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Fontainebleau State Park

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On the lake

NIce park on Lake Pontchartrain. We were there on a Tuesday morning in November and it was empty... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Linda H
Beautiful Campground on Lake

We camped here for a week while visiting our hometown and relatives. Unfortunately, there was a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Estes Park, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We camped here for a week while visiting our hometown and relatives. Unfortunately, there was a storm and we got deluged with rain most days with periods on no rain and sun. Still it is a beautiful park with friendly and helpful staff. The bathrooms...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GoneHiking2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We camped here in an RV -- had electric and water. Spotless comfort stations. Big pull-thru sites. Close to the Lake and hiking trails. Gorgeous sunsets by the Lake.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank El_Retiro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fontanbleu has some good sites and some up close, in your face sites. I prefer a bit of space. Go to the backside, considered more primitive but you're right next to regular sites. Great walking area, down to the water, early morning sunrise, good birding;...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LUCY C
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in a beautiful cottage on stilts over Lake Pontchartrain where we had beautiful accommodations, a clear view of sunrises and sunsets. visits by pelicans and egrets and blissful quiet. The park has camping facilities from primitive to RV and the cabins which house...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Yvonne L
Reviewed November 6, 2018

NIce park on Lake Pontchartrain. We were there on a Tuesday morning in November and it was empty. The wild hogs must have been hungry because they had torn up the grass throughout the whole park but we didn't actually see any.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Linda H
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Was unable to book one of the cabins over the lake during our visit but I made sure we took time to explore the park on a day pass. The visitor center at the sugar mill ruins was closed but we still enjoyed the short...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Living near the park has it’s advantages. I drive through regularly and see wildlife almost every time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank captbilly164
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Place is beautiful and has tons to do with the family. Some of the trees are low for tall RVs, but can drive in center to help.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fackelman
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We have visited the park a couple of times. Passed through just to check the place out before but this time we reserved a cabin and we really enjoyed it. The cabins are all over the water and are accessible via a long wooded ramp....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jen302
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a fabulous park with much to do! The beach is beautiful, great picnic facilities with gorgeous mossy trees and hiking trails.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wendyteach
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October 27, 2018|
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Response from Jules D | Reviewed this property |
on a leash, and not in cabins
September 9, 2018|
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Response from Bathfurnituredsgnr | Reviewed this property |
I wish I had a great answer for you! The weather could be anywhere from 30 degrees to 65 degrees. You just never know!
August 6, 2018|
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Response from Jules D | Reviewed this property |
In the cabin I was in, Cabin 9 the master bedroom had a bedliner but I am not sure about the bunk beds as no one slept on them, So I would recommend yeah bring your own liner, although the cabins are really clean
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Charise M
Thinking about a trip to La in May. (6 Replies)
I have never been to La. I feel that it's about time I check it out. I LOVE my alligators. I also love the idea of the bayous. I was thinking of staying at a bed and breakfast in Houma for a few days. Is Houma in a good place for that? I am also thinking of spending a couple days in New Orleans. I need to find a cheaper place to stay. Still looking for that. My husband is worried how safe it is. We are driving down, so is there an area that is better for parking? We are also thinking of...More
November 04, 2009|
Response fromskt54|
Yes, around Houma is a good place to check out the bayous. There are some good tours from there. I know nothing about the bed and breakfast. There are several inexpensive places to stay in NOLA. In what area are you interested? The Garden District, CBD, Marigny and the Quarter are all very safe areas. Parking can be a problem and is very expensive unless you find a place that includes it. The Provincial Hotel on Chartres includes parking. Other inexpensive places to stay include the St....More