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John Tully WMA
About 14 miles west of Henning, TN and north of the Hatchie River
Lauderdale County, TN
Site Directions:From the intersection of U.S. Highway 51 and TN Highway 87 in Henning, take TN Highway 87 west for about 13 miles. The site can be accessed by taking either Sam Taylor Road or Crutcher Lake Road north from Highway 87.
Lat-Long: 35.6708, -89.8177
Hours: Always open
Seasonality All year
Fees: None
Landmarks: Fort Pillow State Historic Park is adjacent to the site.

Site Description: The 15,500 acres of John Tully WMA contain a diverse mix of forested bottomland hardwoods and swamp habitats of varying successional ages. Numerous sloughs, bayous, and other water bodies are present. Much of the area is subject to flooding from the Mississippi River.

Wildlife to Watch:
The mix of habitats present provides opportunities for observing a wide variety of birds all year long. Cerulean Warblers can be found in summer.

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

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John Tully WMA Map

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