Basic Information

Weather in central Louisiana can be unpredictable. Summers are hot and humid. Winter is relatively mild with measurable snowfall every 5-10 years. Average rainfall is approximately 55-60 inches per year. The area is also subject to severe thunderstorms, hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes. Visitors might want to bring hats, umbrellas, and drink plenty of water. Please check the local weather forecast before planning your visit to the park.

Entrance Fees:

Entrance Fees - $0.00

No fees

Oakland Plantation Store

The park does not have a visitor center, though the Oakland Plantation Store is the park's main visitor contact station. Inside the store you'll find historic exhibits, NPS passport stamps, Junior Ranger books, and a gift shop.


Last updated: August 6, 2017

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Mailing Address:

400 Rapides Dr. (Headquarters)
Natchitoches, LA 71457


(318) 352-0383 x316

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