Don and Pat Curtis of Bull Shoals, Arkansas.

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Volunteers are the backbone of the National Park Service; we simply could not do the work we do if not for the thousands of volunteers who give of their time and experience. Cane River Creole National Historical Park offers volunteer opportunities for everyone; we welcome groups, couples, and individuals who have a passion for the National Park Service.

Volunteer Jim Stacey of Houston, Texas

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What do you like to do? You can give house tours, greet visitors at the the park pavilion, or mow the grass. We would like to match your talents with our needs.

Locals are encouraged to volunteer, or if you have a camper we can accommodate you as well. If you stay in the park with your camper you must work a minimum of 32 hours a week. Some of the benefits include access to 30 and 50 amp electrical service, water, conveniently located waste water dump, and on-site trash removal. Well behaved dogs and cats on a leash are also welcome.

The park is located next to the Shell beach boat launch on Cane River , so bring your boat. If you like to explore we are four hours from New Orleans and Dallas, and three hours from Houston and Little Rock.

The nearest town is Natchitoches. Natchitoches was just voted #1 Southern Small Town by USA Today readers and where you can find most modern conveniences.

If you are interested give us a call at 318-356-8441.


Last updated: May 16, 2016

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Mailing Address:

400 Rapides Dr. ( Headquarters and Administrative offices)
Natchitoches, LA 71457


(318) 352-0383 x101
Oakland Plantation - 318-352-0383, ext. 316 Magnolia Plantation 318-352-0383, ext. 316 Headquarters - 318-352-0383, ext. 101 (Monday-Friday)

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