Welcome to the Fort Polk WMA Public Information Site.
For hunters that don't have the proper credentials for gaining access to Fort Polk, we have opened a permit station in the big parking lot adjacent to the Alligator Lake entrance.
Directions to this station are: From La. Hwy. 28, proceed South on La. Hwy. 469 approximately 1.6 miles from the flashing light. The permit station is located on the left approximately 0.3 mile inside the post boundary but outside the perimeter check.
Operating hours are 0800-1630, Mon.-Fri and 0530 to 1200 on Sat, Sun and Holidays.
will also serve as the North Fort Either-Sex Deer Permit Station instead of Bldg.
7654, Post Game Warden's Office.
Hunting permits must be obtained prior to hunting during any special hunt or regular season.
Note: You should check the maps posted at hunter check stations for updated information. This schedule is subject to change for urgent training priorities. Just in case, it's recommended you call the Fort Polk Game Warden Office prior to traveling long distance to hunt here at Fort Polk.
This site provides information on open hunting seasons,* maps and schedules of open and closed areas, and contacts at Fort Polk for additional information. Please be sure to read all of the information here as well as the regulations for hunting, fishing, and trapping at Fort Polk and Peason Ridge before planning your trip.
Maps and Schedules
In the links below you will find two maps, one for Peason Ridge and another for the Fort Polk area, the date the map was posted are identified next to the map. The closed areas for that date will be indicated in light red. Once the map is displayed, you can right click on the map to access menu options such as zoom in, zoom out, and print
** Entry into Oxidation Ponds in Zion Hills from South Only **
"Standard Map" - displays a blank hunting map that shows all of the Fort Polk WMA and the boundaries of the hunting areas, but without any of the status information. You can display this map and identify the area identifier to help determine the status.Peason Ridge
Several hunting seasons are open on Fort Polk in designated areas:
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Other sources of hunting information:
|JRTC and Fort Polk Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Regulation (210-18)|
|Fort Polk Game Warden Office - (337) 531-5715 - Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and weekends from 8 a.m. until noon. Early morning hours are utilized during primary hunting seasons.|