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Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge


Popular with birders and hunters, this National Wildlife Refuge consists of 8,500 acres in Kentucky's Marshall, Graves and McCracken counties.

The environmental education and recreation area off Ky. 408, near Benton, includes a fishing pond, demonstrations of hardwood forest restoration and native warm season grass restoration, about three miles of seasonal hiking trails (closed in winter) and impoundments for waterfowl and wading bird management.

Visit for hunting, fishing, wildlife observation and photography, hiking, wildlife education and interpretive programs.

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