North Cumberland WMA Habitat Projects Public Tour

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

TWRA is giving a tour of the North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area to allow the public to view recently completed habitat management projects.

The tour will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to noon beginning at the Hatfield Knob Elk Viewing Tower parking lot. 

Attendees will follow TWRA vehicles and visit prescribed burn sites, early successional vegetation sites and wildlife openings that were created through a partnership with local chapters of the National Wild Turkey Federation and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.  This will also be a great opportunity to view elk at the viewing tower, but please arrive early and make way up to the tower before the tour begins at 9 a.m. 

Elk may also be viewed online through the TWRA Live Elk Camera at: https://www.tn.gov/twra/wildlife/mammals/large/elk.html

To reach the Hatfield Knob Elk Viewing Tower parking lot: Go north out of Lafollette on Highway 25W approximately seven miles to the top of the mountain. Turn left at the red gate located at the top of the mountain (just before the road starts to break over the mountain and go down the back side.) Proceed on the gravel road approximately 3.1 miles to a fork in the road. Take the right fork approximately 1.4 miles to the parking area.  A four-wheel drive or off-road vehicle is necessary.

For more information, contact the TWRA Region IV office at 423 587-7037.


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