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Sportsman's Paradise Region
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Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge
Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge
TENSAS RIVER NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
TENSAS RIVER NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
2312 FRED MORGAN, SR. ROAD
Tallulah, Louisiana   71282-9740

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The Tensas River NWR, located in northeast Louisiana, is one of the largest continuous blocks of bottomland hardwoods remaining in the nation. Programs on the refuge include cooperative farming, black bear research, neotropical migrant bird research, environmental education, and consumptive and non-consumptive public use programs.
Nature of the Area
Refuge is in the upper basin of the Tensas River in northeast Louisiana which was the last documented home of the ivory-billed woodpecker.Home to one of the last concentrations of the threatened Louisiana black bear.In 1907, Teddy Roosevelt hunted bear just north of the refuge boundary and the "Teddy Bear" was introduced as a result of an incident during the hunt.Concentrations of ducks, geese, raptors, wading birds and shorebirds.Several rookeries present.
FACILITIES AND ACTIVITIES OVERVIEW
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Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
December 14 who has a camp for rent in Tensas
I am trying to rent a camp close to or in Tensas Refuge. if anyone knows anyone or at least a phone number to anyone who might hav one available please let me kno. 504-957-5859
October 7 perfect place to enjoy the outdoors by jerry n. armand
have owned a camp for 16 years @ wilhights camp ground.it just keeps getting better. keep up the effort to increase the quality.
July 31 My home away from home. by usmalegv
I love to be in the woods at Tensas. Need to plant some White Oaks so we can have a larger heard.


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Directions
Tensas River NWR is located approximately 14 miles south west of Tallulah, Louisiana. From Tallulah, take La. Hwy 80 west for 7 miles. Turn left (south) onto the gravel road at Quebec. Travel about 5 1/2 miles on the gravel to the paved refuge road. The refuge Visitor Center is at the end of the paved road (about 6 miles) on the left.

USA Parks
USA Parks
Louisiana
Louisiana
Sportsman's Paradise Region
Sportsman's Paradise Region
Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge
Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge