Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge
Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife was authorized in 1986 and officially established in 1990. The refuge is located within the city limits of New Orleans and encompasses approximately 23, 000 acres. It is the largest urban National Wildlife refuge in the United States. The refuge is one of the last remaining marsh areas adjacent to Lakes Pontchartrain and Borgne.
From Slidell, LA: Take I-10 West; take Irish Bayou Exit 254 at the end of the bridge; turn left on Highway 11, go 6 miles to Highway 90 turn right and go about 2 miles; turn left at the Learning Lab entrance sign.
From New Orleans, LA: Take I-10 East to Exit 246A (Chalmette, I-510); go about 2 miles on I-510 to Highway 90 East Exit; turn left and go about 4 miles; turn right at the Learning Lab entrance sign.www.hobogrill.org