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.
Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.). Recreational activities are permitted. Picnicking is permitted.