Louisiana's Northshore/St. Tammany Parish Tourist & Convention Commission

The Wooden Boat Festival in Madisonville photo by Jim Kubik.
The Wooden Boat Festival in Madisonville photo by Jim Kubik.
A young visitor has a giraffe eating out of her hand at Global Wildlife Center in Folsom.
A young visitor has a giraffe eating out of her hand at Global Wildlife Center in Folsom.
Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge has boardwalks through the swamp. Red cockaded woodpeckers can be found there.
Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge has boardwalks through the swamp. Red cockaded woodpeckers can be found there.
Abita Brewery, the largest craft brewery in the Southeast, offers tours and tastings.
Abita Brewery, the largest craft brewery in the Southeast, offers tours and tastings.
Bike the Mandeville Lakefront along the 1.5 mile paved pathway.
Bike the Mandeville Lakefront along the 1.5 mile paved pathway.

Location

68099 Hwy. 59
Mandeville LA 70471

The Northshore offers scenic beauty and memory-making experiences.  Just an hour from New Orleans, Baton Rouge or the Mississippi Gulf Coast, explore our outdoors & 80,000 acres of wildlife refuge.  Hold baby gators at an alligator ranch and see native flora and fauna on a Honey Island swamp tour. Catch record redfish with our charter captains.  Paddleboard or kayak our bayous. Bike the Tammany Trace. Hungry? Our diverse culinary scene offers elegant dining rooms & mom-and-pop seafood joints. 

Amenities

General Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Open Year-Round