Once row crops, rice fields and fish ponds, Departee Creek WMA near Bradford is 577 acres of reforested hardwoods. Bottomland habitat covers 154 acres, with the rest being relatively open uplands suitable for small game and deer. Some waterfowl hunting opportunities emerge when Departee Creek floods. Several small ponds offer fishing opportunities and excellent wildlife watching sites.
Travel north on Arkansas Highway 367 to the Bradford exit (Exit 65); turn south on the service road and drive two miles to the area boundary.
Departee Creek Wiildlife Management Area Toll Free:
877-734-4581 Visit Website
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