Hiking Trail Closures
Several hiking trails are closed at the refuge, for your own safety please do not hike closed trails.
Trail Closure Map
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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Find out about refuge events by checking out the calendar on the right side of our website.
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About the Complex
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.
Learn more about the complex
About the NWRS
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
The male wood duck (Aix sponsa) is a very colorful bird. Unlike other ducks which nest on the ground, wood ducks nest in tree cavities or nest boxes.
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