National Wildlife Refuge System

BOGUE CHITTO
NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

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

HOLMES BAYOU TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 1.5 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: 0
    • 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: Native

Special Features

  • Loop trail
  • Bottom land hardwoods habitat




JAMES A. SCHMIDT BOARDWALK AND TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 0.5 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: 0
    • 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 and native

Special Features

  • Scenic cypress swamp, rookeries, hardwoods






Bogue Chitto
National Wildlife Refuge

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Last updated: October 28, 2010