Operating Hours & Seasons
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?
The quarters at Magnolia Plantation were used by slaves for little more than ten years of the approximately 110 years that they were occupied. Generations of free working men and women and their families lived in these houses since emancipation.