Sabine Wildlife Management Area

Sabine WMA - 7554 Acres

Mud Race - August 2004- Click on map at right for enlargement -

Sabine Wildlife Management Area is located in central Sabine Parish approximately five miles south of Zwolle. Louisiana Highway 6 and U. S. Highway 171 are the major roads providing access to Sabine. This area is approximately 7554 acres and is owned by one major timber company (Forest Capital Partners, LLC).Some smaller tracts are provided by other timber companies and private individuals.

The terrain varies from rolling hills to creek bottoms. The major timber type is loblolly pine plantations. Overstory species include these pines along with red oak, post oak, white oak, hickory and sweetgum. Understory species include yaupon, French mulberry, hawthorn, sassafras, black cherry, wax myrtle, huckleberry and dogwood.

The creek bottoms have an overstory comprised of beech, willow oak, water oak, red maple, black gum, magnolia, southern red oak and sweetgum. Understory species include ironwood, dogwood, wild azalea, deciduous holly and overstory regeneration.

Game species available for hunting are deer, squirrels, rabbits, waterfowl, quail, doves, and woodcock. Turkey hunting is available by lottery only. Trapping is allowed and species available are mink, raccoon, opossum, skunk, fox, beaver and coyote.

There is a primitive camping area located in the northwest portion of the area.

NOTE: See Wildlife Management Area Regulations

Contact:

Owned: Forest Capital Patners, LLC, etal
Contact Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Office: Region 3, Pineville Office
1995 Shreveport Hwy.
Pineville 71360, LA
Phone: (318) 487-5885
Email: cnewland@wlf.louisiana.gov