Louisiana's swamp lands hold a special place in Louisiana culture. These marshlands are an extremely important ecosystem within the land and Cajun and Native American Indians have been living in harmony with these lands for centuries. From the lurking alligators to pristine lakes that wind through the state, you'll discover how special these swamps are to Louisiana. Take a guided swamp tour to see alligators, kayak through bayous and rivers or find that perfect cajun restaurant in between marshes to sample the local fare.
Belle Chasse is located on the West Bank of New Orleans in Plaquemines Parish. It is home to the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans, a Naval Air Station for the U. S. Navy Reserve. Belle Chasse is home to the Louisiana Air National Guard.