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Dahomey
National Wildlife Refuge


Box 831 Hwy 446
Boyle, MS   38730
E-mail: FW4RWNorthMSRefuges@fws.gov
Phone Number: 662-742-9331
Visit the Refuge's Web Site:
http://www.fws.gov/refuge/dahomey/
Dahomey NWR's extensive bottomland forest is home to many neotropical migrants, such as this hermit thrush.
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  Recreation and Education Opportunities

Fishing
Fishing is available on the refuge. Permits and special regulations apply. Contact the refuge headquarters for specific information.

Hunting
Hunting is available throughout most of the refuge. Species that can be hunted include: white-tailed deer, turkey, ducks, geese, rabbit, squirrels, raccoon, and feral hogs. Two handicapped accessible deer hunting blinds are available for use. Permits and special regulations apply. Contact the refuge headquarters for specific information.

Wildlife Observation
Wildlife observation and photography can be enjoyed at Dahomey by using the public roads and walking trails that border and bisect the refuge lands, these roads and trails are open year round. Wildlife viewing is best in the early morning and late evening, but it is possible to see wildlife at any time during the day.

Birding is good year round. Winter is excellent for viewing migratory waterfowl. Spring is best for catching glimpses of neotropical migratory songbirds.

Hiking is permitted on roads open to vehicular traffic and walking trails.




Hours
The refuge lands are open 7 days a week from dawn to dusk (year round). The refuge headquarters is generally open from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.

Entrance Fees
There are no entrance fees. Permit fees are required for hunting and fishing. Contact the refuge headquarters for more information.

 
 
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