Atchafalaya National Heritage Area

Houmas House
Houmas House
Oak Alley
Oak Alley
Madewood Plantation
Madewood Plantation
View of Baton Rouge from Louisiana State Capitol observation deck
View of Baton Rouge from Louisiana State Capitol observation deck
Foggy morning on the Mississippi River
Foggy morning on the Mississippi River

Location

900 N. Third St.
Baton Rouge LA 70802

The Atchafalaya National Heritage Area, also known as America's Foreign Country, is a 150-mile region of rivers, swamps, prairies, marshes and coastline. Tour historic sites and museums to learn the history that unfolded here. Enjoy paddling, biking, birding and swamp tours. Indulge in mouth-watering Cajun cuisine and learn to dance to Cajun and Zydeco music. This area also offers a national park, national wildlife refuges, state parks, historic districts and sites and museums.

Amenities

Activities
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
General Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Open Year-Round

Contact

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