Frequently Asked Questions: 

When was the Little River National Wildlife Refuge established?  February 10, 1987.

How big is it?  It is about 13,660 acres.  

Why is it here? The refuge was established to protect the largest remaining tract of bottomland hardwood forest in the State of Oklahoma.

What can I do there?  Certain parts of the refuge are open to the public for wildlife watching, wildlife photography, fishing and hunting.  Check the Visitor Activities page for details. 

Where is it? The refuge headquarters is located off of Hwy. 259 North at 635 South Park Drive, Broken Bow, Oklahoma.  

What do I need to bring?  Visitors should always wear comfortable walking or hiking shoes.  Bring water and protection from the heat/cold and insects.  Binoculars will come in handy!

What facilities does the refuge have?  Several trails and a boardwalk offer visitors many opportunities to enjoy the wildlife found on the Little River National Wildlife Refuge.

Can I bring my dog?  Pets are not allowed on the refuge.

How can I get a job with the refuge? All federal jobs, including those with the Little River National Wildlife Refuge, are announced and can be applied for at www.USAjobs.gov.