Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge

5531 Hwy. 82 West
Crossett, AR 71635

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Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge was created from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Ouachita and Black Rivers Navigation Project. Geographically, the 65,000-acre refuge is located in what is known as the Felsenthal Basin, an extensive natural depression that is laced with a vast complex of sloughs, bayous and lakes. The region’s two major rivers, the Saline and Ouachita, flow through the refuge. These wetland areas in combination with the refuge’s diverse ecosystem of bottomland hardwoods, pine forests and uplands support a wide variety of wildlife and provide excellent fishing, hunting, boating, wildlife observation opportunities and environmental education opportunities. A visitor center located 5 miles west of Crossett on U.S. 82 contains numerous wildlife exhibits.