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A great place, but please respect trail closures during hunting Sept.-May season for safety.

This is a great place, but remember it is not a park. It is a TWRA wildlife management area meant... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
candicefitzgibbons
Beautiful area.

This was a mcClure family farm back in the 1920,s.Was bought by the state of tn for mentaly ill... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
debbi s
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2 days ago
“A great place, but please respect trail closures during hunting Sept.-May season for safety.”
9 Jul 2018
“Beautiful area.”
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great place, but remember it is not a park. It is a TWRA wildlife management area meant for hunting. During hunting season Sept.-May, only the Western Perimeter Trail, Will Skelton Greenway and Whaley Trail are open to the public. TWRA is funded...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank candicefitzgibbons
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We attempted to find the wildlife mgmt area by Google maps but it took us to the industrial site on the other side. Best way to access it is to go to Ijams nature center.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

This was a mcClure family farm back in the 1920,s.Was bought by the state of tn for mentaly ill patients.Was a working farm up until the 1970,s.the worker would ride a ferry a cross the tn river to work the farm..and then turned into a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank debbi s
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Although the peak bloom had passed (late July) and the trails were almost empty, we persisted a bit further along the paths and found many fields of sunflowers still in glory. Many wonderful photo ops along the path and in the fields.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank CaptJarnac
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We went recently to see the biannual sunflowers (over 60 acres). They were stunning, and could be stinging, if you disturbed the millions of bees. There are numerous trails through this area, which is near the better-known Ijams Nature Center. You can stop at Ijams...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank traines51 .
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The Will Skelton Greenway is paved with bridges across inlets and takes you from Ijams to the fork of the Holstein and French Broad Rivers and beyond to Pickle Island. Many unsaved trails exist and I suggest you get a map of the area to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Silentflier
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My daughter and her fiance took my hubby and I to see the sunflowers. Absolutely worth the drive and the walk.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank lorettal715
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Great site for bird watching and seeing wild flowers. Main route is along the river and paved other trails less level but used by walkers and cycles except for the steepest bluff trails. You can access at McClure Lane or from Burnette Creek Road. Be...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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