Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Address:11372 Hwy 143
Farmerville, LA 71241

Phone:318-726-4400
Fax:318-726-4667
Web: www.fws.gov/northlouisiana/blackbayoulake
Established: 1997.
Location:In northern Louisiana, 4 miles north of Monroe.
Facilities:Visitor center, viewing sites, boardwalk trail (é), nature trails, boat launches, canoe trail, environmental education center.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, hunting (with restrictions), wildlife watching, educational programs.
Special Features:Refuge property is operated by the Fish and Wildlife Service under a free 99-year lease with the City of Monroe.
Habitats: 4,200 acres of wetlands consisting of a shallow lake, riparian areas, and farm fields.
Access: Open year round during daylight hours.
Wild life: Endangered red-cockaded woodpeckers, as well as wading birds, squirrel, rabbit, deer, alligator, snakes, turtles.

See other parks in Louisiana.
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