Louisiana State Parks
Louisiana State Parks offer unmatched access to some of the world’s most diverse and active ecosystems. Parks span coastal estuaries and beaches, cypress and tupelo swamps and pine and hardwood forests, and sites offer overnight accommodations and recreation including canoeing, fishing, hiking and interpretive programs related to the surrounding flora and fauna.
Atchafalaya National Heritage Area
At nearly one million acres, the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area is America’s largest river/swamp ecosystem. This corridor of the Atchafalaya River spans 14 Louisiana parishes from the central region of the state southward to the Gulf of Mexico.
Audubon Golf Trail
Louisiana’s award-winning Audubon Golf Trail features 12 courses by designers including Hal Sutton, David Toms and Pete Dye. The trail was named for naturalist/artist John James Audubon who, enchanted by the natural beauty of Louisiana, painted a number of his famous bird studies here.