PLEASE NOTE: GPS and smart phone map APPS do not work on Cane River. Please follow these directions so that you will arrive in a timely manner.
4386 Highway 494 Natchez, La 71456
To reach Oakland Plantation, take I-49 to Exit 127, Flora/Cypress. Turn left (east) on LA Highway 120 toward Cypress. Cross over LA Highway 1 onto LA Highway 494. Follow Highway 494 for 4.5 miles; the visitor parking lot will be on the left.
From Downtown Natchitoches: Proceed over the Keyser Avenue Bridge. Once on Keyser, drive approximately 12 miles until you reach the visitor parking lot on the right. DO NOT get off this road; it leads to the park.
From Park Headquarters: Proceed south along Rapides Drive, heading out of town. Merge onto Highway 1 and continue for approximately 4 miles. At the town of Natchez, turn left onto Highway 119 at the yellow blinking light. Follow Highway 119 for .5 miles and then turn right onto Highway 494. Once on Highway 494, drive 2.5 miles until you reach the park on the right.
5549 Highway 119 Derry, La 71416
To reach the grounds of Magnolia Plantation, take I-49 to Exit 119, Derry. Head east on LA Highway 119. Cross over LA Highway 1 and proceed for 2 miles. The grounds of Magnolia Plantation are on the right. The main house at Magnolia is privately owned and not open to the public.
From Park Headquarters: Proceed south along Rapides Drive, heading out of town. Merge onto Highway 1 and continue south for 16 miles. At the village of Derry, turn left on Highway 119 for 1.25 miles until you reach the park on the right.
Please give us a call if you need help. 318-352-0383, ext 316.
GPS Coordinates from the city visitor center on Front Street.