The Chuck Swan WMA consists of 24,000 acres of forest bounded on 3 sides by Norris Lake and by the historic Sharps Chapel community offering recreational and historic opportunities to visitors Woodland birding is generally good year round. Many species of migratory songbirds migrate through and breed at Chuck Swan WMA. Along the banks of Norris Lake, visitors will see blue heron, geese and other water fowl. Bald eagles are common in the high trees along the water and often can be spotted while feeding. In winter, look for Red-breasted Nuthatches and other winter birds. Wild Turkey and White-tailed Deer are common across the site.
Latitude: 36.328264 Longitude: -83.93486 Elevation: 1188 ft
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ADA Accessibility Notes
All roads are open for passenger traffic.
Pet Friendly Notes
Pets must be on a leash or under control of the owner.