How is the Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge managed?

Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the South Arkansas Complex. 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.

Are there any changes to the Felsenthal Hunt?

The Service is proposing changes for 2021 for Felsenthal NWRs hunt program. Click below for more information and instructions on how to submit comments. Visit our Permit page to get info about our upcoming hunts and to enter our site powered by RecAccess.

How to get to deep slough at Felsenthal?

Turn left into the parking area and boat ramp at the Deep Slough Access sign. From Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge headquarters, travel 7.5 miles west on U.S. Highway 82. Turn left at the Shallow Lake Access sign, bear left at 2.5 miles and continue 1.2 miles to the boat ramp.

What to expect at Felsenthal lock and dam?

When the river level at Felsenthal Lock and Dam rises above 68 feet, expect flooding, strong current and debris. Check weather forecasts, wind advisories and river conditions before floating. Watch for powerboats. Bluegill, redear and largemouth bass frequent cypress tree trunks, and lily and lotus pads.

Do you need a mask for the Felsenthal Hunt?

All visitors who are not fully vaccinated must continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces. Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick and continue to watch for symptoms of COVID-19 and follow CDC guidance on how to protect yourself and others. The Service is proposing changes for 2021 for Felsenthal NWRs hunt program.

Where can I find the Felsenthal Water Association report?

The Felsenthal Water Association 2020 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report from the Arkansas Department of Health is now available. Your Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is available at Copies are available upon request from our office.