SPORTS + REC
Annual Bald Eagle/Waterfowl Tour at Tennessee National Widlife Refuge
Presented by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge
January 11, 2014
The Tennessee National Widlife Refuge will once again host the Annual Bald Eagle/Waterfowl Tour on Saturday, Jan. 11th at the Duck River Bottoms area of the refuge just south of New Johnsonville, TN. The refuge offers this FREE event for the public for one afternoon only to view waterfowl, bald eagles and other wildlife behind closed sanctuary areas of the refuge.
Hot apple cider, cookies and free wildlife posters will be available at the main event tent along with refuge staff giving information about the refuge and the wildlife that lives there. Guided bus tours will run at 12:30 pm and 3:00 pm, first come first serve. Participants for the bus tours will meet at the main event tent. Participants are also encouraged to drive a self guided tour of the refuge.
A alternate "snow" date of Jan. 25th is planned should old man winter shut things down on the 11th. No need to RSVP, just come and bring your family. A pair of binoculars is encouraged.
To locate the event you can use the address "550 Refuge Lane, New Johnsonville, TN" in your GPS unit. The refuge is locate a little less than 2 hours drive from Nashville. The event is about 4 mile south of New Johnsonville, TN. From Highway 70 in New Johnsonville turn south onto Long Street and follow event directional signs.