Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1937 to provide wintering habitat for waterfowl. The refuge lies at the point where higher agricultural land and the coastal marshes meet.

Visit Us

From hiking and hunting to fishing and boating, there is something for everyone at Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge. If you enjoy simply getting outdoors and looking for wildlife, consider the three-mile auto tour with interpretive signs at the Lacassine Pool. Fall and winter are best times for waterfowl observation and photography. Visitors are encouraged to remain in their vehicles to minimize disturbance of wildlife and to enhance viewing.

Location and Contact Information

      Our Library

      Files, documents, photos of interest for Lacassine National wildlife refuge.

      Southwest Louisiana NWR Complex Fishing and Boating Regulations

      Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Complex Fishing and Boating Regulations 2023-2024.