Hunting and Fishing Opportunities Await!
Hunting and fishing are popular activities on the refuge. The new 2015/2016 regulations are ready.
Find hunting and fishing regulations here!
Worth a Thousand Words!
Visit our Photo Gallery for some exciting shots from the refuge.
Monarchs are the only butterflies to make a migration to Mexico. Join us in conserving this unique species!
Volunteer with us!
No matter your talents or abilities, you can help us by volunteering!
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!
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
Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge and Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge are two refuges managed under the same complex.
Tennessee is managed as part of the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
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
- August 13, 2016
Join us on the back patio of the new refuge Visitor Center as we band tiny jewels of the sky. Ample opportunity for close encounters with hummingbirds, arts and crafts for the kids, special programs at 11 and 1 make this day one to remember. We invite you to come to this FREE event!See details about this event...
2016 Refuge Quota Deer Hunt Applications are now being accepted. Application deadline is midnight on August 1st. To get started click on the link below!Click to Apply for Tennessee 2016 Quota Hunts
Schools are back in session and the refuge is the perfect place for your students to learn about the outdoor world. Field trips here are free and easy to arrange for all age groups. All our programs are correlated to state and CORE standards.See our Educators page for field trip information!
Come visit us in our brand new visitor center. With wildlife abounding just off the back patio, its a great place to connect with nature... and bring the kids!
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Jul 30, 2016