Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge


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Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge

Address:4343 Hwy 157
Union City, TN 38261

Phone:731-538-2481
Fax:731-538-9760
Web: www.fws.gov/reelfoot
Established: 1941.
Location:Northwest corner of Tennessee.
Facilities:Visitor center, observation towers, trails, boat launch, auto tour route.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, hunting, hiking, educational programs.
Special Features:Reelfoot Lake was formed during the winter of 1811-1812 as a result of the most violent series of earthquakes ever recorded in North America.
Habitats: 10,428 acres of farmland, moist soil, and forest.
Access: Open year round during daylight hours, though some units are closed at various times throughout the year.
Wild life: Eagles, mallards, gadwalls, American wigeons, Canada geese, white-tailed deer, and wild turkey.

See other parks in Tennessee.