Louisiana's swamp lands hold a special place in Louisiana culture. These marshlands are an extremely important ecosystem within the land and Cajun and Native American Indians have been living in harmony with these lands for centuries. From the lurking alligators to pristine lakes that wind through the state, you'll discover how special these swamps are to Louisiana. Take a guided swamp tour to see alligators, kayak through bayous and rivers or find that perfect cajun restaurant in between marshes to sample the local fare.
The historic town of Springfield is located in Livingston Parish. Visitors enjoy fishing, kayaking, camping and other outdoor activites at Tickfaw State Park. PGA Champion and Louisiana native David Toms designed his first signature golf course, Carter Plantation, in Springfield. It is among the twelve courses on the Audubon Golf Trail.