Access to this area is via US Hwy. 190 exit at Krotz Springs and take LA Hwy. 105 south about 11.5 miles to the fifth parking area on the right. Managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Indian Bayou Area is a 28,000-acre public access area. It contains some of the country's most productive wildlife habitat. It's a paradise for hunters, fishermen, bird-watchers, boaters, nature photographers and outdoor enthusiasts. Hiking & ATV Trails are available. The area is located in the heart of the Atchafalaya Basin, the world's largest freshwater swamp wilderness, and offers some of the finest bottomland hardwood hunting in the South.
Physical location: Located in St. Landry and St. Martin parishes, the area is 40 miles west of Baton Rouge