Deep Fork NWR.  USFWS Photo

Deep Fork NWR


Game Warden (County):
(918) 625-5971(Okmulgee)
(918) 625-6013(Okmulgee)

Area Acres
10,000 ac.

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Lakes on area:

A free permit is required for rabbit, squirrel, raccoon and duck hunting. These permits are available at the NWR office and parking areas.

All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot.

Area closed to all activities for controlled hunts Oct. 10 - Nov. 30, 2022; April 8 - May 16, 2023.

Closed Seasons
Deer Archery, Deer Gun, Deer Muzzleloader, Youth Deer Gun, Holiday Antlerless Deer Gun, Turkey Fall Archery, Turkey Fall Gun, Turkey Spring, Youth Turkey Spring, Quail, Rail, Snipe, Gallinule, Woodcock, Dove, Crow, Predator/Furbearer Calling, Trapping
Seasons w/ Special Restrictions
  • Rabbit

Open Dec. 1 - Jan. 31.

  • Squirrel

Same as statewide seasons, except closed from Oct. 1 - Nov. 30. Shotgun or rimfire only.

  • Pursuit with Hounds

Open to squirrel, rabbit and raccoon hunting only, Dec. 1 - Jan. 31.

  • Waterfowl

Contact Refuge for special restrictions.