Deer Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.
WMA Bag Limit: Three deer, no more than two bucks, which may include:
Sept. 1, 2017-Feb. 19, 2018. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.
Nov. 1, 2017-Feb. 4, 2018. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.
Sept. 1, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed.
May 15, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Dogs allowed. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.
Turkey season closed
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.
Camping is not allowed.
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.
Bird watching is a popular recreational activity on this WMA
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.