Washita NWR, photo by Jeremiah Zurenda

Washita NWR


Game Warden (County):
(580) 695-3642(Custer)

Area Acres
8,075 ac.

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

USFWS - Washita NWR

Lakes on area:

All shotgun hunting is restricted to federally approved nontoxic shot.

Area closed to all activities for controlled deer hunts Oct. 1-2, Nov. 5-6 and Nov. 9-10, 2021; April 8-10, 2022.

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, Rail, Snipe, Gallinule, Woodcock, Crow, Squirrel, Pursuit with Hounds, Predator/Furbearer Calling, Trapping, Sandhill Cranes
Seasons w/ Special Restrictions
  • Dove, Quail, Rabbit

Closed during controlled deer hunts. Contact the refuge for controlled hunt dates and special restrictions.

  • Waterfowl

Only on designated days. Contact the refuge for designated days and special restrictions.