Birding in Cameron Parish is truly extraordinary. In any given year, over 400 different species of birds can be spotted in this southeast corner of Sportsman’s Paradise. The coastal marshlands and chenier ridges host migratory birds, waterfowl and wading birds. Keep your eye out for hawks and osprey in the fall and winter months and look for neo-tropical migrants, such as warblers, vireo and flycatchers, in the spring and fall. Whether you’re an expert or novice, birding in Cameron Parish is an experience you can’t miss.

Fishing and crabbing permitted year round. Cast netting allowed seasonally. Non-motorized watercraft may be hand launched into Impoundments 1A and 1B from this site for recreational paddling in freshwater marsh.

Sabine National Wildlife Refuge
n/a 29° 52' 44.1192" N, 93° 25' 32.0304" W
Open year round, sunrise to sunset.
(337) 598-2216
Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge

Engage in wildlife exploration at the Visitor Center featuring state-of-the-art dioramas as well as over-water boardwalk. Visit the 3-mile drive featuring a half mile accessible boardwalk with viewing scopes. It is a great place for waterfowl viewing during the winter.

1428 Hwy. 27
Sweetlake 29° 58' 24.042" N, 93° 5' 19.1436" W
(337) 598-2216
Cameron Prairie Refuge / Bank Fishing Road

Boat launch with access to freshwater canals of Cameron Prairie Gibbstown Unit.

1428 Hwy. 27
Bell City 29° 56' 44.2788" N, 93° 5' 5.6868" W

Grand Chenier Rental Properties are situated in the heart of the of the Louisiana Marshes where some of the best fishing hot spots and ducking hunting leases exist. Our cabin and camper/ trailer sites are the ideal accommodations for the many sportsmen and work crews visiting Grand Chenier and other coastal destinations in South Louisiana such as Joesph Harbor, Rollover Bayou, Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, and Cameron Birdwatching. Whether you want to rent housing, a camper/ trailer site, or vacant property for staging work equipment and activities, we are sure that we can meet your needs. For more info, plase visit

224 Indian Point Rd.
Grand Chenier, LA 70643 70643 29° 45' 56.4588" N, 92° 55' 14.7684" W
Grosse Savanne Eco-Tours

Birding and nature enthusiasts who visit Grosse Savanne Eco-tours will experience why others have proclaimed Southwest Louisiana as one of the top 10 birding areas in the United States. Over 400 species of birds migrate to and through the area. Grosse Savanne’s vast property of over 50,000 acres is nearly split in half by the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road, a nationally acclaimed “Louisiana Outback” wildlife and photography trail. Grosse Savanne Eco-tours has unlimited access to a multitude of various ecotypes including both fresh and salt water marshes, cypress swamps, native coastal prairies, pine forest plantations, and agricultural lands. We are ideally located in the transition from coastal prairies to chenier plain marshes, creating the ideal environment for birding and wildlife/nature viewing. Whether your interest is spending the day leisurely exploring one of our private nature trails, taking a private boat tour in our secluded marshes, or spending the day in a blind waiting for that perfect photograph of a roseate spoonbill, we can provide various wildlife viewing and educational experiences.

358 Chalkley Rd.
Bell City 70632
Sunrise-Sunset/ 7 Days a Week