland (931) 967-6101

Big game, small game, and trapping, all are the same as statewide seasons, except as noted.

Quail - Nov. 4, 2023 - Jan. 15, 2024.

Site Description: Mature hardwood forests, consisting of oak, hickory, maple, and sweet gum are found on the Hickory Flats WMA.

Management via burning is slowly creating open savanna habitat on the unit on the south side of Asbury Rd where the property is managed cooperatively with TWRA and TDEC.

ATV trails are accessible via foot on the northern unit of Hickory Flats WMA from the "bend in the road" parking spot.  ATV trails wander through the woods and provide for good wildlife watching.

Hickory Flats WMA is part of  The East Highland Rim Prairie and Barrens Conservation Opportunity Area 

Wildlife to Watch: In summer, several Neotropical migratory birds nest at Hickory Flats WMA, including Wood ThrushtanagersYellow-throated VireoRed-eyed Vireo, and Ovenbird.

Deer are common in the area as is Wild TurkeyCanada Warbler was seen in May 2009.

Contact Information

 Mark Winland (931) 967-6101
Region 2 Office: 615-781-6622
Toll-Free: 1-800-624-7406
E-mail the office

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