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
Monarchs are the only butterflies to make a migration to Mexico. Join us in conserving this unique species!
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
Each season the refuge closes down certain sensitive areas as a place the waterfowl and other Migratory birds can go to be undisturbed for the winter. Most waterfowl have now migrated North and these sanctuary areas will reopen on March 16th.
The refuge offers a wild turkey spring hunt following state regulations and state bag limits. An Annual Hunting Permit is required at a cost of $15.00 annually.For more information about hunting on refuge
- June 10, 2017
Saturday June 10th from 7-10 Cross Creeks is hosting a Family Friendly Fishing Derby free for those wanting "sink a bobber" in one of our favorite areas. The derby is free, but you must preregister at the Dover Library. 2017 Kid's Fishing Derby Flyer
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: Apr 17, 2017