Sequoyah NWR, photo by STeve Webber

Sequoyah NWR


Game Warden (County):
(918) 429-3122(Haskell)
(918) 429-3123(Haskell)
(918) 625-4873(Muskogee)
(918) 625-4691(Muskogee)
(918) 431-2550(Sequoyah)
(918) 431-2544(Sequoyah)

Area Acres
20,800 ac.

For details on Sequoyah NWR visit our partners with the USFWS:

USFWS - Sequoyah NWR

Lakes on area:

Unless otherwise provided, hunting is permitted on Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday only and in designated areas only. Contact the refuge for special restrictions.

All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot.

A free permit is required for all hunting. The permit must be signed and carried at all times while hunting. Permits may be obtained from various entrance points to the refuge, refuge headquarters or the Sequoyah NWR website,

Area closed to all activities for controlled deer hunts Oct. 15-17, Oct. 27-29, Nov. 17-19, Dec. 1-3, 2021.

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, Gallinule, Crow, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling, Trapping, Bear Archery, Bear Muzzleloader
Same As Statewide Seasons
Snipe, Woodcock
Seasons w/ Special Restrictions
  • Dove

Mourning Dove only.

  • Squirrel

Open Sept. 1 - Jan. 31.

  • Rabbit

Closes Jan. 31.

  • Waterfowl

Contact the refuge for special restrictions.

Additional Restrictions:

The refuge tour road is closed past Tuff Causeway during controlled deer hunts.

Air-driven watercraft are confined to the marked navigation channel from Sept. 1 - March 31.

Bob Geller, 07/17/2021
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Bob Geller, 07/17/2021
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