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

Public Use Regulations

Just click, print and sign with the Public Use Regulations Brochure.

Learn more here

NEWS

Proposed Hunting and Fishing Program Changes

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

Learn the details . . .

Outdoor Kids Have FUN !

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Unplug, relax and explore, together. Want to do something for the family that is easy and fun for you too? Think nature !

Learn more about Outdoor Kids

Avoid the Fall !

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One of the most popular accessories for deer hunters is a treestand. So, it should be no surprise that many hunting-related injuries involve a treestand. There are several reasons why such a helpful tool can turn dangerous. For some safety guidelines follow the link below.

Treestand Safety Tips
Activities

Activities on Wapanocca NWR

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Be sure to check out the variety of activities you can do on the refuge !

Visitor Activities

About the Complex

Central Arkansas Refuge Complex

Wapanocca National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Central Arkansas Refuge Complex.

Read more about the complex
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.

Learn more about the NWRS