|Name||Railroad Prairie Natural Area WMA|
|Seasons and Regulations|Deer:
Deer Archery: Sept. 24, 2016-Feb. 28, 2017.
WMA Bag Limit:
Three deer, no more than two bucks, which may include:
• Two bucks with archery,
• Three does with archery.
Deer Notes: Three-point rule. No dogs.
Nov. 1, 2016-Feb. 5, 2017. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.
Sept. 1, 2016-Feb. 28, 2017. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed.
May 15, 2016-Feb. 28, 2017. Dogs allowed. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.
Sept. 1, 2016-Feb. 21, 2017. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.
- Deer muzzleloader
- Deer modern gun
|Leased Land Permit Required||No|
|About the Name|
Railroad Prairie Natural Area occupies portions of the abandoned right-of-way of the former Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific railroads along U.S. Highway 70 between Carlisle and DeValls Bluff.
Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
Its long, linear shape encompasses a variety of habitats and communities including prairie, herbaceous wetlands and forests. A large portion of Railroad Prairie consists of tallgrass prairie, a habitat that was once much more common across the Grand Prairie of eastern Arkansas.
Hunting opportunities exist for deer, small game and quail.
|Recreation Other Than Hunting|
Bird watching is a popular recreational activity on this WMA
Camping is not allowed.
|Restaurants and Other Facilities|
Restaurants and other facilities can be found in the cities of Carlisle and DeValls Bluff.
This area is adjacent to U.S. Highway 70, visitors should be aware of traffic.