Atchafalaya National Heritage Area, Louisiana

Mailing Address:
Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism
P. O. Box 44243
Baton Rouge, , LA 70804-4243

(337) 228-1094

Description: The Atchafalaya National Heritage Area is America’s Foreign Country, with rich and mysterious landscape, filled with twisting bayous, rivers and America’s largest river swamp. The area is home to 270 species of birds, alligators, raccoons, and bears and many more.

What To Do: There are many fun things you can do at Atchafalaya National Heritage Area. Here are some of them:

  • Paddling
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Visiting Parks and Refuges
  • Camping
  • Swamp Tours
  • Houseboats
  • Hunting and Fishing
  • Old Cypress Tour
  • Golfing

Toilets /Showers: Restrooms are accessible.

Operating Hours: The area is open year-round.

Fees: Please click here for updated fees.

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