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

Property Description

One of only 43 designated All-American Road scenic byways on this driving tour you will see alligators (they outnumber people!), 400 bird species spotted each year, 26 miles of natural Gulf beaches and more. And this is not a come see us feed the alligators at 2 pm-this is as Mother Nature made it! You can fish at recreation areas or from the beach and catch your own Louisiana blue crabs. The trail encompasses 4 wildlife refuges with boardwalks for short hikes. FREE tour app - search "creole".


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!

Family viewing wildlife at Wetland Walkway
Family viewing wildlife at Wetland Walkway
  • Bicycling
  • Birding
  • Natural Wildlife Viewing
  • Swamp Walks
  • Boat Tours
  • Nature Tours
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Swamp Tour
  • Walking Tours
Disabled Traveler Information
  • Handicapped Accessible
Facility Amenities
  • Bus Parking
General Information
  • Freshwater
  • Open Year-Round
  • Saltwater
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