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John Tully WMA

About 14 miles west of Henning, TN and north of the Hatchie River Lauderdale County, TN

Site Directions:  From the intersection of U.S. Highway 51 and TN Highway 87 in Henning, take TN Highway 87 west for about 13 miles.

The site can be accessed by taking either Sam Taylor Road or Crutcher Lake Road north from Highway 87.

Lat-Long: 35.6708, -89.8177

Hours: Always open

Seasonality All year

Fees: None

Landmarks: Fort Pillow State Historic Park is adjacent to the site.

Site Description: The 15,500 acres of John Tully WMA contain a diverse mix of forested bottomland hardwoods and swamp habitats of varying successional ages.  Numerous sloughs, bayous, and other water bodies are present. Much of the area is subject to flooding from the Mississippi River.

Wildlife to Watch: 
The mix of habitats present provides opportunities for observing a wide variety of birds all year long.  Cerulean Warblers can be found in summer.

NOTE:  Be sure to check out our Safety Tips page for important information regarding viewing wildlife in these areas. 

TWRA Wildlife Management Areas

Tennessee Hunting Guide

Tennessee Fishing Guide

John Tully State Forest