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900 N. Third St., at the Louisiana State Capitol,
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

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. 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.


For Atchafalaya National Heritage Area regional maps visit

  • Canoeing
  • Childrens Programs
  • Kayaking
  • Agri-tourism
  • Zoo
Disabled Traveler Information
  • Handicapped Accessible
General Information
  • Open Year-Round
Guest Information
  • Family Friendly
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages