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140 Richland Pl.,
Monroe, LA 71203

Property Description

1700-acre lake, nature trails/boardwalks, pier, observation deck, nature center, fishing, birdwatching, environmental education, canoe rentals, boating. The visitor center, a restored 19th-century planter's house, was purchased and renovated with funds raised almost entirely from the private sector. Next to the visitor center are the Conservation Learning Center with live animal exhibits, an arboretum with native Louisiana woody plants, and a prairie demonstration area with native wildflowers. 

Directions

7 miles north of I-20 off Hwy. 165; follow signs on Richland Place. Visitors' Center is on right.

Black Bayou Lake NWR Visitors' Center
Black Bayou Lake NWR Visitors' Center
Amenities
Activities
  • Bicycling
  • Birding
  • Natural Wildlife Viewing
  • Swamp Walks
Category
  • Hiking/Nature Trails
  • Lakes, Bayous & Rivers
  • National Wildlife Refuges
  • Nature Interpretive Center
  • Nature Preserve
  • Walking Tours
Disabled Traveler Information
  • Handicapped Accessible
Facility Amenities
  • Bus Parking
Guest Information
  • Family Friendly
Rate Information
  • Free Admission
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages