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2019-20 Tennessee Hunting and Trapping Guide Now Available

Tennessee Wildlife Viewing Areas

Ethics in Wildlife Watching

Everyone who enjoys wildlife watching and photography must always respect wildlife, its environment, and the rights of others. In any conflict of interest between watching or photography, any animal the wildlife of the animal and their environment comes first. 

Remember some of these areas are used for agriculture use as well as hunting and fishing.  Please check the individual area for rules and regulations and respect the rights of others at the area as well.  Hours and times of availability for use may vary.

Generally, an act of disorderly, obnoxious or boisterous conduct, including acts which interfere with the orderly process of others, are prohibited in these areas.  Violators could be removed from the area and/or prosecuted.  The possession of any alcoholic beverage, narcotic drug, barbiturate or marijuana while visiting the areas is generally prohibited.

 To keep the environment in pristine condition, please carry out what you carry in or use any available trash or recycling bins.