Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we encourage you to:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information
  • Follow current CDC safe practices by maintaining a safe distance between yourself and other groups
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


Features

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    Fishing

    Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge offers fishing opportunities at both the Gibbstown Unit as well as the East Cove Unit.

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    Hunting

    Hunting is one of the most popular activities at Cameron Prairie. Here is all the information you need to start your hunting adventure!

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    Become a Volunteer!

    If you are passionate about refuges, wildlife, or people, then volunteering may be for you!

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NEWS

Current Conditions

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Due to the CoronaVirus Health Emergency the Cameron Prairie NWR Visitor Center is CLOSED until further Notice.

VISITOR CENTER CLOSURE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID19)

Roseate Spoonbill

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The roseate spoonbill is a popular sight at Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge. Their uniquely shaped bill and vibrant color make them stand apart from all others.

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Get Involved

Southwest Louisiana Friends Group

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Friends of SWLA NWR & Wetlands is a non-profit organization of volunteers committed to the support of the Refuge System.

About the Friends

About the Complex

Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

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