Welcome to Cache River NWR
2016 Youth Fishing Derby (age 15 and under)
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Location: Miller Pond, Woodruff County Road 775
Fishing Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Registration begins at 8:00 AM
Modern Gun Quota Hunts
New for 2016-17, All permit sales will now be conducted online through this website. We will no longer accept money orders and applications through the mail. An active link will be provided here by June 1.1st.
Game Checking - 1-866-305-0808
Cache River National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1986 to protect significant wetland habitats and provide feeding and resting areas for migrating waterfowl.
As one of the few remaining areas in the Lower Mississippi River Valley not drastically altered by channelization and drainage, the Cache River basin contains a variety of wetland communities including some of the most intact and least disturbed bottomland hardwood forests in the Mississippi Valley region. These unique and valuable wetlands have been protected by the RAMSAR Convention as “Wetlands of International Importance”.
At present the refuge currently encompasses over 72,000 acres located in numerous non-contiguous tracts in Jackson, Woodruff, Monroe and Prairie counties in east central Arkansas. The boundary of this refuge changes frequently as land acquisition continues along the Cache River, White River and Bayou Deview.
Getting There . . .
Cache River NWR Headquarters is located 16 miles south of Augusta, Arkansas on Highway 33. From US Highway 64, turn south on Highway 33. Follow Highway 33 approximately 16 miles. The headquarters is on the left side of the road.