Quality of Life

Recreation

Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge

Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge provides excellent wintering habitat for tens of thousands of ducks and geese. The endangered red-cockaded woodpecker and the threatened Louisiana black bear are found on the Upper Ouachita NWR. Other wildlife species that call the refuge home include alligators, deer, turkey, squirrels, bald eagles and beaver. Upper Ouachita NWR is one of the four refuges managed in the North Louisiana Refuges Complex.

More information

Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge
11372 Highway 143, Farmerville, LA 71363-0201
Email: northlarefuges@fws.gov
Phone Number: 318-726-4400
www.fws.gov/upperouachita

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