Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we ask that you recreate responsibly.

  • Check alerts and local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Consistent with CDC recommendations, all visitors (age 2 and older), who are fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask inside of federal buildings in areas of substantial or high community transmission.. All visitors who are not fully vaccinated must continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces.
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick and continue to watch for symptoms of COVID-19 and follow CDC guidance on how to protect yourself and others.


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NEWS

Lower Hatchie Waterfowl Quota Hunt

Waterfowl Quota Hunt

Apply for the Lower Hatchie Waterfowl Quota Hunt during the month of October!

Waterfowl Quota Hunt

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If you want to spice up your classroom with some fun learning, invite a Refuge Ranger to your classroom for free!

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Public Use Regulations

Virtual Public Use Regulations

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Hunting season has begun! Print your Virtual Public Use Regulations here!

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About the Complex

West Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge Complex

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

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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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