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Tailwater Watchable Wildlife Area
Description: Tailwater Watchable Wildlife Area features a wildlife viewing shelter located just off the Shaun Steenbergen Memorial Nature Trail. The shelter offers visitors the opportunity to experience animals in their natural habitat by providing an open view of the woods and clearing behind the structure.

Wildlife to Watch: The secluded viewing shelter is nestled at the edge of an open viewing area frequented by white-tailed deer, eastern wild turkey, cotton-tailed rabbit and the eastern bluebird, among other bird and mammal species.

Special Tips: 

Ownership: US Army Corp of Engineers 
Size: Unknown 
Closest Town: Scottsville, KY

Facilities:
RestroomsParkingTent CampingFishingPicnic tablesBoat LaunchTrailer Camping

Best Seasons for Wildlife Viewing:
SpringSummerFallWinter

Photo by USACE
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Driving Directions:
From Louisville, Ky.: Take I-65 South toward Nashville, take Ky. 101 Exit 38 toward U.S. 68/Scottsville/Smiths Grove, merge onto Ky. 101 via the ramp on the left toward Scottsville/U.S. 68, turn left onto Ky. 1533, turn left onto Ky. 252, the entrance road to Tailwater Recreation Area will be on the left just before you cross the dam.

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Tailwater Watchable Wildlife Area : Wildlife Viewing Area