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White River National Wildlife Refuge

The White River National Wildlife Refuge is an important haven for migratory bird in the flood plain of the White River near where it joins with the Mississippi River. It is also home to one of the largest stretches of bottomland hardwood forests in Arkansas, with numerous streams, sloughs and bayous, making it a rich and fertile environment for countless types of flora and fauna, including 70 species of trees.

There are many activities to enjoy at White River National Wildlife refuge, including wildlife observation, hunting and fishing. A White River National Wildlife Refuge canoe trip may reveal Bald Eagles, Black Bears or Alligators. Anglers will be pleased with the results of any White River National Wildlife Refuge Fishing Trip. Boats and ATV’s are permitted subject to regulations providing they’re used for the purpose of hunting or fishing. Camping sites are available in the refuge, with a maximum 14-day limit.