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Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival
January 16 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until January 16, 2022
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is proud to present the Annual Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival, celebrating over 20,000 majestic Sandhill Cranes that stopover during their winter migration at the beautiful Hiwassee Refuge. This FREE, family friendly festival provides a chance to experience the call, which can be heard for over a mile, the dance between mates, the wingspan which stretches to six to seven feet and the view of this four-foot-tall bird, along with entertainment, vendors and children’s activities. Come join us at this premier birding event.
*Due to Covid19, normal entertainment and indoor activities have been altered and reduced. Please see the agenda for details.
THIS IS A FREE EVENT, January 15-16 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily.
ALL VISITORS MUST LEAVE FROM THE BIRCHWOOD SCHOOL. NO DIRECT ADMITTANCE TO THE REFUGE ALLOWED.
Sponsored by TWRA, Olin Chlor Alkali Products, Cherokee Removal Memorial and Birchwood Area Society Improvement Council.