Louisiana Park List

Lake Bistineau State Park

Lake Bistineau dates back over 200 years. It began in 1800 when several thousand acres of land were flooded due to a gigantic log jam in the Red River. Gradually, however, as the area was dredged, the lake began to drain. Then in 1935, a permanent dam was built ...

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Lake Bruin State Park

There are over 3,000 acres of water surface on Lake Bruin, and the visitors to Lake Bruin State Park have access to every acre for incomparable freshwater fishing, superb water sports and fine outdoor living. Three large fishing piers, a year-round boat launch, and a boat shed for docking ...

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Lake Claiborne State Park

Lake Claiborne State Park, at full reservoir level, has a surface area of 6,400 acres. One of the most popular activities for visitors of all ages is swimming at the park's sandy beach. The beach is situated on an inlet of the lake, and is protected from boats and ...

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Lake D'Arbonne State Park

Lake D'Arbonne State Park has beautiful nature scenery for you to enjoy. There are many fun pursuits to suit everybody. Piney forests, rolling hills, five fishing piers, and a beautiful lake draw visitors to this quiet, majestic state park. Designed to keep the focus on nature, park facilities ...

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Lake Fausse Pointe State Park

Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, at the edge of a beautiful water wilderness, is a perfect point from which to explore the natural and cultural heritage of South Louisiana. Combine your wilderness adventure with a tour of nearby historic areas such as the city of St. Martinville and Longfellow-Evangeline ...

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Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge

Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge protects the important Mississippi/Red River floodplain ecosystem and is open daylight hours year-round for wildlife observation, photography, hunting, fishing, and hiking. Although mallards, northern pintails, and wood ducks are the most numerous waterfowl species on the refuge, blue- and green-winged teal, northern shovelers, gadwall, and ...

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Lakeshore Playground

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Lee Playground

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Lil Woods Playground

Park is 3 acres and features: Basketball courts, and covered picnic ...

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Lions Playground

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Little Flower Playground

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Lock Park

Amenities: Children's Playground; Open Play Area; Picnic ...

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Lock Playground

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Locust Grove State Historic Site

The cemeteries of Louisiana are a significant part of the state's history. They tell the story of those who laid the foundation for Louisiana as it exists today. A visit to Locust Grove State Historic Site provides an illustration of the small family cemeteries which were a part of ...

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Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site

Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site explores the cultural interplay among the diverse peoples along the famed Bayou Teche. Acadians and Creoles, Indians and Africans, Frenchmen and Spaniards, slaves and free people of color-all contributed to the historical tradition of cultural diversity in the Teche region. French became the predominant language, ...

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Los Adaes State Historic Site

Los Adaes, the symbol of New Spain in Louisiana, was once the capital of Texas and the scene of a unique cooperation among the French, the Spanish and the indigenous Native Americans. An area rich in archaeological finds, it thrives today as one of Louisiana's most intriguing state commemorative ...

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Louisiana State Arboretum

Established in 1961, the Louisiana State Arboretum in Ville Platte, a State Preservation Area, Located near Chicot State Park, It was the first such area in the South and the first state-supported arboretum in the United States. To help preserve the Arboretum for future generations, removing or damaging any ...

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Louisiana Wetland Management District

The Louisiana Wetland Management District (WMD) is not currently open for recreational use, so check with the managing agency for more information. The Louisiana WMD was established in September 1990 in response to growing U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service responsibilities on lands that were off traditional refuges. These ...

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Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge

Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1996, is located in Terrebonne Parish in southeast Louisiana. The 4,416 acre refuge is composed of freshwater marsh and cypress-tupelo swamp. The refuge provides excellent habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, and neotropical songbirds. The refuge is open year round to the public from ...

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Manning Park

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Benches; Playground equipment; Half-court basketball court; Covered pavilion; Walking ...

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Mansfield State Historic Site

This park is the site of the most important battle of the Civil War fought west of the Mississippi. The 44-acre site includes a museum noted for its variety of military artifacts. The interpretive program explains how the badly outnumbered Rebels defeated the Union army, ending the Red River ...

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Marksville State Historic Site

The 42-acre Marksville State Historic Site is located on a bluff overlooking the Old River, adjacent to the town of Marksville. Professional archaeologists consider this prehistoric Native American ceremonial center to be of unique national significance. The main portion of the Marksville site is surrounded by a semi-circular ...

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Mary Belle Williams Park

Amenities: Children's Playground; Lighted Courts; Lighted Fields; Open Play Area; Unlighted ...

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Maurice Heymann Memorial Park

Park is 3 acres and features: Garden, benches, walking path, picnic areas, and historical or commemorative ...

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McCain Children’s Park

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Volleyball net; Water fountain; Batting cage; Covered pavilion with picnic tables; T-ball practice field; Asphalt walking track; Benches; Playground ...

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McNeely Playground

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Meadowview Playlot

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Metairie Playground

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Mickey Markey Playground

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