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Fontainebleau State Park

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Address: 67825 Highway 190, Mandeville, LA 70448
Phone Number: 985 624 4443
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Good spot on North Coast

This is a great spot to stay and explore the North Coast. The bike trail is convenient and a great way to travel on bikes to see Abita Springs, Mandeville and Slidell. The... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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Bettendorf, Iowa
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Bettendorf, Iowa
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87 reviews 87 reviews
22 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

This is a great spot to stay and explore the North Coast. The bike trail is convenient and a great way to travel on bikes to see Abita Springs, Mandeville and Slidell. The facilities are nice. The other hiking trails are a little less okay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Plenty to do as far as hiking running swimming and strolling. Clean friendly and good accommodations.

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The park is well kept and improvements have been made over the years. I have been going to the park as long as I can remember. Now we bring our grandkids who just love the water feature. It is a great place to go as a family.

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We love the playground, the water park for small kids and the lakefront beach. We live in Mandeville, so it is an easy access recreational activity for our family.

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

You really won't believe you're in Louisiana. This State Park not only has a lot of history, but it's clean, safe, beautiful and has a fabulous beach on Lake Pontchartrain! They also have great cabins for small or large parties. New Orleans is only 25 minutes away, and Old Mandeville is right down the road with amazing things to do.... More 

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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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195 reviews 195 reviews
15 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

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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89 reviews 89 reviews
51 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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