To assist with ATV trail maintenance, a $10.00 ATV user permit is required for ATV use on Tensas River NWR. The permit is a sticker that must be permanently affixed to the left side of the gas tank. ATVs are allowed on designated ATV trails from September 15 - January 31. Permit sales for the 2013-2014 hunting season will start on September 3, 2013. 2013-2014 permits will only be valid from September 15, 2013 to January 31, 2014. There are two methods available to you for purchasing your ATV permit.
Online or By Mail: ATV permits may be purchased online through Kinsail Corporation. If ordering online, permits will be shipped directly to the address you specify. When ordering online, you are responsible for paying a $5.95 shipping and handling fee in addition to the $10.00 ATV permit fee, for a total of $15.95. Please allow at least two weeks for processing and shipping!! Click here to purchase your ATV permits online.
ATV permits may be requested via mail by sending a clearly printed note with your name, mailing address and a cashiers check or money order for $15.95 ($10.00 ATV permit fee and $5.95 shipping and handling fee). The cashiers check or money order should be made payable to Kinsail Corporation and mailed to Tensas River NWR c/o Kinsail Forporation, PO Box 1092, McLean, VA 22101. PLEASE NOTE: THE ADDRESS LISTED IN THE BROCHURE HAS CHANGED. PLEASE USE THE MCLEAN, VA ADDRESS FOR KINSAIL. For more information, please call Kinsail Corporation at 713-994-4194.
In Person at the Visitor Center:
ATV permits may also be purchased in person at the Visitor Center. The Tensas River NWR Visitor Center at 2312 Quebec Road, Tallulah, LA 71282 will NO LONGER ACCEPT any ATV permit requests by mail. To purchase ATV permits in person, simply come to the Visitor Center during regular office hours. Only cashiers checks or money orders made payable to US Fish and Wildlife Service will be accepted. No cash or personal checks will be accepted. More information on ATV permits is available in our Public Use Regulations brochure.