• Courtesy of Charles Ward

    Cane River Creole

    National Historical Park Louisiana

Operating Hours & Seasons

Pavilion with Visitors
Live music is a long-standing cultural tradition along Cane River.
NPS Photo
 

Cane River Creole National Historical Park consists of Oakland Plantation and the outbuildings of Magnolia Plantation. Grounds of both sites are open from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.. daily, and self-guiding maps are available on-site. A guided tour of the Oakland Slave/Tenant Quarters are available at 12:30 p.m. daily. The Oakland Plantation main house tour is conducted by a ranger every day at 1:00 p.m. Depending on staff levels, more tours may be available. Please call us at 318 356-8441.

Did You Know?

Magnolia Brick Slave Quarters

Brick was an uncommonly expensive and durable substrate for a slave structure. Most slave houses were built of planks or logs and were extremely drafty. Magnolia’s brick cabins with wooden floors provided a level of comfort seldom found in slave dwellings.