Conservation Through the Arts!
Calling all student artists...try your hand at creating a duck stamp. It's easy, fun and free to participate.
Learn more about the Federal Jr. Duck Stamp program!
Check out our photo gallery!
Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge is a great place for photography!
Refuge Photo Galleries
The refuge is a great place for wintering waterfowl to rest including mallard, pintail, ringneck and bufflehead.
Visit our Waterfowl Survey Page
Monarchs are the only butterflies to make a migration to Mexico. Join us in conserving this unique species!
American Black Duck
This duck is often mistaken for the mallard, but take a second look and you'll see the darker plumage of our signature duck.
Just for Kids
If you want to learn more about nature or wildlife, we've got just the place for you! Our "Just for Kids" page has information, games, and ways you can help wildlife at home.Discover more here!
About the Complex
Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge and Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge are two refuges managed under the same complex.
Cross Creeks is managed as part of the Tennessee .
Learn more about the complex
About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
Learn more about the NWRS
- April 09, 2016
Cross Creeks will host a Grand Opening for it's new office and visitor center on Saturday, April 9th 10-3. We will be pulling out all stops for this event.Cross Creeks Office/Visitor Center Grand Opening Information
Check here to see the most recent winter waterfowl count....
From November 15th - March 15th Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge is closed for sanctuary to lessen disturbance for wintering waterfowl.Learn more
Cross Creeks now has a brand new office and Visitor Center! Come check out our new facility complete with interactive exhibits!
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Mar 05, 2016