Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we ask that you recreate responsibly.

  • Check alerts and local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Consistent with CDC recommendations, all visitors (age 2 and older), who are fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask inside of federal buildings in areas of substantial or high community transmission.. All visitors who are not fully vaccinated must continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces.
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick and continue to watch for symptoms of COVID-19 and follow CDC guidance on how to protect yourself and others.

Discover our wildlife refuge

Felsenthal NWR Quota Hunt Permit Site

Visit our Permit page to get info about our upcoming hunts and to enter our site powered by RecAccess.


View the Regulations Brochure on-line

Print or save a copy on your phone, and sign. It's that easy!

Public Use Regulations

New Hunt/Fish Opportunities

New Hunt/Fish Program changes are effective August 31, 2021.

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Draft Compatibility Determinations available for review

Such documents are the end result of a process whereby the Refuge Manager reviews a proposed use on a refuge and determines whether it is compatible with the purpose for which the refuge was established.

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About the Complex

South Arkansas Complex

Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the South Arkansas Complex.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

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