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1205 N. Lakeshore Dr.,
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Property Description

180 mile scenic byway through marshlands, across bayous, along the Gulf of Mexico and past rare oak cheniers. Explore Louisiana's Outback - a living testament to Southwest Louisiana's natural beauty, unique culture and incredible outdoor recreation. Here, you can view alligators and birds (over 400 species annually), explore 4 wildlife refuges & 26 miles of natural Gulf beaches, as well as experience world class fishing and hunting. FREE tour app - search "creole" in your app store.


Near Lake Charles, LA. For directions, contact the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau at 800-456-7952 or visit for a map. Free tour app - search "creole" in your app store!

Wetland Walkway at the Sabine National Wildlife Refuge.
Wetland Walkway at the Sabine National Wildlife Refuge.
  • Bicycling
  • Birding
  • Natural Wildlife Viewing
  • Swamp Walks
  • Boat Tours
  • Nature Tours
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Walking Tours
Disabled Traveler Information
  • Handicapped Accessible
Facility Amenities
  • Bus Parking
General Information
  • Open Year-Round
Guest Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Meeting/Tour groups welcome
Rate Information
  • Free Admission
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
Tour Information
  • Multilingual Self-guided Tours
  • Self-guided tours
  • Tours in French