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NameFoushee Cave Natural Area WMA
WMA Zone231
County CoverageIndependence
Location
From the community of Locust Grove, travel southwest on State Highway 14/25 for 0.4 miles. Turn right onto State Highway 14 and travel 2.8 miles. The natural area is on the south side of the road.
Phone877-297-4331
Seasons and Regulations
Turkey:
Youth Hunt: April 9-10, 2016. Two bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.
Firearms Hunt: April 16-May 1, 2016. Two bearded turkeys, no jakes (youths may take one jake as part of their statewide seasonal limit).
Deer:
Deer Archery: Sept. 24, 2016-Feb. 28, 2017.
WMA Deer Bag Limit:
Four deer, no more than two bucks, which may include:
  • Two bucks with archery,
  • Four does with archery.
Deer Notes: Three-point rule. No dogs.
Quail:
Nov. 1, 2016-Feb. 7, 2017. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.
Rabbit:
Sept. 1, 2016-Feb. 28, 2017. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed.
Squirrel:
May 15, 2016-Feb. 28, 2017. Dogs allowed. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.
Crow:
Sept. 1, 2016-Feb. 21, 2017. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.
CLOSED:
  • Deer modern gun
  • Deer muzzleloader
  • Bear
  • Alligator
Area Notes:
For more information on Foushee Cave Natural Area, visit the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission's web page.
Leased Land Permit RequiredNo
About the Name
The area is named for Foushee Cave, one of the most biologically significant caves in Arkansas.
Ownership
Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission.
Age
This area was established in 2012.