Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
During the current public health emergency, whenever possible, outdoor recreation sites at national wildlife refuges will remain open to the public. For now, refuge visitor centers and other public facilities may be closed and most scheduled events have been postponed.

For local conditions review the information on this website and call ahead.

If visiting one of our location, please ensure public health and safety by following guidance from the CDC and state and local public health authorities. You can do this by maintaining social distancing, avoiding overcrowding and excercising good hygiene. For more information: FWS Coronavirus Response page.

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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Featured Pages

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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