National Wildlife Refuges are places where wildlife comes first. Although people are welcome, activities are regulated and monitored to ensure that impacts are minimal to the animals and plants that call the Refuge “home”.
There is no admission fee to visit Panther Swamp NWR; however, everyone sixteen years of age and older, hunting or fishing must have an Annual Public Use Permit in addition to state licenses. Please refer to current Refuge regulations and map for additional information. A Current Public Use Permit is required for access if you are participating in consumptive use such as but not limited to, hunting and angling. Click here to purchase or obtain your permit. For help with log-in or creating your account for purchasing or obtaining an annual public use permit please watch the video instructions.
Each activity listed below is permitted on Panther Swamp NWR and most can occur at any time of the year.
All other public activities on TR Complex are prohibited during firearm deer hunts and Limited Draw Hunts.