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    Check out our nature cameras!

    Watch bird feeders and check the weather at the refuge from the comfort of home!

    Nature Cameras

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    Lake Caroline CLOSED

    Lake Caroline is closed to all boating and fishing November 1 through January 31 to provide habitat for migratory waterfowl.

    Rules and Regulations

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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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    Volunteer with us!

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

    Learn how you can help!

Calling all student artists!

Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest


Louisiana K-12 students are encouraged to support waterfowl conservation by submitting artwork for this year's contest!

Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest

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.

Learn more about the NWRS  

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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: Dec 09, 2016


  • Nature Tots!

    NatureTots_153x180February 04, 2017 - June 03, 2017

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

    Nature Tots - Spring 2017 Schedule
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