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National Wildlife Refuge

5531 Hwy 82 West
P.O. Box1157, Crossett, AR  71635
Crossett, AR   41635
E-mail: felsenthal@fws.gov
Phone Number: 870-364-3167
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All smiles at the 14th annual youth fishing derby at Felsenthal NWR.
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  Recreation and Education Opportunities

Environmental Education
Environmental education is an important program on the refuge. Groups are welcome. Arrangements for programs may be made by calling the refuge office.

Permitted in most refuge waters throughout the year in accordance with state regulations. Bluegill, crappie, largemouth bass and catfish are the principal game fish species present in refuge waters.

Hunting of small game (squirrel, rabbits and quail), big game (deer and turkey) and waterfowl is permitted on designated areas during designated hunts. Contact the refuge office for regulations. To apply for the Quota Deer Hunt go to: http://www.fws.gov/felsenthal/

Exhibits and films are available at the Visitor Center; a auditorium that seats up to 40 is available for prescheduled programs. Interpretive leaflets for hiking may also be picked up at the Visitor Center.

Wildlife Observation
Unimproved roads and ATV trails serve as popular pathways for hiking and wildlife observation which are permitted on most of the refuge throughout the year. In addition, a 0.5 mile handicap accessible trail and fishing area is available at the refuge visitor center. A 2.5 mile trail with a 1 mile inter path is located on of the south loop of the Crossett Harbor Rec. Site. It traverses a mix of woodlands and open prairies. During wet weather, portions of the trail may be impassible.

Visitor Center - Open 7:00am to 3:30pm, Monday - Friday. Refuge roads are open year-round except in periods of high water.

Entrance Fees
There are no entrance fees on Felsenthal NWR

Use Fees
$12.50 charged for quota permit (restricted numbers of hunters) deer hunts. No other charges to the public for use activities.
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