• Courtesy of Charles Ward

    Cane River Creole

    National Historical Park Louisiana

Things To Do

Cane River music festival
Visitors enjoying the annual music festival at Oakland plantation.
NPS Photo

Visitors of all ages can find enjoyable activities at both Oakland and Magnolia plantations. Activities include cell phone tours, the Junior Ranger program, collecting Civil War trading cards, and pecan picking in the fall. Picnic tables are available at both plantations.

Grounds are open daily from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Click below to download self guided maps of both plantations.



Did You Know?

Oak Allee

The shaded avenues of live oak trees were called "Allées". In addition to sheltering the house entrances from strong Louisiana sunlight, the trees helped to cool by drafting breezes from the river.