Louisiana National and State Parks, Lakes, and Historical Sites

Louisiana is a melting pot of French, African, American, Spanish, and French-Canadian and those cultures are reflected in its parks and historical sites. Down in Cajun Country, you can find a variety of great outdoor spaces to visit after you find yourself sampling the local cuisine. There are eight national parks in Louisiana and nearly two dozen state parks for you to go exploring.

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National Parks & Historic Sites

Atchafalaya National Heritage Area

2022 Atchafalaya River Hwy, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

Cane River National Heritage Area

1115 Washington St, Natchitoches, LA 71457

Cane River Creole National Historical Park

400 Rapids Dr, Natchitoches, LA 71457

El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail

Various; One is Fort Jesup State Historic Site, 32 Geoghagan Rd, Many, LA 71449

Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

Barataria Preserve Visitor Center, 6588 Barataria Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

916 N Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70116

Poverty Point National Monument

6859 LA-577, Pioneer, LA 71266

Vicksburg National Military Park

3201 Clay St, Vicksburg, MS 39183 (part of it extends into LA)

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