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

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Face masks are required in all federal buildings and on all federal lands.
  • Maintain a safe distance between yourself and other groups.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


Features

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Publications

Visit our publications page for important information about hunting and fishing on the refuge!

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Hunting and more

Public Comment on Draft Compatibility Determinations

Central Arkansas NWR Complex Opens Public Comment on Draft Compatibility Determinations on Current Refuge Uses. Comments Due: May 24, 2021.

Learn more details here . . .

Proposed Hunting and Fishing Program Changes

The Service is proposing changes for the station’s hunting and fishing program.

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HUNT PERMITS

Hardwood Forests

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

https://arrefuges.recaccess.com/

Print your Regulation Brochure On-line

Just click, print and sign in the Refuge Regulation Brochure

Learn more to download the brochure . . .
Refuge Information

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

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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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