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Tennessee Wildlife Viewing Areas

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 West Tennessee Viewing Areas

1. Bean Switch Refuge

2. Big Hill Pond State Park

3. Black Bayou Refuge

4. Bogota WMA

5. Chickasaw NWR

6. Chickasaw State Forest, State Park, and WMA

7. Eagle Lake Refuge

8. Elmwood Cemetery

9. Ensley Bottoms Complex (The Pits, TVA Lakes, Riverport Rd Ponds)

10. Ernest Rice WMA

11. Fort Pillow State Historic Park

12. Gooch WMA

13. Hatchie NWR

14. Hop-In Refuge

15. Horns Bluff Refuge

16. Island 13

17. John S. Potter Conservation Area

18. John Tully WMA

19. Lake Graham

20. Lake Isom NWR

21. Lauderdale Waterfowl Refuge

22. Lichterman Nature Center

23. Lower Hatchie NWR

24. Maness Swamp Refuge

25. Meeman-Shelby Forest WMA and State Park

26. Mississippi River Greenbelt Park

27. Moss Island WMA

28. Natchez Trace State Forest and WMA

29. Obion River WMA

30. Overton Park

31. Pickwick Landing State Park

32. President's Island

33. Reelfoot Lake - Phillipy Pits

34. Reelfoot Lake State Park (and viewing areas)

35. Reelfoot NWR

36. Reelfoot WMA

37. Shelby Farms Park

38. South Fork Waterfowl Refuge

39. Sunk Lake State Natural Area

40. T.O. Fuller State Park

41. Thorny Cypress WMA

42. Three Rivers WMA

43. Tigrett WMA

44. Tiptonville Bar (Old Ferry Landing)

45. Tumbleweed WMA

46. White Lake Refuge

47. White Oak WMA

48. William B. Clark Preserve

49. Wolf River WMA (and Ghost River SNA)

 

 

 

Middle Tennessee Viewing Areas

1. AEDC WMA and Woods Reservoir Refuge

2. Bark Camp Barrens WMA

3. Barkley WMA, Units 1 and 2

4. Beaman Park

5. Bells Bend Park

6. Bicentennial Trail, Cheatham County

7. Bledsoe Creek State Park

8. Buffalo River

9. Camden WMA

10. Cedar Hill Swamp WMA

11. Cedars of Lebanon State Park

12. Cheatham Lake WMA

13. Cheatham WMA

14. Couchville Cedar Glade State Natural Area

15. Cowan Marsh

16. Cross Creeks NWR

17. Dunbar Cave State Park

18. Edgar Evins State Park and WMA

19. Ellington Agricultural Center

20. Flat Rock Cedar Glades and Barrens State Natural Area

21. Fort Defiance Interpretive Center

22. Gallatin Steam Plant

23. Gateway Island (Ponds)

24. Grays Landing

25. Haley-Jaqueth WMA

26. Harmon Creek WMA

27. Harpeth River State Park

28. Haynes Bottom WMA

29. Hickory Flats WMA and May Prairie SNA

30. Land Between the Lakes

31. Laurel Hill WMA

32. Liberty Park and Marina

33. Long Hunter State Park

34. Lytle Creek Rd. - Murfreesboro

35. Mingo Swamp WMA

36. MTSU WMA

37. Murfree Spring Wetlands at the Discovery Center

38. Natchez Trace Parkway

39. Old Hickory Dam, "Snow Bunting" Peninsula, vicinity

40. Old Hickory Lake - Lock 5 Refuge

41. Old Hickory WMA

42. Paris Landing State Park

43. Peeler Park

44. Percy Priest Lake, Anderson Road Recreation Area

45. Percy Priest Lake, Cook Recreation Area

46. Percy Priest Lake, Dam Overlook and Stones River Greenway

47. Percy Priest Lake, Fate Sanders Marina

48. Percy Priest Lake, Hamilton Creek Recreation Area

49. Percy Priest Lake, Seven Points Recreation Area

50. Percy Priest WMA, Field Trial Area

51. Port Royal State Park

52. Radnor Lake State Park

53. Shelby Bottoms Greenway and Nature Park

54. Shelton Ferry WMA

55. Stones River Greenway

56. Stones River National Battlefield

57. Tennessee NWR - Big Sandy Unit

58. Tennessee NWR - Busseltown Unit

59. Tennessee NWR - Duck River Unit

60. Vesta Cedar Glade SNA

61. Warner Parks

62. Williamsport WMA

63. Yanahli WMA

 

 

East Tennessee Viewing Areas

1. Audubon Acres

2. Austin Springs

3. Bays Mountain State Natural Area

4. Bear Hollow Mountain WMA

5. Bennetts Lake (Nickajack Lake)

6. Big Bald Mountain

7. Big South Fork NRRA - Bandy Creek Area

8. Big South Fork NRRA - Honey Creek Overlook

9. Big South Fork NRRA - Leatherwood Ford

10. Big South Fork NRRA - Twin Arches Area

11. Black Mountain - Cumberland Trail State Park

12. Booker T. Washington State Park

13. Brainerd Levee

14. Bridgestone-Firestone Centennial Wilderness

15. Buffalo Springs WMA

16. Bunkum Cave/Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park

17. Burgess Falls State Park and Natural Area

18. Catoosa WMA

19. Cherokee WMA, Rocky Fork Unit

20. Chester Frost Park

21. Chickamauga WMA - Cottonport Unit

22. Chuck Swan WMA

23. Colditz Cove State Natural Area

24. Cove Creek WMA

25. Cove Lake State Park

26. Craven's House

27. Cumberland Gap National Historic Park

28. Cumberland Mountain State Park

29. Dale Hollow Lake

30. Eagle Bend Fish Hatchery

31. Erwin Linear Trail

32. Fall Creek Falls State Park and WMA

33. Forks of the River WMA

34. Franklin State Forest

35. Frozen Head State Park and State Natural Area

36. Great Smoky Mountains National Park

37. Grundy Forest State Natural Area

38. Hampton Creek Cove SNA

39. Harrison Bay State Park

40. Hiwassee Refuge

41. Ijams Nature Center

42. Jackson Swamp WMA

43. Kinser Park

44. Kyker Bottoms Refuge

45. Laurel-Snow State Natural Area

46. Marion Co. Park

47. Melton Hill Dam and campground

48. Mossy Creek Wildlife Viewing Area

49. Mount Roosevelt WMA

50. Natural Bridge State Natural Area

51. Nickajack Lake

52. Nolichucky WMA

53. Norris Dam Reservation

54. North Chickamauga Creek Gorge State Natural Area

55. North Cumberland WMA

56. North Shore Boone Lake and Boone Dam

57. Oak Ridge WMA

58. Obed Wild and Scenic River National Park

59. Paint Rock Refuge

60. Parksville Lake

61. Pickett State Forest and WMA

62. Piney Falls State Natural Area

63. Prentice Cooper State Forest and WMA

64. Raccoon Mountain Pumped Storage Plant

65. Rankin WMA

66. Roan Mountain, including Roan Mtn. State Park

67. Roaring River Park

68. Rock Island State Park

69. Rugby State Natural Area

70. Savage Gulf SNA (Stone Door Entrance)

71. Seven Islands Wildlife Refuge

72. Shady Valley

73. Sharp's Ridge Memorial Park

74. Signal Point Park

75. Soddy Lake

76. Soddy Mountain

77. South Cumberland State Park

78. South Holston Lake area

79. Standifer Gap Marsh

80. Standing Stone State Forest, State Park, and WMA

81. Steele Creek Park

82. Stinging Fork Falls State Natural Area

83. Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park and Elizabethton Linear Trail

84. Tennessee River Gorge

85. Tennessee River Park and Chickamauga Dam

86. The Boils WMA

87. Unaka Mountain

88. University of Tennessee Arboretum

89. Virgin Falls SNA

90. Walls of Jericho State Natural Area

91. Warriors' Path State Park

92. Watts Bar WMA - Long Island Unit

93. Watts Bar WMA - Thief Neck Island Unit

94. Whites Mill Refuge

95. Wilbur Lake

96. Winged Deer Park

97. Yuchi Refuge