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Places We Protect

Explore the map or browse the list below to see places we protect in Tennessee.

See What We've Accomplished Together

Over the years, The Nature Conservancy has helped create or expand 29 State Natural Areas, 12 Wildlife Management Areas and 2 National Wildlife Refuges in Tennessee. Use this page to learn more about places we protect—and to plan your trips to these beautiful areas!

Check out the great places we've saved across Tennessee in our Tennessee Milestones.

West Tennessee

West Tennessee
Hatchie River
William B. Clark Conservation Area

Middle Tennessee

Duck River
Flat Rock Cedar Glade
Mount View Road Cedar Glade
Sunnybell Cedar Glade
Taylor Hollow

Tennessee Caves

Tennessee Caves Program
Hubbard's Cave

East Tennessee and Cumberland Plateau

Bridging the Smokies
Walls of Jericho
Shady Valley
Orchard Bog and Quarry Bog
Schoolyard Springs
John R. Dickey Birch Branch Sanctuary
Skinner Mountain
Tally Wilderness & Dobbs Creek Preserve
Clifty Creek
Pogue Creek Canyon
Obed River Preserve
Clear Creek Preserve
Stone Preserve
Clinch River
Doe Mountain

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