Site Directions:  From Nashville, take I-24 east (toward Chattanooga) and exit at the Arnold Air Force Base exit (#117).  Turn right onto Wattendorf Highway.

The WMA is on both sides of the highway, all the way to Tullahoma. 

Site Directions: From Clarksville, take Hwy 48/13 south across the Cumberland River and stay on Hwy 48 towards Dickson. In 0.7 miles turn left onto Southside Rd. Turn left on Southside Drive and follow past Shooting Complex. 

This road ends in the Shelton's Ferry river bottoms and paved roads provide access north to the boat ramp and south to various sections of the WMA.

Lat-Long: 36.40384, -87.28509

Hours: daylight hours

Seasonality: year-round

Fees: none


Big Game, Small Game, Trapping, and Dog Training - Same as statewide seasons, except as noted. Deer is archery equipment only, except during Young Sportsman hunts.

Quail - Nov. 4, 2023 - Jan. 15, 2024.

Firing Range - Montgomery County Shooting Complex, see for details.

Site Description:  Sheltons Ferry WMA is approximately 700 acres of primarily agriculture fields with some grassy/scrub fields. 

Both big game and small game are harvested annually during hunting season.

Contact Information

Region 2 Office: 615-781-6622
Toll-Free: 1-800-624-7406
E-mail the office
Area Manager: Eric Tummins (615) 792-4510

Interactive Map
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Driving Directions
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