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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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Gorgeous live oak trees and cabins on the water

Lovely huge park for a bike ride, hike or stay gorgeous live oak trees and reasonable cabins to rent right on the water -we liked it off season might be a bit crazy busy in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
carol b
Memphis, Tennessee
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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely park, with beautiful views, great walking trails, and excellent cabin and camp facilities. Looking forward to going back here.

Thank Amalleigh
Mandeville, Louisiana
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really great public park that offeres beautiful views and great walking areas. There is also a beach and cabins to rent if you desire.

Thank Dave S
Memphis, Tennessee
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely huge park for a bike ride, hike or stay gorgeous live oak trees and reasonable cabins to rent right on the water -we liked it off season might be a bit crazy busy in the summer - lots of trails too and it's off the tamminy trace bike trail

Thank carol b
Longueuil, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Deers everywhere, wild pigs, squirrels, green-tree-frogs, snakes. Very Quite place. Fantastic wild life. The old live oaks are fantastic, breathtaking. The roots of the cypress get outside of the water; Don't miss the sunset time on the beach with cypress, palmetos and spanish moss.

1 Thank Bruno_Latour
Winnipeg, Canada
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133 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

This is an incredible camping opportunity but don't tell anyone about it in case is starts getting busy. It's a bit out of town but very close to every convenience that you could need. The experience starts at the front gate reception that is truly unique. The people there are amazingly welcoming and you feel at home as soon as... More 

1 Thank SueFromWinnipeg
Rogers, Arkansas
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36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the 6 nights over the New Years weekend. We were lucky to be located in a quiet corner away from all of the groups. We did not use any of the facilities. Our at&t wifi and cells worked very well in the park. It had rained a lot so there were pools of water all over the... More 

Thank ARtraveling_2
Buffalo, New York
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

This park is beautiful. The beach is great. Close to the Tammany Trace for bike riding and Mandeville. I camped here for 8 days. The bathrooms are clean but lack paper towels and toliet paper. The washers and dryers are broken. Pick a camp site close to the beach as there are less mosquitos there. If you have dogs the... More 

1 Thank Amy P
New Delhi, India
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378 reviews
126 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Fontainebleau State Park, located short drive from New Orleans, is a beautiful park. It offers various activities. The tourist has the options of camping, enjoying the beach, watching dam, walking along trails, and many more. We spent the whole day in the park as we enjoyed the various activities in the park. It is nice to visit the park for... More 

1 Thank schroff
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53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the cabins on the water. Very nice! But very bare. We have traveled a good bit and have stayed in alot of cabins and such. This literally had the bare minimum. No pictures even, guides of what to enjoy,nothing. Husband and I were shocked being that it was absolutely beautiful. Well set up. A great place to... More 

2 Thank Leighanna U
Asheville, North Carolina
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139 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Fontainebleau State Park is filled with oak trees swathed in Spanish moss - typical of Louisiana scenery, but the lake views make it a very special place. In fact, Mandeville itself is filled with Louisiana history dating back to prehistoric times and the Revolutionary War. In the 1800s, Mandeville was a "getaway" place for the New Orleanians who came here... More 

1 Thank drmomaa

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