Friends of Hobbs
State Park-Conservation Area

2021-2022 hunting seasonS at hobbs 

2021-2022 Hunting Seasons WMA Zone 320

Special Note:
A free annual WMA General Use Permit (WMP) is REQUIRED to 
hunt  or trap on WMAs.  Permits are available online by clicking "Buy Licenses" at or by Calling 800-364-4263 ext. 6359 or any regional office. 

  • RABBIT: September 1, 2021 - February 28, 2022.  Statewide bag limit. See Note #1 below.
  • SQUIRREL: May 15, 2021 - February 28, 2022.  Statewide bag limit. See Note #1 below.
  • TURKEY:  Fall 2021        CLOSED
                    Spring 2022    CLOSED
  • DEER:  No dogs 

Archery/Crossbow:  September 25, 2021 - February 28, 2022 
Archery zone closed during deer permit hunts

By permit only
Muzzleloader November  17-21, 2021  (Shooting range closed)  
Modern Gun:  December 8-12, 2021  (Shooting range closed) 
Youth Modern Gun January 8-9, 2022  (Shooting range closed)          


  • Seasonal limit is 4 deer--No more than ONE antlered buck 
  • Limit: Muzzleloader and Modern Gun permit: One antlered buck or antlerless
  • Limit: Modern Gun Youth hunt:  Two deer - One antlered buck and one antlerless


    1. Only Modern Gun and Muzzleloader deer permit holders are allowed to engage in any hunting-related activity during deer permit hunts. 
    2. Camping is not allowed during Modern Gun and Muzzleloader hunts.
    3. Use of two-three-four-wheeled or similar off-road motorbikes/ATV's are not permitted.

      CHECK STATIONS - All deer harvested with Modern Guns or Muzzleloaders must be checked in at the Park’s Maintenance Complex on War Eagle Road near the intersection of Hwy 12 and War Eagle Road.  

      For all other game and trapping, see the Game and Fish Hunting Regulations Guidebook – Wildlife Management Area Section in the back of the Guidebook under Hobbs State Park.

      Visitor safety is of the utmost importance to us. For this reason we ask that you please abide to closure advisories found in "Trail & Shooting Range Status".  

      Contact Hobbs State Park - Conservation Area office, (479) 789-5000, for information on geographic areas of the park where hunting is permitted and prohibited. Consult the Arkansas Game & Fish Regulation Booklet for all other game and trapping.

      For any additional information on hunting regulations at Hobbs State Park (zone 320), or in Arkansas, please consult the Arkansas Game & Fish Regulations Guidebook, Wildlife Management Area section.  Or, visit website,


      Due to weather and other factors, Hobbs amenities may be forced to temporarily close.

      CLICK HERE for trail, camping, facilities and  shooting range status.

      Most trails and campsites are CLOSED during certain hunting season dates!

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