• Courtesy of Charles Ward

    Cane River Creole

    National Historical Park Louisiana

Fees & Reservations

Antique hay bailer at Magnolia plantation
Antique Hay bailer at The Magnolia Gin barn.
NPS photo

Currently there are no fees to visit Oakland or Magnolia plantations. However, reservations are suggested for groups larger than 15 people. Both plantation grounds are open daily from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. There is a daily house tour of Oakland at 1:00 p.m. everyday. The house at Magnolia is closed and tours are not offered.

Did You Know?

Oakland Tenant Houses

The Slave/Tenant Quarters and Ruins at Oakland Plantation are remnants of a larger community, which extended for a quarter-mile southward along the river. After the Civil War, sharecropper and tenant farmer families continued to live in these quarters as late as the 1970s.