Palmetto Island State Park
Located on the Vermilion River, Palmetto Island State Park offers a real south Louisiana outdoors experience. A boat launch provides access to the river for fishing and boating. Overnight guests can stay in one of six vacation cabins, each sleeping up to 8 people comfortably; or one of 96 RV campsites.The visitor center complex will defintely be a "must do" for the day-use visitor, with a water playground and bathhouse.
From I-10 in Lafayette, take Exit 100 south onto LA 3184/Ambassador Caffery Parkway. Turn right onto US 167/Johnston Street, continuing into Abbeville. In Abbeville, turn left onto LA 14/W. Summers Drive, then right onto LA 82/N. State Street. Follow LA 82 out of town, turning left onto LA 690, then right onto Pleasant Drive.