Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge is composed of three separate units and is accessible by US 79, US 70, I-40, SR 69 and SR 100. The refuge encompasses 51,358 acres of land and water along Kentucky Lake. The visitor center, 1371 Wildlife Dr., features interactive exhibits, video presentations and an observation deck.
Established primarily for migratory ducks and geese, the refuge is frequented by more than 300 bird species, including hawks, herons and eagles. Bird-watching, fishing and hunting are popular.