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Creole Nature Trail

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Great trail

We visited this "trail" which is actually a nice paved road... Stopped at the pintail nature spot... read more

Reviewed March 8, 2018
Don H
Kirkland, Washington
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Beautiful Self-Guided, Self-Paced Tour

This was a lazy cloudy morning, perfect for cruising the trail. We drove completely around the... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2017
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Mar 10, 2018
“Not a lot to see”
Mar 8, 2018
“Great trail”
A 180 plus mile long journey that offers travelers a leisurely exploration of nature and wildlife
La Hwy 27, LA
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

We drove the loop and most of it wasn't anything special. We drove through the Pintail Nature Drive and it was pretty good. We saw several gators along one stretch. We stopped in Cameron at the Anchors Up Grill and got some very good cheeseburgers.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ma0471
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

We visited this "trail" which is actually a nice paved road... Stopped at the pintail nature spot and observed lots of big Gators from the car during the short drive.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Don H
Reviewed June 5, 2017

This was a lazy cloudy morning, perfect for cruising the trail. We drove completely around the loop, saw some interesting sights, beautiful views, saw the Gulf of Mexico from another point of view, took the Ferry. Saw the creatively that has gone into home replacement,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank TennesseeTraveler99
Reviewed March 20, 2017

I have been along the Creole Trail many times. Every Time I have been along the trail there are always many things to photograph. Just beautiful landscape and many birds and outstanding sunsets and sunrises on Holly Beach. This trip will not be a wast...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed March 13, 2017

We have traveled Hwy 27 for many years through Hackberry and down to Holly Beach. We had information that led us to go the East side of Calcasieu Lake down Hwy. 27 to the visitor center and Pintail Drive. Oh my! We were not disappointed....More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank parisgypsy
Reviewed December 6, 2016

You can do lots of birding right from the car, which is good - as we had a lot of rain both days. The birding was great. On the boardwalk on Pintail Drive, we saw two otters. We stayed in Cameron one night at the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank OutHikng
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles and the Eastern portion of this scenic highway is only 1 hour away . The Pintail wildlife Drive and boardwalk was incredible. Basking on the side of this gravel road loop, we saw a total of...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Catherine E
Reviewed July 5, 2016

We took that road in may, was really fun and beautiful. Passes through wetlands. The ferry cost 1$. Near the end, there is a lot of nice beaches and cool houses on pilotis. Not so many place to eat tough.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Josianne D
Reviewed April 29, 2016

Were not going to do the entire trail but wanted to go to Pintail Wildlife drive which was closest to Lake Charles. I didn't have the correct directions so called and was given directions but could not find it. The next day we went by...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank L H
Reviewed April 13, 2016

If you have time to ride the entire 180 miles, that would be fun! We didn't quite have time for that. We started east of Lake Charles and took 27 South. The best part of the whole deal was the Pintail Wildlife drive. It's a...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank sally8363
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