Tourists love to come to Tennessee and we make them welcome with fine restaurants and hotels, but one group of visitors is more at home on a mud flat than in a fancy hotel. Don't worry, we've taken care of them too as Rob Wilds found out when he visited the Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge near Chattanooga, TN.
Directions: From Hwy. 58 and Hwy. 60 near Georgetown, TN, take Hwy. 60 West; go 6.7 miles and turn right onto Old Hwy. 60. Go 0.7 miles and turn right onto Blythe Ferry Road. Go 0.4 miles and turn left onto Meigs County Road 163. Take the right fork to the parking area. From Hwy. 27 and Hwy. 60 in Dayton, TN, take Hwy. 60 East. Go 8.3 miles and turn left onto Old Hwy. 60. Follow directions as given above.
Rob Wilds has been a part of the Tennessee Crossroads family since 1993. As one of our most frequent producers, and the recipient of several journalism awards throughout his various careers, Rob finds that the best reward for his work is meeting the fascinating people and visiting the interesting places he encounters in his travels. A presence in television, radio and print reporter for more than 20 years, Rob is a teacher, writer, producer and director as well as an actor (with appearances in feature films, television shows and on stage).