Features

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    Volunteer with us!

    No matter your talents or abilities, you can help us by volunteering!

    Get Involved

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    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!

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    Check out our photo gallery!

    Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge is a great place for photography!

    Refuge Photo Galleries

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    Monarch Mania

    Monarchs are the only butterflies to make a migration to Mexico. Join us in conserving this unique species!

    Learn more

Refuge Happenings

Water Trails on Cross Creeks

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Cross Creeks has always been a great place for a peaceful paddle. Learn some of the best places to go and dip your paddle! Click the "Learn More" link for a map of that area.

Where to paddle on Cross Creeks

2018 Deer Quota Hunt Draw Results

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All refuge hunters that applied for the 2018 Quota Hunts should have received email notifications of the draw. However, results can also be viewed here, or you can check your RecAccess account.

2018 Cross Creeks Quota Hunt Draw Results

Refuge Discovery Backpacks

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We invite you to come to the refuge visitor center and check out one of our discovery backpacks with your kids! They are free to check out and are chocked full of activities to earn a Jr. Refuge Manager badge!

Let's Go Fishing!

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Cross Creeks provides some of the best relaxing fishing around. From bank fishing to boat launching, we have a honey hole for you. Come on out and drop a line with us!

Find out more!
Just for Kids

Kids Corner!

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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

Tennessee

Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Tennessee .

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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.

Learn more about the NWRS