Toledo Bend-Lake Country Area
Sample Louisiana’s diverse landscapes and cultures in the west-central area. Toledo Bend Reservoir State Park is revered for its bass fishing, boating and water sports. The region offers more than a thousand acres of great camping, hiking and birding. At Fort Jesup State Historic Site in Many, Col. Zachary Taylor in 1822 established a fort to secure the western border of the frontier. Nearby Zwolle celebrates its Dutch-Spanish heritage with the annual Zwolle Tamale Fiesta. At the Lois Loftin Doll Museum in DeRidder, admire more than 3,000 antique dolls.