Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge
Length: 0.75 mile loop | 2.5 mile out-and-back
Type: Primitive Trail | Packed Dirt
Location: 30.793274, -91.436723
Agency: U. S Fish & Wildlife Service
Directions: From Natchez, MS: From U.S. Highway 61S, turn right onto Highway 66 and turn left (west toward Angola). Continue 1.5 miles, and then turn left on Solitude Road. Continue approximately 3.5 miles, and then turn right at the refuge sign. Continue another 1.5 miles to the refuge entrance.
From St. Francisville, LA: From Commerce St. take Ferdinand St. one mile and take a right on Mahoney Rd. Go three miles, cross the low-water crossing bridge and take a left on Creek Rd. Take a slight left to stay on Creek Rd. Creek Rd continues to the Cat Island NWR Entrance. Be aware that this route may not be accessible when river levels are high.
Animals: Must be on leash
Entrance Fee: None
Camping: Prohibited, except during hunting season
Special Notes: Second hiking trail is marked as “National Champion Cypress Tree” on map.
All visitors must complete as Daily Visitor Use Reporting Card, located in the kiosk at each refuge entrance, for each day they visit the refuge.