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Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge
Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1984. Its 15,000 acres are part of the largest bottomland hardwood swamp in the country. This beautiful swampland offers a multitude of recreational options. Hunting, fishing, hiking and some of the best wildlife viewing opportunities in...
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Catahoula Hummingbird and Butterfly Garden
Description: The Catahoula Hummingbird and Butterfly Garden is a cooperative project between local volunteers and the Forest Service. The area is divided up into flower beds that are maintained by volunteers. We have benches and places to view the abundant birds and butterflies.

Wildlife to Watch: The garden is a great place to relax and watch butterflies, hummingbirds and other song birds.

Special Tips: Please be safe on the trails and around the water. Watch out for any stinging and biting insects.

Ownership: USDA Forest Service 
Size: NA 
Closest Town: Bentley, LA

ParkingHandicap AccessibleDrinking Water

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Catahoula Hummingbird Pond -  Photo by USDA Forest Service
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Driving Directions:
Located adjacent to the Catahoula Ranger District office on Hwy 8 between Bentley and Pollock, LA. Drive down the road next to the office and you will see the garden.

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Catahoula Hummingbird and Butterfly Garden : Wildlife Viewing Area