Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge

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New Orleans, LA - Map It
(985) 882-2000

AAA Editor Notes

Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge is 16 mi. e. on I-10 to exit 246A, 2 mi. s. on I-510, then 4 mi. e. on US 90. One of the largest urban wildlife refuges in the country, Bayou Sauvage contains 25,000 acres of marshland, bayous, lagoons and hardwood forest. More than 340 bird species visit the area. The Ridge Trail Boardwalk is a .67-mile loop that affords visitors a look at various habitats on the refuge. The refuge is also open to boating and fishing. Pets on leash are allowed. Recreational activities are permitted. Picnicking is permitted.
Free.
Hours: Refuge open daily dawn-dusk.