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Address: 1000 Hodges Loop, Florien, LA 71429
Phone Number: 318-586-4020

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Gem in the middle of nowhere

Hodges Gardens is a wonderful place to spend the day. Rent a canoe, hike the trails, tour the garden. Horse trails and pens, camping....... a little bit of everything. I have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Toledo Bend, La
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Toledo Bend, La
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Hodges Gardens is a wonderful place to spend the day. Rent a canoe, hike the trails, tour the garden. Horse trails and pens, camping....... a little bit of everything. I have enjoyed many pleasurable times.

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Newport, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

My family and I visit Hodges Gardens might near every year. My husband declared his love to me in the "Old Rose Garden"; he proposed in the "Boat house"; we were married in the "Old Rose Garden", we honeymooned in one of the cabins. We have lots of wonderful memories of these Gardens. After Hurricane Rita damaged of much of... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My husband & I, along with three of our friends took a camping trip here for 2 nights. This was our first time visiting. We went the first weekend in February & had the entire tent camping site to ourselves. The sites were very nice, complete with tent pads, grill, fire pit, & a table. There was also a water... More 

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46 reviews 46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I love to go to Hodges Gardens. It's a beautiful place to visit and a wonderful place to take pictures. I would definitely recommend going here.

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Sedona, Arizona
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32 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We were taken here by family that we were visiting. It was quite nice, scenic and serene. We thought it would be more colorful with flowers in bloom, but that part seems to be a thing of the past. I guess it used to be more spectacular when privately held, but the State probably just doesn't have the money to... More 

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Deville
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

You could tell, that at one time it was completely Beautiful. I think with the lack of funds, it's been neglected. There's no flags on Flag Island. The roads are terrible. And the grass is taking over the lake, to limit prime fishing spot's. Just needs some real prideful care; to make it what it once was. Still worth the... More 

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Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Just returned from a family reunion at Hodges Gardens and the experience was great. From our late check-in to the group hall for our family gatherings, to the condition of our cabin, everything was top-notch! The setting is absolutely spectacular and the facilities are well presented. The actual gardens and Mid-century architectural elements are simply stunning.

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St. Martinville, la
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Thee place for Camping for families. Cabins provided, no rv allowed. The lake is nice, canoeing and fishing and hiking are available, but NO swimming. The gardens are fine for an afternoon visit for campers staying in the park or outside day trippers. The variety of plants is great in all seasons. Horse camping is the main thrill!!!! Many trails... More 

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Kinder, Louisiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I'm sure this place was once very beautiful when it was privately owned. Now that the state operates it as a state park it simple looks neglected. Some areas of the gardens were very nice and well kept but other areas were mostly weeds. The lake is beautiful. The drive around the grounds revealed more of the unkept grounds. The... More 

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Pineville, Louisiana
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Hodges Gardens is still beautiful, but it is not what it used to be. Years ago it was full of beautiful flower beds that were meticulously kept up. Today it is much more of a natural beauty-not a lot of flowers. There are nice walking trails and great views of the water. The place is rather run-down and there are... More 

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