A beautiful place to volunteer for the hunt.
Ah, the views from good ol’ Rocky Top! Tennessee boasts 2.7 million acres of public land across the lakes, the plains and the Smoky Mountain range. There are many idyllic spots for hunting deer, elk, turkey, wild boar and more, depending on the season. Here are a few scenic areas you need to see:
- Pigeon Forge: Get away from the bustle of Gatlinburg and take in the vistas of the Smokies, with seasons for deer, elk and turkey, to name a few.
- Cumberland Plateau: Explore the world’s longest hardwood forested plateau, home to Region 3 Wildlife Management Area.
- Catoosa WMA: Traverse mature and young hardwood forest and dense vegetation along crystal-clear streams and open oak savanna.
- Cherokee National Forest: The largest tract of public land in the Volunteer State offers scenic Appalachian Mountain views, whitewater rapids and abundant wildlife.
- 9 Lakes Region: Come and relax in East Tennessee’s home to mountain vistas, sparkling waters and more in the midst of the Great Smoky Mountains.