Haw Ridge Park and the North Boundary and Gallaher Bend greenways will be closed for hunts in the Oak Ridge Wildlife Management Area on several dates starting this weekend, the City of Oak Ridge said. The closure on Haw Ridge includes the portion of Melton Lake Greenway through the park, from the lake to the parking lot on Edgemoor Road.
The hunts will take place on the following dates:
- October 31-November 1
- November 14-15
- December 12-13
The quota hunts are managed by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. They are open only to those pre-selected in a TWRA quota drawing.
These areas will also be closed for scout days on November 7 and December 5, a press release said. Anyone who does not possess a quota hunt permit is asked to stay out of these areas during the hunt dates and from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on scout dates.
For more information, contact the Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department at (865) 425-3450 or TWRA Aubrey Deck at (865) 576-2380.
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