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.




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Hunting and more

Final Hunting and Fishing Package

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released a final hunting and fishing package for Cache River NWR in Arkansas.

View the detailed information here . . .


Hardwood Forests

Effective August 1, hunters may purchase hunt permits for the deer hunting season on Cache River NWR by clicking on this link:
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Flora and Fauna

Raccoon Hunting

Discover the majestic beauty of Cache River NWR from native wildlife to breath-taking landscapes!

Wildlife and Habitat

About the Complex

Central Arkansas Complex

Cache River National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Central 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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