Sabine National Wildlife Refuge


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Sabine National Wildlife Refuge

Address:3000 Holly Beach Hwy
Hackberry, LA 70645

Phone:337-762-3816
Fax:337-762-3780
Web: www.fws.gov/sabine
Established: 1937.
Location:22 miles south of Sulphur, Louisiana.
Facilities:Visitor center, boat ramps, observation tower, hiking trails (é).
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, crabbing, shrimping, hiking, hunting, trapping, educational programs.
Special Features:Refuge has been designated as an "Internationally Important Bird Area" due to the numerous wading, water, and marsh birds that utilize it throughout the year. The exhibits in the refuge visitor center and the Wetland Walkway are considered two of the principal tourist attractions in southwest Louisiana. More than 280,000 people visit the refuge annually and it is considered an integral part of the Creole Nature Trail All American Road.
Habitats: 124,511 acres of open water, marshes, and grasslands.
Access: Open year round, from sunrise to sunset.
Wild life: Ducks, geese, alligators, muskrats, nutria, raptors, wading birds, shorebirds, blue crabs, and shrimp.

See other parks in Louisiana.