Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge
Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1996, is located in Terrebonne Parish in southeast Louisiana. The 4,419 acre refuge is composed of freshwater marsh and cypress-tupelo swamp. The refuge provides excellent habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, and neotropical songbirds. Access is by boat only and foot travel is extremely difficult due to the soft marsh environment. The Mandalay Refuge Nature Trail provides a glimpse into three different habitat types in a 45 minute round-trip walk. The refuge is open year round to the public from sunrise to sunset, with seasonal restrictions in some areas. Wildlife observation, boating and fishing are allowed on the refuge year round except in areas closed to public access. Hunting is permitted on the refuge in specific areas and under date, time, and lottery restrictions.

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Contact Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge

Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex
3599 Bayou Black Drive
Houma, Louisiana  70360
Phone: 985-853-1078


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  • Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana