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TENNESSEE WILDLIFE VIEWING TRAIL » West Tennessee
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Three Rivers WMA

Site Directions:
Three Rivers WMA is most easily accessed from Hwy 45W/5. Visitors can drive south from Union City or north from Kenton and access the main entrance which is on the west side of the highway immediately adjacent to the Obion River.
Lat: 36.27605°N Long: -89.06219°W
Hours: daylight hours
Seasonality: year round, but access may be only via boat when the Obion River is flooding the area
Fees: none



Site Description: Three Rivers WMA is a 1,577 acre site dominated by early successional habitat. Extensive acreage of reforestation is present across the site that borders the Obion River. Access is via gravel roads.

Please see other local sites including Obion River WMA, Gooch WMA, and Hop-In Refuge.



Wildlife to Watch: Early successional specialists such as Prairie Warbler, Field Sparrow, and Common Yellowthroat are common in summer. Mississippi Kites are present in late spring through mid-August. If there is standing water in low, wet areas, egrets and herons may be abundant. Wildlife that one may see varies greatly with the water levels of the Obion River.

NOTE: Please refer to TWRA Hunting Guide about hunting seasons and public access dates. Access dates vary by site.

For more information:

Three Rivers WMA map


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Be sure to check out our Safety Tips page for important information regarding viewing wildlife in these areas.