Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN Category IV (Habitat/Species Management Area)
|Location||Stewart County, Tennessee, United States|
|Nearest city||Dover, Tennessee|
|Area||8,862 acres (35.86 km2)|
|Governing body||U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service|
|Website||Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge|
Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge is a part of the U.S. system of National Wildlife Refuges located along the Lake Barkley impoundment of the Cumberland River in Stewart County, Tennessee near Dover, covering 8,862 acres (35.86 km2). It provides habitat for a wide variety of waterfowl and aquatic plant life in what is a largely wetlands environment. Cross Creeks is the only National Wildlife Refuge located entirely in Middle Tennessee as of 2006.
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