Facility Rules and Policies

Below are just a few important rules and regulations for Catahoula National Wildlife Refuge.  Please visit our Regulations brochure for a complete list!

  • The refuge is open during daylight hours only, except during hunting season.
  • Areas within refuge boundaries may be closed to public entry and serve as sanctuary areas. Be aware of signs indicating closed areas. 
  • All hunters must obtain and complete a Daily Visitor Use Reporting Card upon entering the refuge. Before leaving the refuge, users must complete card and deposit it in a drop box at one of the check stations. 
  • Searching for or removing any object of archeological or historical significance, including arrowheads, pottery, etc., as well as any natural materials such as plants, mushrooms, berries, and antler sheds is prohibited.