With year-round hunting, fishing, golf and countless other opportunities for outdoor recreation, it is easy to see why Louisiana's nickname is "Sportsman's Paradise.” Sure, that’s a lot to live up to. But with thousands of hiking and biking trails, beautiful State Parks, and one of the largest game preserves in the United States, Louisiana is the ultimate playground for all outdoorsmen. Our vast expanse of coastal wetlands and countless birding trails make our state a habitat for many rare and endangered species and a natural paradise for bird watchers as well. Come step into the wild outdoors of Louisiana.
Carencro, Louisiana is located in the Lafayette Parish and is a quaint suburb of Lafayette. Its name comes from the Louisiana Creole word for buzzard, as many can be seen roosting in the bald cypress trees.
This relaxed town is dotted with historic churches and schools and is focused on community ways of life. Discover culinary delights with influences from Lafayette's boudin and delicious fresh seafood.