Bayou Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region


Bayou Cocodrie NWR sign

Photo of Bayou Cocodrie sign.. USFWS photo.

The Nature Conservancy purchased an 11,255.51-acre core tract from the Fisher Lumber Company, a subsidiary of General Motors Corporation. The Conservancy then sold the land to the USFWS over a span of 5 years.

Cocodrie Bayou is designated as a state scenic river.

The bottomland hardwoods at Bayou Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) have been noted as some of the last remaining, least disturbed timber in the Mississippi River Delta.

For a list of recent bird sightings, click here.

DRAFT Sport Hunting & Fishing Plan and Supporting Documents. (Public Comment Period: November 1 - November 22, 2013)

View a our Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP).

View or download our Forest Habitat Management Plan (PDF, 6.9MB)

View Private Land Opportunities


Refuge Hunting Seasons

Hunting Brochure
Hunting Map

The only seasons open are those listed in this brochure.


Last updated: November 18, 2013