Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge
1010 Gause Boulevard, Building 936
Slidell, Louisiana 70458
Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge is 23,000 acres of fresh and brackish marshes, all within the city limits of New Orleans. It is the nation's largest urban wildlife refuge. An enormous wading bird rookery can be found in the swamps of the refuge from May until July, while tens of thousands of waterfowl winter in its bountiful marshes.