Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we encourage you to:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information
  • Follow current CDC safe practices by maintaining a safe distance between yourself and other groups
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


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Refuge Gallery

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

Refuge Gallery


Do you need a kick in your curriculum?

Maple Leaf

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


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