Handy Brake National Wildlife Refuge

Handy Brake National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o D'Arbonne NWR
11372 Hwy 143
Farmerville, LA 71241

Phone:318-726-4222
Fax:318-726-4667
Web: www.fws.gov/handybrake
Established: 1990.
Location:In northeastern Louisiana, 6 miles north of Bastrop.
Facilities:Observation tower, trails.
Activities:Hiking, rabbit hunting (in February).
Special Features:Once bottomland hardwood tracts that were cleared for agriculture, refuge lands have been reforested and wetlands have been restored.
Habitats: 20,000 acres of reforested and restored wetlands.
Access: Year round during daylight hours.
Wild life: Waterfowl, shore birds, raptors, wading birds, and other wetland species.

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