Explore Louisiana’s state parks
Louisiana has 20 state parks that allow you to experience the best of the Bayou State. Camp, rent a vacation cabin, fish, paddle, hike or bike in Louisiana’s great outdoors. Check out these beautiful parks that get you back to nature!
Experience world class adventure close to home.
This Week’s Featured Stories
The small southwestern Louisiana town of Gueydan is celebrating its Cajun music roots with a monthly jam session in its local museum. Area residents, who have a connection to the…
For nearly 20 years, mountain bike enthusiasts have been riding through the hills of Lincoln Parish Park near the northern Louisiana city of Ruston. These trails provide an unexpected challenge…
Louisiana’s Lake Fausse Pointe State Park lets you experience the wilderness of America’s great Atchafalaya Basin Swamp. This southern Louisiana state park has cabins or campsites on the water where…
Dave’s Louisiana Favorites
Here are a few of my favorite places and experiences in Louisiana. Whether it’s hiking, canoeing, photography or visiting a small town museum, Louisiana is full of great places to visit.
Dave McNamara has spent much of his career as a journalist traveling across his home state of Louisiana reporting on its unique places, attractions, cultures and people. He’s discovered a few favorites along the way. (full bio)