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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  • This was absolutely beautiful. It has clearly paved paths and board walks over the bayou that take you out to the actual lake that the park is named after. In just a short 30 minutes, I was able to.....  more
    This was absolutely beautiful. It has clearly paved paths and board walks over the bayou that take you out to the actual lake that the park is named after. In just a short 30 minutes, I was able to.....  more »
  • This was my 2nd time going to Black Bayou. We liked going in the morning at sunrise for some great gator spotting, bird watching, and amazing sunrise photos. 
    This was my 2nd time going to Black Bayou. We liked going in the morning at sunrise for some great gator spotting, bird watching, and amazing sunrise photos.  more »

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