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Come see the new Visitor Center exhibits!

Come Visit the Newly Remodeled Visitor Center!

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A remodel to the Visitor Center exhibits has just been completed! We encourage everyone to come by and check it out!

Learn more about the Visitor Center updates...

Want to Get Involved?

Join the Tensas River Refuge Association!

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If you are interested in getting involved in refuge projects, think about joining the Tensas River Refuge Association. TRRA is a non-profit group that supports the conservation mission of Tensas River NWR.

Learn more about the Tensas River Refuge Association...

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.

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Hunting Information

  • Youth Lottery Hunts

    Youth Hunt

    To apply for one of two Youth Lottery Hunts, youths must be present at our annual Hunting and Fishing Day to be held on September 20th at the Visitor Center. Festivities begin at 9:00 am and culminate with the drawing for Youth Lottery Hunt spots that afternoon. The two hunts will be held on December 23rd and December 30th. We encourage you to come out and bring the whole family!

  • Lottery Hunt Applications

    The application period for 2014 Lottery Modern Firearm Deer hunts is now open until September 5th. Please visit our regulations brochure for more information!

    Click here to apply!
  • 2014-15 Regulations Brochure

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    The 2014-15 Hunting and Fishing Regulations Brochure is now available.

    2014-15 Regulations Brochure
  • Hunting on Tensas River NWR

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    Click the link below for harvest totals and photos from the 2013-14 Hunting Season.

    Photos and Harvest Totals
Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., White-tailed deer - ©Daniel Johnson, Hunting and Fishing Day fun - USFWS, Paddling - ©Pope Video Productions/D. Johnson Films, 2012-2013 Full-Time Wheelchair User Hunt participants - USFWS, Ivory-billed woodpecker - Photo by James Tanner
Last Updated: Sep 24, 2014
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