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2513 Hwy. 14, Visitor's Center,
New Iberia, LA 70560

Property Description

The Atchafalaya National Heritage Area, also known as America's Foreign Country, is a 150-mile region of rivers, swamps, prairies, marshes and coastline. Enjoy swamp tours, paddling, biking and birding. Tour historic sites and museums to learn the history that unfolded here. 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.. 


For one of the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area regional maps, visit

  • Backpacking
  • Bicycling
  • Birding
  • Childrens Programs
  • Natural Wildlife Viewing
  • Swamp Walks
  • Agri-tourism
  • Bicycle Trails
  • Hiking/Nature Trails
  • Lakes, Bayous & Rivers
  • National Park
  • National Wildlife Refuges
  • Nature Interpretive Center
  • Nature Preserve
  • Nature Tours
  • Riverboat excursion
  • State Forest
  • State Park
  • Walking Tours
Disabled Traveler Information
  • Handicapped Accessible
General Information
  • Open Year-Round
Guest Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Meeting/Tour groups welcome
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages