Wedding pictures under the live oaks

The Live Oak trees at Oakland are almost 200 years old.

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The Oakland Pavilion has climate controlled restrooms, picnic tables, and electrical outlets.

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If a group wishes to retain private use of the pavilion or the grounds after-hours, arrangements should be made with park staff, and cost may be incurred to cover staffing. Examples of events like this could include weddings, family reunions, and film shoots. More information is available on the following link: Weddings and Family Reunions.

To gain access to park facilities after hours please complete the Special Use Permit Application and mail to: Superintendent, Cane River Creole National Historical Park, 400 Rapides Drive, Natchitoches, LA 71457, or FAX to (318) 352-4549. The Superintendent will review your request and get back to you.

Click here to read more about: Special Use Permits. For rules and regulations about commercial photography: Commercial Photography.

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