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Fontainebleau State Park

Address: 67825 Highway 190, Mandeville, LA 70448
Phone Number: 985 624 4443
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Ranked #1 of 9 Attractions in Mandeville
Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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English first
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Lots of open spaces for baseball or football. Wooded areas. Playground. Picnic tables. Beach wasn't open the day we were there, but nice sandy beach with a lookout you can walk out to. Several weddings on this day made the scenes especially beautiful.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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196 reviews 196 reviews
15 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a very attractive state park on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain just east of Mandeville. It’s a nice place for hiking, cycling, bird watching, picnicking and camping. There are cabin facilities but some are closed presently due to damage sustained in Hurricane Isaac; check the website for current information. An RV park is available for trailers and... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We were so excited to visit this park! Online it said it was $1 per person, per day. At the park, it is $2 per person. Not a big deal, but it is if you have a lot of people. Then we went to the alligator board walk. We walked so far to get there then when we got to... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Beautiful state park with lots of wildlife. Mostly pine woods and a marsh area offer opportunities to sight large variety of birds. Several playgrounds for the kids, a fishing pond and a small beach on the lake.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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77 reviews 77 reviews
41 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Great place to spend the day. Also, if you can rent a cabin out there you will not be disappointed! Out over the water of Lake Ponchartrain, it's quiet and idyllic for sunsets.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Hiked the trail along the bogs and enjoyed the trail. It takes you in and out of many beautiful areas of the park. When you are done hiking, sit and relax on the beach. Lovely way to spend the day!

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is a Beautiful park for a day trip or camping. Plenty of wide open spaces where you can be away from everyone. Nice, safe walking trails and beautiful water to look out on. Great for families or anyone really. Price for camping and day use is reasonable for any income.

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Fremont, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I actually visited Fontainebleau State Park with my family and my mom in March 2014 but hadn't written a review. Now, however, I am planning our next vacation and all any of us can do is think about our experiences here and everything else is paling in comparison. So I figured that deserved a rating and review!! We left Michigan... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Such a lovely state park-the view on the water at sunset is a must see..nice spot to eat..small sand beach and playground

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Mandeville, Louisiana
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I tent camp here quite often. Its a great place to take your kids. The beach area is clean and the bayou/swap walk is really neat. The visitors center is really nice.

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