Waddill Outdoor Education Center


Tuesday-Saturday, 7:30 am-5 pm


4142 North Flannery Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70814


For fishing requests for groups of 10 or more, contact Heather David at 225-763-5415, ext 1727 or hdavid@wlf.la.gov.

For requests for hunter education or other activities at Waddill, contact Karla Allen at 225-274-8192 or kallen@wlf.la.gov.


With 237 acres of hardwood bottomland bordering the Comite River, Waddill Outdoor Education Center provides the perfect place to get away from it all either with family or by yourself. Most of the facilities at Waddill are handicap accessible. If you would like to use the classroom at Waddill or have our wildlife educator present a program to your group, please fill out a facility request form and email it to kallen@wlf.la.gov. No reservations are required to use our outdoor facilities; however, please be aware that you may be sharing the area with other groups.

Activities and Amenities

  • Two ponds for fishing
  • Nature trails
  • Air rifle range
  • Archery ranges
  • Swamp habitat
  • Sand bar on the Comite River
  • Picnic facilities
  • Classroom is currently under construction
  • Outdoor restrooms


application/pdf iconFacility request form
application/pdf iconMap
application/pdf iconWaddill Bird Species List
application/pdf iconWaddill Amphibian and Reptile Species List
application/pdf iconWaddill Plant Species List