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    Cane River

    National Heritage Area Louisiana

Fees & Reservations

Oakland Plantation House at Cane River Creole National Historical Park, Photo by John Lees
Welcome to Cane River National Heritage Area!

Information on reservations and operating hours for individual sites contact the Natchitoches Convention & Visitors Bureau

781 Front Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457

phone:  800/259-1714
fax:    318/352-2415

Email: est1714@natchitoches.net
Web site:  www.natchitoches.net

For more information on Cane River National Heritage Area:

phone:  318/356-5555
fax:    318/356-8222

Email: info@caneriverheritage.org
Web site:  www.caneriverheritage.org

Cane River Creole National Historical Park -
Magnolia Plantation Complex (National Park Site) Open daily, 8a.m. 4p.m. - No Admission
Oakland Plantation (National Park Site)Open daily 8a.m. - 4p.m. -No Admission

Kate Chopin House - Historical Site Closed as Fire Destroyed site Oct. 2008 

Magnolia Plantation Big House - Privately owned, Admission charged - hours vary

Melrose Plantation - Open daily except Closed on Mondays, 12p.m. -4p.m.- Tour Times 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m.; 3:00 p.m. Admission - Adults, $10.00; Students/Children $5.00
Closed on  Major Holidays

National Historic Landmark District - Open daily and free

Adais Indian Nation Cultural Center and Museum - Open daily, 9a.m. - 5p.m., Admission, Adults $6.50, Ages 3-12 $4.75, Children under 3 Free

Fort St. Jean Baptiste - Open daily, 9a.m. - 5p.m. Admission - $2.00 (ages 13 -62)

Fort Jesup State Historic Site - Open daily, 9a.m. - 5p.m., Admission $2.00 ages 13-62

Los Adaes State Historic Site - Open by Appointment Only

**Admission prices are subject to change without notice.
Oakland Plantation Main House, Photo by John Lees

Did You Know?

Badin-Roque House, Photo by John Lees

Badin-Roque House is one of a handful of structures remaining in the U.S. built in the style known as "poteux en terre" (post in the ground). The bousillage house offers a view of Cane River Creole frontier life.