Enjoy exploration and recreation on your Because the refuge is accessible only by boat, visitors mostly sport fish and hunt. Other public uses include wildlife viewing, photography, and exploration by watercraft. .
The refuge is open from sunrise to sunset. The refuge is closed at night, except during season when hunters may enter the refuge at 4 a.m. Special closures are in effect during waterfowl season. Consult the Southeast Louisiana Refuges Complex Annual User Brochure and Regulations for specific information and maps.