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Cities And Towns Along The Byway

Church Point
Crowley
Eunice
Eunice Area
Grand Coteau
Krotz Springs Area
Mamou
Opelousas
Opelousas Area
Rayne
Rayne Area
Sunset
Ville Platte
Ville Platte Area
Washington

Nature & Wildlife

Grand Coteau
  • Academy of the Sacred Heart 1821 Academy Road Riding stables and arena for Academy students. Riding lessons offered in summer.

    Sunset
  • Knollwood Farm Equestrian Center 149 Knollwood Lane, Sunset. Horseback riding instruction and stables.
  • LaCaboose Bed & Breakfast 145 S. Budd St., Sunset certified wildlife backyard habitat.

    Opelousas
  • South City Park RV Campground 1489 South Market Street Sixty sites with full hookups.
  • Indian Hills Country Club 18 hole regulation length public golf course.

    Opelousas Area
  • Arnaudville Boat Launch located on the banks of Bayou Fuselier behind St. Francis Regis Catholic Church
  • Bayou Teche Recreational Vehicle Park 100 Bayou Drive, Port Barre Recreational vehicle park owned and operated by the Town of Port Barre. It consists of forty-eight sites with full hookups. Located on the banks of the Bayou Teche.
  • Port Barre Public Boat Launch on the banks of Bayou Courtableau off of Hwy 103 at Hwy 741 (new)
  • Leonville Boat Launch on Bayou Teche just across from Town Hall.

    Washington
  • Washington Public Boat Launch Bayou Courtableau behind Festival grounds.
  • Washington Campground Hwy 10 North, Rustic campground of 30 sites situated along Bayou Courtableau. Water, electricity & shower room provided. French spoken.
  • Thistlethwaite Wildlife Management Area Washington

    Krotz Springs Area
  • Indian Bayou Area located in heart of the Atchafalaya Basin, the world's largest freshwater swamp wilderness. Managed by Corps of Engineers, this public access area of 28,000 acres offers hiking, ATV trails, birding, boating, hunting and fishing. Boat launch from Butte La Rose off of I10. Access to this area is via US Hwy. 190 exit at Krotz Springs and take LA Hwy 105 south about 11.5 miles or from Interstate 10 take Butte La Rose exit and follow the levee road north 5.6 miles to the sixth parking area on the left.
  • Sherbune Wildlife Management Area - the area encompasses 40,000 acres within the Atchafalaya Basin, Offers hunting, fishing, ATV trails, trapping, camping, hiking, bird watching, photography, Also has a shooting range and boat launches. Accessed by Hwy 975 that connects with Hwy 190 near Krotz Springs on the north and Interstate 10 at Whiskey Bay on the south.
  • Rodney Krantz Campground U.S. Highway 190
  • Perry's Atchafalaya River Campground, Levee Road (South), Krotz Springs R5

    Melville
  • Long River Lodge and Upland Gamebird Preserve Quail preservation area, hunting and clay shooting. Comfortable Rustic Lodging

    Rayne
  • City of Rayne Camp Rally Facility 300 Frog Festival Drive Large recreational vehicle park with 602 full-service hookups. Site of numerous RV rallies held annually, including many national conventions that are major social and entertainment events.

    Rayne Area
  • Acadian Oaks Campground Roberts Cove Road (Louisiana Highway 98) Small and quiet recreational vehicle park and tent camping.
  • Cajun Pines Golf Course

    Church Point
  • Saddle-Tramp RV-Campground 1036 East Ebey Street
  • Fifty full-service hook-ups, large club house with fully equipped kitchen, and large, covered pavilion with a band stand.

    Crowley
  • Rice Arena South Cherokee Road Multipurpose, open-air arena used for horse riding, barrel racing, livestock shows, and other events including 4-H and FFA events.
  • LSU Agricultural Center
  • LSU Rice Experiment Station
  • Bayou Bend Golf Course and Health Club 427 West Hoyt Avenue
    Eunice
  • Eunice Country Club 226 Country Club Drive, Nine-hole course, Private tennis courts and pool.
  • Eunice City Lake Hwy 190 West; Public boat launch
  • Eunice City Walking Trail Maple Ave., Paved walking trail open to the public
  • Cajun Prairie Habitat Preservation Society Restoration Site Corner of Magnolia & MLK.

    Eunice Area
  • Cajun Campground 5552 U.S. Highway 190 (East) Lovely, shaded campground located on Bayou Doza. Over 135 sites includes full hook-ups, tent sites, rental cabins, outdoor pool, several pavilions, and fishing. Just 4 miles east of Eunice.
  • L'Acadie Inn 259 Tasso Loop. Seventeen RV sites with full hook-ups & cable TV. Playground, outdoor pool & fishing lake.

    Mamou
    Campgrounds and Recreational Vehicle Parks
  • Bamboo Recreational Vehicle Park 5527 Veteran Memorial Highway (Louisiana Highway 13) Minimalist RV park with full hookups.
  • Lake View Park & Beach 1717 Veteran Memorial Highway(Hwy 13 North) campground, water sports.

    Ville Platte Area
    Campgrounds and Recreational Vehicle Parks
  • Chicot State Park LA Hwy. 3042 Campgrounds for RV's and campers tent grounds for rent as well as cabins and several lodges. There are many hiking trails, bridges, boardwalks and nature paths. Also available is a swimming pool and bath house facilities along with fishing dock and boat launch and boats to rent.
  • Crooked Creek Recreational Park 1300 Sandy Beach Road, Pine Prairie Boating, camping, campgrounds with RV hookups and 11 cabins to rent. Swimming, boating and fishing available.
  • Miller's Lake LA Highway 95

    Roads and Trails
  • Chicot State Park Hiking Trail Chicot State Park, Louisiana Highway 3042 Twenty-two mile trail system around Lake Chicot. Facilities along the trail include four trailheads, six backcountry camping sites, and bridges and boardwalks in low-lying areas.
  • Sudie Lawton Trail Louisiana State Arboretum, Louisiana Highway 3042 Three miles of hiking trails amid some of Louisiana's oldest and most magnificent trees, steeply cut ravines, a breathtaking forest under story, and a forest floor covered with a variety of ferns and wild flowers.
  • Veteran's Memorial Highway (Louisiana Highway 13)
  • Louisiana Highway 95 Miller Lake
  • Cocodrie Lake
  • Bayou Cocodrie
  • Marish Bayou Wildlife Management Area
  • Mahoua Creek

    Hunting Farms
  • Pinta Farms Whitetail Hunts
  • Jay Hawk Plantation Boar Hunts
  • Interesting Sites And Sounds Along The Byway
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