Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge

Description:

Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1941 to manage the northern third of Reelfoot Lake as a refuge for migratory birds. Additional lands acquired in Southwestern Kentucky expanded the refuge to it's current 10,428 acres. The proximity of Reelfoot Lake and the refuge to the Mississippi river has always made the area a major stopover and wintering ground for migratory waterfowl and bald eagles.

Directions:

Refuge Headquarters are located approximately 15 miles southwest of Union City Tennessee. From Union City take highway 22 north approximately 15 miles, turn right on highway 157, refuge headquarters is located exactly 1 mile on left.

Phone:

731-538-2481

Email:

reelfoot@fws.gov

Address:

4343 Highway 157 Union City, TN 38261

Activities:

Organization:

FWS - Fish and Wildlife Service

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