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Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge

Reelfoot Lake, Tennessee
Reelfoot Lake, Tennessee
Photo David Haggard USFW
Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge sits on the northern end of Tennessee's Reelfoot Lake.

Established in 1941 to manage Reelfoot Lake as a refuge for migratory birds. Additional lands acquired in Southwestern Kentucky expanded the refuge to its current 10,428 acres.

As many as 200 eagles and 500,000 waterfowl have been known to use  Reelfoot lake and National Wildlife Refuge as a winter retreat or migratory stopping grounds.

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Recreational Opportunities

  • Fishing

  • Hunting

  • Wildlife Photography & Viewing

  • Canoe & Kayak



Related Links & Resources:
Reelfoot NWR Bird Checklist
Lake Isom National Wildlife Refuge
Chickasaw NWR Bird Checklist



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