Bald Knob National Wildlife Refuge


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Bald Knob National Wildlife Refuge

Address:1439 Coal Chute Rd
Bald Knob, AR 72010

Phone:870-347-2614
Fax:870-347-2908
Web: www.fws.gov/southeast/baldknob
Established: 1993.
Location:50 miles southwest of Jonesboro, Arkansas.
Activities:Hiking, wildilife watching, fishing, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:On the site of a former rice farm, the refuge provides an important wintering area for puddle ducks, pintails, and geese and is key breeding habitat for wood ducks, hooded mergansers, herons, and neotropical birds. A pair of bald eagles have historically nested on the refuge.
Habitats: 14,800 acres of cropland, bottomland hardwood, sloughs, and oxbow lakes.
Access: Daylight hours year round.
Wild life: Migratory waterfowl and other birds, river otters, bobcat, bald eagle, peregrine falcon.

See other parks in Arkansas.