Marsh Bayou Wildlife Management Area
Marsh Bayou Wildlife Management Area is a 655 acre tract of land acquired from the Farmers Home Administration. The property is located in Evangeline Parish approximately 3 miles east of Oakdale, La. north of highway 10. Access to the area can only be gained off of Cypress Creek Road 3 miles north of highway 10 at the corner of Parish Road PR 4-20. Parking is limited and there are no roads within the area.

The area is flat and poorly drained and was primarily used as an agricultural rice farm for many years and now is being converted back to forest land. Two hundred acres of the north east corner of the property have been planted with a variety of hardwoods species. Most of the habitat consists of thick wax myrtle and sweet gum thickets with scattered pines and hardwoods. A small bayou cuts the property in half.

The area offers limited rabbit, deer and quail hunting opportunities, due to the small acreage and thick habitat conditions presently found on the area.

Contact: (337) 491-2576

Contact Marsh Bayou Wildlife Management Area

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Lake Charles Office
1213 North Lakeshore Drive
Lake Charles, Louisiana  70601
Phone: 337-491-2575
Fax: 337-491-2009


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Evangeline Parish, Louisiana

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