Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Monroe

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Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge is one of five refuges managed in the North Louisiana Refuge Complex and one of 545 refuges in the National Wildlife Refuge System. It was established in 1997 through a unique partnership with the city of Monroe, Louisiana. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has a free 99-year lease to manage the city-owned lake.
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  • We were on a road trip from Georgia to Texas. I investigated different places we could stop along the way. So glad I discovered this little hidden jewel. It was only about seven miles from the...  more »
  • This is a wonderful refuge full of trails and certianly full of birdlife We saw many species of birds despite it being winter. Beautiful grounds and visitor center staffed with a informative and...  more »

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