Atchafalaya National Heritage Area

Houmas House Photo
Houmas House Photo
Oak Alley Photo 2
Oak Alley Photo 2
Madewood Plantation Photo 3
Madewood Plantation Photo 3
View of Baton Rouge from Louisiana State Capitol observation deck Photo 4
View of Baton Rouge from Louisiana State Capitol observation deck Photo 4
Foggy morning on the Mississippi River Photo 5
Foggy morning on the Mississippi River Photo 5

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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