Wapanocca National Wildlife Refuge

178 Hammond Ave.
Turrell, AR 72384

870-343-2595
Bill_Peterson@fws.gov
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No Camping Wapanocca National Wildlife Refuge centers on Wapanocca Lake, a former bend in the Mississippi River. The refuge contains extensive virgin cypress swamp, mature bottomland hardwood forest, reforested uplands, and grasslands. Wapanocca NWR hosts wintering waterfowl, serves as a migratory stopover point for neotropical birds, and provides breeding habitat for forest songbirds. Recreational opportunities include wildlife obeservation, fishing, hunting, canoeing, photography, and environmental education. The refuge visitor center is located at 178 Hammond Avenue in Turrell.