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Poverty Point State Park and Historic Area
The 3,000-acre, man-made lake that is the center piece for Poverty Point Reservoir State Park offers visitors an outlet for fishing, a variety of watersport activities and now championship golf. Located on the grounds are a new state-of-the-art RV park complete with 54 pads and 50-amp service as well as 8 two-bedroom lakefront cabins and 2 lodges. The golf course takes its name from the Louisiana black bear which are often sighted on or near the reservoir. Find more information about Poverty Point Reservoir State Park and Poverty Point State Historic Site.
Handy House Restaurant
The best burgers in North Louisiana are at Handy House. The place for great food and a family atmosphere, that will fit your budget. For more information call: 318-878-9385
Delhi Pizza Hut
For fast, friendly service, and the best pizza in Delhi, dine-in or carry-out at the Pizza Hut of Delhi. For more information call: 318-878-9046
Poverty Point State Park Marina
The two, four-lane boat launches provide access to the resavuoir, offering visitors an outlet for a variety of watersport activities. Both gated launch areas will be open daily from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., including weekends and holidays. A fish cleaning station is provided at each launch area for visitor use.
Poverty Point State Historic Site (East of Monroe and north of I-20 on LA 577 northeast of Epps) - The site is considered one of the most significant archaeological finds in the country. It has a complex of Native American ceremonial mounds built between 1700 and 700 B.C. A museum and guided tours interpret a culture that once flourished on the site.
Chemin-A-Haut State Park (East of US 425, 10 miles north of Bastrop) – French for "high road," Chemin-A-Haut is a 503-acre state park situated on a high bluff overlooking scenic Bayou Bartholomew. The park offers 26 improved campsites, 14 vacation cabins, a day use area with a swimming pool, picnic area and 7 playgrounds. Two barrier-free nature trails and a conference room make this a popular area year-round.
The Cotton Museum (Hwy. 65 north, Lake Providence) – Visitors can get a first-hand look at the day-to-day operations of a plantation where cotton was the major cash crop.
Panola Pepper Company (1414 Holland Delta Drive, Lake Providence) – Established in the mid-1980s, this company offers over 30 sauces, seasonings and condiments. Open for tours 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Tensas National Wildlife Refuge (Off I-20 via US 65 [Tallulah Exit] or off I-20 via LA 577 [Waverly Exit]) – This refuge encompasses 57,000-acres of bottomland forest. Hunting, fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing, canoeing, interpreted trails, a boardwalk and educational programs abound.
Bayou Macon, Russell Sage and Georgia Pacific Wildlife Management Areas – Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy a variety of activities including waterfowl and game hunting, day-hiking, birding, fishing and camping at these nearby areas.