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    Cane River

    National Heritage Area Louisiana

For Kids

Ranger with Jr. Rangers, Photo by CRNHA
Junior Ranger Badges presented by Ranger Randy at Cane River Creole National Historical Park.

Natchitoches National Fish Hatchery
615 South Drive
318-352-5324 or http://natchitoches.fws.gov
Visit the Aquarium and tour the hatchery. School groups welcome.

Natchitoches Parish Library
450 Second Street
Check for Special Children's Events
Admission free. Groups welcome.
For detailed information call:
    318-357-3280
or visit
    www.youseemore.com/natchitoches

Alligator Park & Show
Alligators Up Close & Personal
Open Daily April 15 - August 15
Weekends August 15 - October 15
10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
Admission:  $6.50 Adults
            $4.95 Ages 3 to 12
            Free ages under 3
            Group rates available
For information call:
    318-354-0001 or 877-354-7001
or visit:
    www.alligatorpark.net

Fort St. Jean Baptiste - Office of State Parks
155 rue Jefferson
Admission: $2.00 Ages 13-62
Experience a bit of colonial history
Groups welcome.
For more information call:
     318-357-3101 or 888-677-7853
or visit
     www.lastateparks.com/fortstj/
Photo by Cane River National Heritage Area

Did You Know?

Couple gardening in heritage area, Photo by NPS

The City of Natchitoches, Louisiana located in the Cane River National Heritage Area is also known throughout the nation as the "City of Lights," because of the annual Christmas Festival which takes place the first Saturday in December.