Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we ask that you recreate responsibly.

  • Check alerts and local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Consistent with CDC recommendations, all visitors (age 2 and older), who are fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask inside of federal buildings in areas of substantial or high community transmission.. All visitors who are not fully vaccinated must continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces.
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick and continue to watch for symptoms of COVID-19 and follow CDC guidance on how to protect yourself and others.


Features

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Refuge Gallery

There is much to see at the Chickasaw National Wildlife Refuge. Check out our Refuge Gallery!

Refuge Gallery

NEWS

Turkey Quota Hunt

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January is the month to turn in your Turkey Quota Hunt application card!

Turkey Quota Hunt

Do you need a kick in your curriculum?

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If you want to spice up your classroom with some fun learning, invite a Refuge Ranger to your classroom for free!

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Public Use Regulations

Public Use Regulations Brochure

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Whether you are planning to hunt on the refuge or needing to know about refuge access, you can now print our Virtual Public Use Regulations Brochure!

Print Public Use Regulations here!

About the Complex

West Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Chickasaw National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the West Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

Learn more about the NWRS