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Chickamauga Wildlife Management Area

The Tennessee and Hiwassee River watersheds provide hunting opportunities for a variety of big and small game, including waterfowl and Sandhill Cranes.

Drawings are held each October for seasonal blind/spots, located to the north and east of Chattanooga. Waterfowl hunting is permitted Thursday – Sunday, and the first and last day of duck season.

Waterfowl hunting permits and WMA seasons are managed by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources agency.

Related Activities

Flat water kayaking/canoeing, birding

Activity Type

TWRA licensed hunters only: blinds, boats

Distance from Outdoor Chattanooga to Hiwassee Check Station

45.3 miles | 55 minutes

GPS Coordinates

35.395382, -84.992534

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Waterfowl seasons begin late November and run through early February



Overnight Camping


Dog Training

September 1 – March 15 (Except for late duck season)

Contact Information

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Region III
464 Industrial Blvd.
Crossville, TN 38555

Poaching Hotline

(800) 241-0767

Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge Check Station

525 Priddy Lane
Birchwood, TN 37308
(423) 614-3018

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