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1205 N. Lakeshore Dr.,
Lake Charles, LA 70601
337-436-9588 | 800-456-7952 | 337-494-7952
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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