The cuisine within Cane River National Heritage Area is as unique as the region's culture and heritage. Hungry visitors can sample such favorites as Creole gumbo, Natchitoches' famous meat pies, and fried catfish along with many other wonderful Cane River dishes.
For dining information contact:
Natchitoches Convention and Visitors Bureau phone: 800/ 259-1714 or visit www.natchitoches.net
St. Augustine Catholic Church 2006 Fair, Photo by CRNHA
Front Gate, Photo by John Lees
Oakland Front Gate as seen down scenic Cane River Lake, Photo by John Lees
Boat photo by John Lees
Boat and boat dock on Cane River Lake.
Oakland Plantation Slave/Tenant Cabin
Many descendants of enslaved people continued living in these structures into the 1960s.
Cane River Lake provides recreation and adds to the beauty of the downtown district,
Did You Know?
A 19-member Commission currently guides Cane River National Heritage Area programs and activities. The Commission members are appointed by the Secretary of the Interior and represent a cross-section of the community.