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The Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge is located in southwest Alabama along the Tombigbee River approximately 80 miles north of Mobile.

The Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge is located about 20 miles northwest of Coffeeville, Alabama. From Coffeeville, Alabama take Highway 84 across Tombigbee River going West. Turn north off U.S. Highway 84 at County Road # 21, which is about 8 miles west of Coffeeville and 4 miles east of Silas; then go north 4 miles to Barrytown and turn east; follow County Road #14 to Womack Hill; turn right at Womack Hill. Watch for refuge directional signs from Highway 84 to the refuge entrance.

Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge Brochure

Activities Allowed:

  • Wildlife Observation and Photography
  • Wildlife Education and Interpretation
  • Hunting in designated seasons and areas
  • Fishing in designated seasons and areas
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Pets allowed on leash

Activities Allowed by Special Use Permit:

All commercial activities or fundraisers will be determined
on a case by case basis

Activities Not Allowed:

  • Harassing, feeding, driving, and/ or baiting wildlife
  • Swimming
  • Night time activities
  • Camping
  • Open fires
  • Collection, consumption, and/or removal of any
  • and all objects, plants, or animals
  • Release of plants or animals on the Refuge
  • Target shooting
  • Littering including the use of flagging or markers
  • Leaving personal property overnight or
  • establishing permanent structures
  • Metal detecting or searching for items of antiquity
  • Off-road motorized vehicles and off-road biking
  • Possession/use of alcoholic beverages
  • Fishing tournaments
  • Blocking of gates with vehicles
  • Horseback riding, domestic livestock
  • Personal watercrafts, airboats, and hovercrafts

Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge
13723 Bluff Lake Road
Brooksville, MS 39739


U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
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