The following regulations apply to
wildlife and/or waterfowl refuges:
hunting, fishing, killing, taking and/or attempted taking of any species of
wildlife is prohibited, except where specifically provided by
(b) The discharging
or firing of any type of weapon within, or into a refuge is prohibited, except
during designated hunts.
concentrating, driving, rallying, or disturbance of waterfowl, cranes, and/or
coots by means of the aid of water, land, or air conveyance or by any other
means whatsoever is prohibited.
Public use of refuge lands is permitted, except as otherwise prohibited by
proclamation or rule. Public use is limited to activities of a temporary nature
(e) The construction of
piers, boathouses, grills, or any other structure which is permanently affixed
to the land or water is specifically prohibited on Hiwassee and Paint Rock
following regulations apply to Amnicola Refuge and Nickajack Cave Refuge:
(a) Use of alcohol and drugs is
(b) Camping or
loitering is prohibited.
Fireworks are prohibited.
Picnicking prohibited unless provided for at designated areas.
(e) Pets must be confined to leash or
(f) Entrance on and/or use
of Amnicola Refuge shall be by written permission only, and only at such time
specified in the written permit.
(g) The Executive Director of the Tennessee
Wildlife Resources Agency or persons designated by him shall have sole
authority to grant the permission described above.
(h) Persons desiring use of Amnicola Refuge
must contact the TWRA Region 3 Office, 464 Industrial Blvd., Crossville,
Tennessee 38555 at least 10 days prior to the date for which permission is
desired in order to allow adequate time for processing the permit.
(i) Trespass by land or water for any use is
prohibited on or in the Nickajack Cave Refuge except that use of the
observation deck and access trail to the deck is permitted between April 1 and
October 15, inclusive, and that fishing by sport fishing methods as set out by
statute or proclamation is permitted as long as no vessel or person enters the