Chickasaw National Wildlife Refuge


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Chickasaw National Wildlife Refuge

Address:1505 Sand Bluff Rd
Ripley, TN 38063

Phone:731-635-7621
Fax:731-635-0178
Web: www.fws.gov/chickasaw
Established: 1985.
Location:9 miles north of Ripley.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, viewing sites, trails, auto tour route, boat ramps.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking, hunting.
Special Features:Refuge protects some of the last remaining bottomland hardwood forest in the Lower Mississippi Valley and provides a stopover for waterfowl migrating and wintering along the Mississippi River.
Habitats: 24,096 acres of bottomland hardwood forest, agricultural lands, grassland/shrub, and open water.
Access: Open year round during daylight hours. Waterfowl sanctuary closed November 15 - March 15.
Wild life: Mallard, black duck, gadwall, pintail, wild turkey, and deer.

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