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    Hiking Trail Closures

    Several hiking trails are closed at the refuge, for your own safety please do not hike closed trails.

    Trail Closure Map

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    Lake Caroline OPEN

    Lake Caroline is open through October 31st. Please check refuge regulations about fishing and boating.

    Refuge Regulations/Fishing Permit

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    Volunteer with us!

    Join us in our work of wildlife conservation and education by volunteering.

    Learn how you can help!

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    Check out our new event calendar!

    Find out about refuge events by checking out the calendar on the right side of our website.



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About the Complex

North Louisiana Wildlife Refuge Complex

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There are five wildlife refuges in the Complex. The complex headquarters is located on D'Arbonne National Wildlife Refuge just off LA Hwy 143 about six miles north of Holland's Bluff Road.

Red River is managed as part of the North Louisiana Wildlife Refuge Complex.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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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Refuge Information

Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., During refuge summer camps, youth go canoeing on Lake Caroline.  By Terri Jacobson, USFWS, Photo by Gary LaFitte
Last Updated: Oct 20, 2016


  • Nature Tots!

    NatureTots_153x180June 15, 2016 - December 31, 2016

    A family program for children ages 3-5 and their parents at 10:30 AM on the 1st Saturday of each month.

    Nature Tots - Fall 2016 Schedule
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