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State of Tennessee Parks

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Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge
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TENNESSEE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
TENNESSEE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
1371 Wildlife Drive
Springville, Tennessee   38256
(lat:36.3309 lon:-88.1268)

Phone: 731-642-2091
Email:
Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge, encompasing over 51,000 acres, is located on Kentucky Lake in northwest Tennessee. The refuges three units: Big Sandy, Duck River and Busseltown stretch for 65 miles along the Tennessee River. Established in 1945, the refuge is one of the older refuges in the country. It is managed as an important resting and feeding area for wintering waterfowl. The refuge also provides habitat for numerous resident wildlife species and other migratory birds.

The refuge consists of a diversity of habitats including open reservoir waters, bottomland hardwoods, high quality oaks/hickory forests, freshwater marsh, agricultural lands and some of the largest and highest quality moist soil managed impoundments in the nation. The diversity of habitats found on the refuge units provide ample feeding, nesting and resting areas for 293 bird species, 51 types of mammals, 89 species of reptiles and amphibians, and 142 species of fish. A hotspot for fish diversity, this refuge can boast a greater fish species diversity than any other inland national wildlife refuge in the country.
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Location
Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge is located near Paris


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Area Fishing Related Businesses
National Wildlife Refuge
3006 Dinkins LN
Paris, TN
(731) 642-2091
Area Cabins and Lodges
Country Junction Resorts
221 Lakeshore Dr
Springville, TN
(731) 593-3662
Pleasant View Resort
289 Pleasant View Resort Rd
Springville, TN
(731) 593-5511
Mansard Island Resort & Marina
60 Mansard Island Dr
Springville, TN
(731) 642-5590
Howell's Resort
441 Buchanan Resort Rd
Springville, TN
(731) 642-7442
Three Cedars Motel-Resorts
421 Fanning Rd
Big Sandy, TN
(731) 593-5343
Pine Point Boat Dock
175 Pine Point Loop Rd
Springville, TN
(731) 642-9555
Oak Haven Resort
248 Oak Haven Rd
Buchanan, TN
(731) 642-1550
Big Eagle Camp Ground
275 Duncan Dr
Springville, TN
(731) 642-3688
Fishtale Lodge of Paris Landing
14275 Highway 79 N
Buchanan, TN
(731) 642-7113
Paris Landing State Park: Paris Landing Inn
400 Lodge Rd
Buchanan, TN
(731) 642-4311
Leatherwood Resort & Marina
753 Leatherwood Bay Rd
Dover, TN
(931) 232-5137
Nannie Ree's Oak Tree Resort
7930 Lick Creek Rd
Big Sandy, TN
(731) 593-5685
Bass Bay Village
895 Bass Bay Rd
Big Sandy, TN
(731) 593-3239
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Directions
The refuge headquarters office is located in Paris, Tennessee at 3006 Dinkins Lane just off Highway 79 North. The Duck River Unit is located in Humphreys and Benton Counties at the confluence of the Duck and Tennessee Rivers. The subheadquarters of this unit is located 1 ? miles southeast of Hustburg, Tennessee. The Big Sandy Unit is located 12 miles north of the town of Big Sandy, and is at the confluence of the Big Sandy and Tennessee Rivers. The Busseltown Unit is located in Decatur County, the entrance to the unit being 5 miles northeast of Parsons, Tennessee.

Tennessee
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