National Wildlife Refuge
St. Francisville, LA
Phone Number: (601) 442-6696
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|Visitors to Cat Island NWR can view the National Champion baldcypress tree. The tree has a height of 83 feet, a diameter of 17 feet, and a circumference of 56 feet.|
Environmental Education: Tours of the refuge are available to groups upon request.
Fishing: The refuge is open for fishing throughout the year. Please see the refuge hunting and fishing regulations brochure for complete information. Fishing is permitted throughout the refuge.
Hunting: The refuge is open for hunting. Please see the refuge hunting and fishing regulations brochure for complete information. Hunters are required to sign in and out of the refuge and to record their harvest. Two "no hunting zones" are located on the refuge in the vicinity of the Blackfork Trail and Big Cypress Trail.
Click here to download a PDF with hunting regulations.
Wildlife Observation and Photography: There are currently about 4 miles of hiking trails on the refuge. Wildlife watching and photography may be enjoyed while hiking on the refuge. All designated hiking trails are located in "no hunting zones."
The refuge is open everyday during daylight hours.
No fees are required to use the refuge.
$15 -- (Hunt/Fish Brochure -- http://www.fws.gov/southeast/pubs/cat_hunt.pdf)
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