• Courtesy of Charles Ward

    Cane River Creole

    National Historical Park Louisiana

Permits

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.

To gain access to park facilities after hours please complete the Permit Request 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.

Did You Know?

Prud'homme Store

The plantation store opened on Oakland Plantation after the Civil War, sharecroppers and tenant farmers continued buying supplies for family and farming at the Prud'homme Store until 1983. For 50 years a Prud’homme family member served as postmaster at the Bermuda Post Office located inside.