City of Oak Ridge Haw Ridge Park, North Boundary Greenway and Gallaher Bend Greenway will be closed for Oak Ridge Wildlife Management Area managed quota hunts. 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, which are open only to those pre-selected in a Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) quota drawing, will take place on the following dates:
October 31 – November 1
November 14 – 15
December 12 – 13
Additionally, these areas will be closed for scout days on November 7th and December 5th. Anyone who does not possess a quota hunt permit is asked to stay out of these areas during the hunt dates and from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm on scout dates.
For additional information, contact the Recreation and Parks Department at (865) 425-3450 or TWRA Aubrey Deck at (865) 576-2380.