Checklist for a Successful Visit:
See the checklist below to assure you have planned the perfect visit, and know the information you will need before you arrive.
Check the Current Alerts & Conditions
Always check the most up to date alerts and conditions before visiting. You can find this information under Alerts & Conditions.
Know the Opperating Hours
View the park's current operating hours and seasons. Most visitors spend between 1-2 hours at each Oakland Plantation and Magnolia Plantation. To see the entire park, budget between 3-4 hours.
Directions - Road Closure Alert
Cell phone apps, and other GPS services are incorrect in providing directions to the park units. In addition, a road closure changed the route to Magnolia Plantation. Use the Directions Page to receive correct instructions.
Plan Your Things to Do
Have a plan for your Things to Do before you arrive. Note that the plantation outbuildings are available Wednesday through Sunday at both sites. The Oakland Plantation Main House is only open Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Download the NPS App - Save Park for use Offline
To enhance you visit - download the NPS App onto your mobile devices, such as phones or tablets. The NPS App is currently available for iOS- and Android-powered devices. It can be downloaded for free through the App Store and Google Play. Don't forget to save Cane River Creole NHP for offline usage before you visit!