Park and Greenway Closures for Oak Ridge Wildlife Management Area Quota Hunts

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Nov. 1, 2022) – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, in cooperation with the Department of Energy and the City of Oak Ridge, will be holding Big Game Quota Hunts on the Oak Ridge Wildlife Management Area (WMA).

For everyone’s safety, only hunters possessing a valid Oak Ridge WMA quota permit are allowed on the WMA during scheduled quota hunts.

The Oak Ridge WMA includes the Black Oak Ridge Conservation Easement (BORCE), North Boundary Greenway, Gallaher Bend Greenway, Haw Ridge Park and the portion of Melton Lake Greenway passing through Haw Ridge Park. These areas will be closed to the general public during scout days and quota hunts on the following days:

  • November 5 – 6, 2022 (Hunt Days)
  • November 12- 13, 2022 (Hunt Days)
  • December 3, 2022 (Scout Day)
  • December 10 – 11, 2022 (Hunt Days)

For more information, please check the TWRA website, or contact the Oak Ridge Recreation & Parks Department at (865) 425-3450.