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Lake Martin

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1209 Rookery Rd, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
+1 337-342-2475
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Birdwatching would have been better in March

In hindsight I should have timed our trip for March so we could have seen more of the roosting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julia I
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
via mobile
Beautiful, even in winter

We took a boat tour and saw 6 alligators inclusive mama and babies. The guide was informative and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gainesville, Georgia
via mobile
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This small lake contains an enormous amount and variety of wild animals and birds.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cajun country” (15 reviews)
“swamp tour” (59 reviews)
“bird watching” (10 reviews)
1209 Rookery Rd, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
+1 337-342-2475
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In hindsight I should have timed our trip for March so we could have seen more of the roosting herons. We did see a lot of great egrets and a few solo birds but were too early (feb 2) for the full experience. And the...More

Thank Julia I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a boat tour and saw 6 alligators inclusive mama and babies. The guide was informative and fun.

Thank Tripanticipation3359
Reviewed 7 January 2018

I loved visiting this lake. There are several trails you can walk on to to see the variety of wildlife that calls this lake home. If you like to bird watch, this is the place for you. Even in the winter time it's home to...More

Thank cajungal2608
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

This lake has lots of wildlife and beautiful Cyprus trees. There are gators, turtles, ducks, egrets, snake birds and herons amongst others. Well worth getting a tour - we went with Cajun Country Tours and loved it.

2  Thank SAHoulwood8284
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

What can I say about a lake? Lots of water, vegetation, bird life and fish! Go there and take the swamp tour.

1  Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful large lake with lots of wildlife and beautiful cypress trees. You can visit yourself or take a tour. I would recommend a tour with Cajun Country Swamp Tours. You will learn so much! You can also canoe or kayak on your own. Lots of...More

Thank PSimms
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Fishing was great. Plenty to see. Large Alligators, nautria and bird watching. Allso has swamp tour.

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is one of my most favorite places to visit. I can sit and watch the birds and alligators for hours.

1  Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I've been visiting Lake Martin for twelve years now and always find something intriguing to photograph. Every season has something to offer as a view. In the early years, springtime brought many birds and alligators to photograph. The birds still come but unless you have...More

Thank Ginko214
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Took the champagne swamp tour was great! The lake itself is beautiful and fishing friendly. Great for boat rides canoeing and kayaking.

Thank Raquel G
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Laurie C
23 January 2018|
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Response from cajungal2608 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but it would be beautiful if you could. :D
Melissa B
22 March 2017|
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Response from wbarras | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open to the public.
31 December 2016|
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Response from April G | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any when we were there. You might call champagne swamp tours and ask them.