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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Refuge Gallery

Check out these and other great photos taken around our refuge!

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NEWS

New Hunt/Fish Opportunities

The New Hunt Program Changes as of August 31, 2020. Overflow 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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Draft Compatibility Determinations available for review

Such documents are the end result of a process whereby the Refuge Manager reviews a proposed use on a refuge and determines whether it is compatible with the purpose for which the refuge was established.

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Watchable Wildlife, Like Never Before

Overflow NWR is pleased to announce the seasonal openings of the wildlife sanctuary road for photography and observation.

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Get the facts

See the Overflow NWR fact sheet for information about our refuge including frequently asked questions.

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About the Complex

South Arkansas Complex

Overflow National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the South 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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