National Wildlife Refuge System

BAYOU SAUVAGE
NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

(mailing address) 61389 Hwy. 434
Lacombe, LA, 70445
Phone: 985-882-2000
E-mail: southeastlouisiana@fws.gov

JOE MADERE MARSH BOARDWALK

Trail Information

  • Length: 0.1 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: .8
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Wood

Special Features

  • Sights and sounds of the marsh





RIDGE TRAIL BOARDWALK

Trail Information

  • Length: 0.66 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Surface: Wood

Special Features

  • Sanctuary in the city






Bayou Sauvage
National Wildlife Refuge

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Last updated: October 28, 2010