Cherokee National Forest
The Ocoee/Tellico district of the Cherokee National Forest is located in Polk and Monroe Counties, east and northeast of Chattanooga in the Appalachian Mountains.
Covering a combined 298,456 acres, the South Cherokee Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Region III is open for hunting small and large game, including wild hog, black bear, white tail deer, turkey, and grouse.
All hunting areas are managed in cooperation with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and all hunters are subject to TWRA rules and regulations.
Licensed hunters only: shotgun, muzzleloader, rifle, handgun, archery equipment, dogs (with some restrictions)
Camping, hiking, backpacking, day hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, kayaking, canoeing, flat water kayaking, canoeing, SUP
Distance from Outdoor Chattanooga to Ocoee Ranger Station
50.5 miles | 55 minutes
Ocoee Ranger District
3171 Highway 64
Benton TN 37307-5823
Tellico Ranger District
250 Ranger Station Road
Tellico Plains TN 37385