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    Public Use Regulations Brochure

    You can now have our new Public Use Regulations Brochure at your fingertips just by pressing "Print"!

    Public Use Regulations

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    What was that?

    Did you see a flash of color fly by? Find out what bird you saw by checking out this bird identification page!

    Bird ID Guide

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    Refuge Gallery

    View our refuge gallery to see a variety of different species of animals!

    Refuge Gallery


Visit Oneal Lake

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If you are looking for something to do, why not drive around Oneal Lake at the Hatchie NWR! You may see turtles, osprey, eagles, geese, or wood ducks. Go grab a pair of binoculars and head on over!

Plan Your Visit

About the Complex

West Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge Complex

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The Hatchie NWR is one of five separate refuges within the West Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The other refuges are Chickasaw, Lower Hatchie, Reelfoot and Lake Isom.

Hatchie is managed as part of the West Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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.

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  • Public Use Regulations Virtual Brochure


    Whether you need general information or a permit for hunting one of our refuge hunts, you can have our Virtual Public Use Reguations brochure at your fingertips, just by clicking print!

  • Snake Identification


    With warm weather comes our cold-blooded friends. Snakes are an important part of our ecosystem and are illegal to kill in the state of Tennessee. Please check out this great snake ID page!

Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Aug 18, 2015
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