Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge

WMA Overview

Size: 2042 acres
Location: Fulton
Contact: (731) 538-2481
Elevation: minimum feet, maximum feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 36.5228, Longitude W -89.3204
Area Habitat: open land 36.39%, forest 0.00%, wetland 63.37%, open water 0.10%.


Spring Hunting: Open under statewide rules and regulations in effect for the county, except:

Turkey: Quota turkey hunts in April by advance application. Hunters may not take more than one (1) bearded turkey. Counts toward the Spring Turkey Season Limit. Hunters who hunt with shotguns must use non-toxic shot.

Squirrel: Open to Spring Squirrel Hunting under Tennessee season dates and regulations, except closed during all quota hunts.

Coyote: Night hunting coyotes is prohibited.

Other Restrictions: Refuge user permit is required.

Directions & Description

On KY 94 west of Hickman; adequate trails within area. Flat river bottomland, mixture of woods and cleared areas. Special hunting regulations and seasons. Observation platform near main entrance to Long Point Refuge off county road 1282 and KY 311. Offering historical and wildlife-related exhibits, the visitor center, located between Samburg and Union City, Tenn. on Hwy. 157 and east of Walnut Log, is open weekends, January-mid-March. For more information contact Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge, 4343 Hwy. 157, Union City, TN 38261. Owned by U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service