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1000 Hodges Loop,
Florien, LA 71429

Property Description

Directly across from Emerald Hills Golf Resort is the front gate beyond which lies the famous Hodges Gardens State Park. Over 700 acres of wild and cultivated beauty, Hodges Gardens State Park is a unique member of the State Parks system. Originally designed and opened to the public in 1956 by oil and gas businessman A.J. Hodges Sr., the site's gardens consist of a variety of plants and flowers, from a formal rose garden to a collection of Japanese Red Maple trees.

Open 365 days/year

Directions

From I-20, take Hwy. 171 S. Hodges Gardens State Park is located approximately 14 mi. S. of Many; From I-10, take Hwy. 171 N. Hodges Gardens State Park is located approximately 20 mi. N. of Leesville.

The observation tower and one of the waterfalls in the formal gardens at Hodges Gardens SP
The observation tower and one of the waterfalls in the formal gardens at Hodges Gardens SP
Amenities
Activities
  • Birding
  • Natural Wildlife Viewing
Category
  • Hiking/Nature Trails
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Nature Preserve
  • State Park
Facility Amenities
  • Picnic Area
General Information
  • Open Year-Round
Guest Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Meeting/Tour groups welcome
Payment Options
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Visa