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 local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information.
  • Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Consistent with CDC recommendations, people 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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Get your Annual Recreational Activity Permit online!!

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NEWS

New Hunt/Fish Opportunities

The New Hunt Program Changes as of August 31, 2020. Catahoula NWR has made changes to the hunt program in the Final 2020-2021 Station-Specific Hunting and Sport Fishing Regulations process.

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Hunt Information

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Please view our Refuge regulations brochure for more information.

Hunt Regulations Information
Come Visit the Refuge

Explore Catahoula!

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About the Complex

Central Louisiana Refuges Complex

Catahoula National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Central Louisiana Refuges 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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