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Horns Bluff Refuge

Site Directions: From Hwy 412 in Crockett County, go east on Hwy 152 for 5.2 miles to sign for Horns Bluff Refuge.

Turn left after sign on Raleigh Road and turn left in 150 yards onto Horns Bluff Road.

Follow into Observation Area where you find a parking lot and gravel roads.

Lat-Long: 35.85196, -89.09585

Hours: daylight hours, however the refuge is closed to all forms of trespass from 15 November through the last day of February.

Seasonality: All year for designated observation areas; however part of refuge is closed 15 Nov through last day of February. North unit (a portion of refuge north of Middle Fork Forked Deer River Channel) open to waterfowl hunting on Saturday and Sunday during duck season occurring in Nov. – Feb. No access during refuge closure dates except for waterfowl hunters on open hunt days.

Fees: none

Site Description: The 1,890 acres of the refuge are comprised of primarily early successional forest, agricultural land, and bottomland forests

Wildlife to Watch: Wild Turkey and deer are common. A wide variety of Waterfowlspecies can be present during the winter months. Northern Harrierspatrol the open areas all winter.

Horn's bluff Refuge Sign

NOTE:  Some areas are used for recreational purposes.  Please use these links before visiting the location.

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Horn's bluff Refuge