Catoosa Wildlife Management Area
82,000 acres of wild land on the upper Cumberland Plateau in both Morgan and Cumberland counties. This area offers some of the best hunting in east Cumberland's and is home to deer, wild turkey, wild boar, fox squirrels, gray squirrels, ruffed grouse, raccoons, quail, rabbits, and mourning doves. For your fishermen, the game include smallmouth bass, rock bass, bluegill, and muskellunge.
Although the area is funded by hunters and fishermen, it is popular with all outdoor enthusiasts! Backpacking, hiking, camping, and white-water rafting is common here. The area has many deep cut canyons created by the rivers and streams, and offers access to beautiful scenery unlike anywhere else. There are plenty of trails that explore the region from here, one of the best known paths is the Cumberland Trail which passes through the area.
Overnight camping is allowed on designated areas. The area is closed to entry between sunset and sunrise.
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Wartburg, Tennessee 37887
Phone: (931) 456-2479
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- Spot Cafe, 10.7 miles away