Rules and Regulations

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Refuge property is marked on the outside boundary with blue goose boundary signs. Landowners adjacent to the refuge may mark their boundary with purple paint and no trespassing signs. Trespassing on posted private property is a violation of Arkansas state law.

  • The Refuge is only open to the public from sunrise to sunset, with the exception of permitted hunting seasons. 
  • There is no camping allowed on the Refuge; campfires are also not permitted
  • Refuge signs define refuge boundaries. “Area closed” and “No Hunting” signs are erected to minimize disturbance to wildlife and for public safety. 
  • Pets on a leash are permitted. 
  • Bicycling is permitted on established roads.
  • Horseback and mules are prohibited.
  • Persons possessing, transporting, or carrying firearms on National Wildlife Refuges must comply with all provisions of state and local law. Persons may only use (discharge) firearms in accordance with refuge regulations. 
  • Searching for and removal of objects of antiquity is prohibited.
  • Disturbing or feeding wildlife or collecting plants is not allowed.
  • Use of artificial lights, including vehicle lights, to observe wildlife is not allowed.

For hunting and fishing regulations, please refer to our public use Regulations Brochure.

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