All roads and trails temporarily closed on Big Lake WMA

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has closed all roads and ATV/UTV trails on Big Lake Wildlife Management Area (WMA) due to flooding.

Once the water recedes, LDWF will inspect, repair and reopen those roads when it is determined they are safe for travel.

Big Lake WMA, which consists of 19,231 acres, is located in Franklin, Madison and Tensas parishes approximately 12 miles east of Gilbert. For more information on Big Lake WMA, go to

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