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Address: New Iberia, LA
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More than 240 bird species have been identified frequenting this small and...

More than 240 bird species have been identified frequenting this small and shallow lake.

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Close to New Iberia for a water experience

This little lake is very close to New Iberia with an easy boat launch if you want to just spend a some time on the water, watch some birds and probably see some alligators and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2014
Cajuncass
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New Iberia, Louisiana
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Martinez, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Loved the back history about this lake. Breakfast overlooking the lake and remnants of the brick chimney.

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Thank harrismh
Louisiana
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203 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Cool breezes from the nearby Gulf Of Mexico make this a nice stop in the springtime. There are lots of local things to do and see in area New Iberia is just 15-20 minutes away.

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Thank LAHarleyGal
New Iberia, Louisiana
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

This is the most interesting lake at sunrise ...makes the most beautiful pictures ..Perfect for picnics and families close to New Iberia

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1 Thank Ted N Linda M
Pineville, Louisiana
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A drive through this great escape from the mad and rushing world is well worth the time and nominal fee of $2. The man at the gate welcomes you with his huge, warm smile. On our drive through we spotted several beautiful deer quietly moving from the lake area to the bamboo thickets. They even paused on the road and... More 

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1 Thank Donna S
New Iberia, Louisiana
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161 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This little lake is very close to New Iberia with an easy boat launch if you want to just spend a some time on the water, watch some birds and probably see some alligators and turtles. There's no real picnic area, but we take a blanket to spread out and that works for us. We wish there was a real... More 

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1 Thank Cajuncass
Beckley, West Virginia
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64 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

This lake is very pretty to look at but as for fishing and picnicking it's not much. The old lady (keeper of the gate) is very rude and could care less if you visit or not. When I first came here I just wanted to look at the place and when I asked her if we could just drive thru... More 

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10 Thank TerryKeen
New Iberia, Louisiana
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I am handicapped, and use a motorized bicycle to enjoy the outdoors. Today I took a ride to Spanish Lake, just a few miles from my home, and rode around the gravel road that surrounds it. About halfway around the road, I was approached by a very rude woman in an SUV. She was very angry at me, and told... More 

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11 Thank jefuchs
Arnaudville, Louisiana
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

My dad took us fishing there a lot. It is so quiet and peaceful. Good fishing. We never went boating but they have a boat ramp.

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Thank redfox1957
Lafayette, Louisiana
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63 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Just a nice, quiet place to get away for a day. We like to go discover the different places that La. has to offer. It is not the greatest, but it is peaceful and full of birds.

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Thank 2Bsure
Lydia,LA
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Here's a place for a nice picnic n fishing. The fishing is better at Cypremort Point plus, there's a sandy beach at the point. :) But, to get away from alot of traffic and just be able to enjoy a lakeview is nice. There's also cabin/apartment rentals for those wanting to spend the night. Cypremort Point has cabins,too. but, you... More 

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