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Lake Martin is one of the most scenic lakes in all of Louisiana, providing lots of diverse terrain that is home to diverse wildlife and vegetation. The northern part of the lake is located in the Cypress Island Nature Preserve and especially good for birdwatching. The trail around the lake is not official but connecting trails and dirt roads make for an easy circumnavigation around the entire lake. Lake Martin is also popular for paddling and cypress swamp tours.