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Address: Natchitoches, LA 71458
Phone Number: 318-356-5555
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Description: This area of Northwestern Louisiana blends a variety of cultures and...
This area of Northwestern Louisiana blends a variety of cultures and maintains numerous historical parks, landmarks and plantations.
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So beautiful

Could have walked along the Cane River for days. Just beautiful to sit under the canopy of trees enjoying the breeze & scenery. Watched the University of Texas rowing team... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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124 reviews 124 reviews
29 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Could have walked along the Cane River for days. Just beautiful to sit under the canopy of trees enjoying the breeze & scenery. Watched the University of Texas rowing team practice plus several others. Wife took pictures to show her die hard Longhorn fan mom. Just a wonderful setting checking out all the stores & enjoying a lot of great... More 

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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I love to visit the cane river. It's so beautiful and hanging out in Natchitoches for a day is fun. Great place to go on a pretty day.

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Longview, Texas
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245 reviews 245 reviews
40 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We truly like to visit historic Natchitoches. The old brick streets are narrow but inviting. The Cane River Lake is a perfect backdrop for a day of exploring Front Street.

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Grand Haven
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Tim was great - we were the only ones there for the tour so felt quite spoiled! Very rainy so we only toured the house but still very interesting and a nice way to spend a rainy afternoon.

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Arkansas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Very quiet drive with little traffic. Scenic landscape to enjoy, plantations to tour and alot of interesting history. Don't miss Oakland, Melrose, and Magnolia plantations. Oakland was our favorite and it's free!

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Robert, Louisiana, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is a great stop with lots of history. The ranger, Abby was very knowledgable and gave a great tour of Oakland Plantation. I would highly recommend.

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Houma, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

A beautiful place. It had quite a lot of history. The tour guide, Don was very knowledgeable. The grounds were beautiful and the out buildings were very well kept for something that is over a 100 years old.

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Lockwood,MO
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My mom is from Kinder, LA and so every time we go home to visit we take the back highways around Natchitoches, so happy it finally became recognized as a "trail". the views are spectacular along the lake. Take a walking tour of the the neighborhoods in town, many are older than you think, and the downtown area has some... More 

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Mandeville Louisiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I had not been to Natchitoches in several decades and remembered the front street and river front as run down and something to be avoided. This trip I was amazed and impressed at the difference. It is now restored and charming, and well worth a diversionary side-trip. Quaint and attractive, with the old downtown in top shape and the graceful... More 

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Rockwall, Texas
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81 reviews 81 reviews
32 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My friends and I LOVED touring two homes in the National Heritage Area. The docents were very informative. One charged a $10 fee. The signs around town helped us to navigate our way.

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