Red Slough Wildlife Management Area

Red Slough Wildlife Management Area Ouachita National Forest
South of Idabel, OK 74728

Phone: 580-494-6402
Fax: 580-494-6406

The Red Slough Wildlife Management Area is a premier watchable wildlife area in southeastern Oklahoma. To date, 312 bird species have been documented within its 5,814 acres of marshes, wetlands, lakes and forestland, including many species which are rare and not regularly found elsewhere within the state. Birders have likened this area to the gulf coast habitats of Florida and Louisiana. Unique species such as the roseate spoonbill, purple gallinule, white ibis, wood stork, yellow rail and black-bellied whistling duck have brought visitors from several states and countries to the slough. Waterfowl ...

Property Map
Get Directions
Sorry, but we couldn't locate any properties
Contact Information
  • General Information: Free admission

  • On-site Activities: Hiking, Hunting, Watchable Wildlife

  • Suitable for Ages: Adults (18+), Children (up to 12), Teens (13-18)

  • Tour Information: Guided Tours





Open 24 hours


Open 24 hours


Open 24 hours


Open 24 hours


Open 24 hours


Open 24 hours


Open 24 hours

From Idabel, travel Hwy 259 S approx 18 miles to Hwy 87. Turn east on Hwy 87 and travel approx 3 miles. Turn north onto Mudline Rd to access area.

Primary Contact:

Robert Bastarache

Group Contact:

David Arbour

  • your name:

  • your email address:

  • friend's name:

  • friend's email address:

  • comment:

  • send


Rate this property:

  • name:
  • email address:
  • comment:

Get Social
Read Related Articles
A romantic sunrise over Broken Bow Lake near Beavers Bend State Park.McCurtain County Genealogy Resources

Discover McCurtain County and trace your family history and ancestry with this list of county-specific genealogy resources.

The Museum of the Red River in Idabel displays the reconstructed skeleton of a dinosaur, Acrocanthosaurus atokensis, discovered only 12 miles from the museum.50 Free Things To Do in Oklahoma

Oklahoma offers an astounding array of free things to do that will keep you and your family entertained without breaking the bank. Take a tour of Oklahoma's top activities and attractions with free admission and let the possibilities unfold.