Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival - Franklin, Louisiana
 



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Bayou Teche Birding:

The St. Mary Loop: A part of the America's Wetland Birding Trail

The Atchafalaya Basin is the largest river-swamp in North America. The St. Mary Loop will take bird watchers into the swamps along a never ending waterway. Bird watching is a year round event in South Louisiana.

For those of you eager to visit a quieter viewing location, you may want to choose Brownell Park, Four Mile Bayou Road (Stephensville Road), or Cotton


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Photos by Jim Byron

Road which is located near Kemper Williams Park. Brownell Park is known to have the best bald eagle viewing, in South Louisiana. (Winter only)

Several Locations are open year round for bird watchers:

Cypremont Point
http://crt.state.la.us/crt/parks/
888-867-4510
Free

Atchafalaya Basin West Containment Levee at Charenton
800-256-2931
Free

Cajun Coast Visitors & Convention Bureau-Franklin Visitors Center
http://cajuncoast.com
377-828-2555
Free

Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge
337-828-0092
http://cajuncoast.com
Free

Cajun Coast Visitors & Convention Bureau-Patterson Visitors Center
800-256-2931
http://Cajuncoast.com
Free

Cotton Road at Kemper Williams Park
985-395-4905
Free

Berwick Walking Trails
800-256-2831
Free

Morgan City Walking Trail
800-256-2931
Free

Victor Guarisco Lake End park
800-256-2931
Fee

Brownell Memorial Park & Carillion Tower
985-384-2283
Fee

Stephensville Road (Hwy 1397)
800-256-2931
Free

 
 
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