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 local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information.
  • Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Consistent with CDC recommendations, people 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.


Features

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    New Visitor Center

    Come visit your new Reelfoot NWR Visitor Center! Explore, discover, and learn about Reelfoot NWR!

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    Refuge Gallery

    Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge is a perfect place for photography. Check out our pictures!

    Photo Galleries

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    What was that?

    Don't know what kind of bird you saw? Reelfoot NWR has a variety of species. Check out this site to help you identify the species!

    Bird Identification

NEWS

Current Conditions

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Due to the CoronaVirus Health Emergency the Reelfoot NWR Visitor Center is CLOSED until further Notice.

VISITOR CENTER CLOSURE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID19)

Turkey Quota Hunt

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January is the month to turn in your Turkey Quota Hunt application card!

Turkey Quota Hunt

Public Use Regulations Virtual Brochure

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Many people need our Public Use Regulations brochure, whether you are needing information on applying for quota hunts or just needing info on general rules and regulations. We've made it easy for you to obtain one of these brochures. Just click and print!

Public Use Brochure

Volunteers Needed

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The Reelfoot NWR is always looking for resident volunteers to assist in staffing the new visitor center, assisting in environmental education programs, maintenance and grounds-keeping. If you are interested, please check out the link below!

Get Involved
Upcoming Events

Self-Guided Eagle Tour Packet

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Due to Covid 19, the Reelfoot NWR is offering Self-Guided Eagle Tour Packets rather than conducting its usual Eagle Tours.

Learn more!

About the Complex

West Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge Complex

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

Read more about the complex
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