The refuge permit must be in possession and signed by the following refuge users: hunters, anglers, campers, and ATV users. A photocopy or printed internet information will not replace or act as the brochure (permit). However, quota hunt permits are also required to participate in the first three days of the modern gun and muzzleloader hunts on the north and south units. To obtain a refuge user permit contact the office headquarters or stop by one of our five kiosks located at Ethel Bottoms, Jacks Bay, North Unit Road, Indian Bay, or Prairie Lakes on the east side.
White River NWR Quota Hunt Application Process
New For Quota Hunts Applicant must specify and apply for only one unit (north or south) during each quota hunt.
Print or type applicants name and complete mailing address on the front of an Official U.S. postcard (postage affixed). Specify applicants year of birth and Unit selection on the back of the postcard. Separate postcard applications are required for each person and for each hunt. Applications must be submitted in an envelope addressed to the White River NWR, P.O. Box 205, St.Charles, AR 72140. Indicate Unit preference on the envelope. To apply as a group, all applications must be received in the same envelope.
Muzzleloader applications will be accepted postmarked only during June. Modern Gun applications will be accepted postmarked only during July.
If selected for permit, you will be notified and required to submit a money order of $12.50. No cash or checks will be accepted.