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National Wildlife Refuge

6772 Highway 76 South
Stanton, TN   38069
E-mail: hatchie@fws.gov
Phone Number: 731-772-0501
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Numerous cutoffs of the Hatchie Scenic River have formed scenic lakes which provide fishing as well as great habitat for wintering flocks of mallards.
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  Recreation and Education Opportunities

Environmental Education
Contact the Refuge Manager for information on tours for school and other organized groups

Sport fishing is allowed on all refuge waters year-round, except for Oneal Lake and a few other waters noted on the leaflet map. Annual Hunting/Fishing Use Permit under consideration at this time.

Hunting is permitted for big game, small game and migratory birds within established seasons. Annual Hunting/Fishing Use Permit under consideration at this time.

Other recreational opportunities mentioned above are available on all of the public areas of the refuge with a prime area being Whistling Wings Wildlife Drive located at Oneal Lake. Whistling Wings Wildlife Drive is a perfect place to watch and photograph wildlife all while watching the sun set over Oneal Lake.

Wildlife Observation
Whistling Wings Wildlife Drive around Oneal Lake provides 2.2 miles of opportunity to view wildlife in wetland habitats constructed to mimic the natural habitats of the Hatchie River system. When not flooded by the Hatchie River, both Powell and Windrow Roads wind through the natural wetland habitats of the Hatchie River. Although no photo blinds are available, visitors may stop and photograph at any point.

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Refuge Office - Open 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday. Refuge is open daily, one hour before sunrise till one hour after sunset.

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