Guided Tours

Ranger Rodney Meziere talks with visitors in the parlor of the Oakland Main House
Ranger Rodney Meziere talks with visitors in the Oakland Main House parlor.

NPS Photo: A. Jones

Oakland Plantation

Monday through Friday:

Staff conduct tours through historically furnished rooms of one of two remaining Slave/Tenant Cabins and the Main House.

10:30 a.m. - Guided tour of the Main House. Meet at the Plantation Store. Tour size is limited to 15 people per tour. Length: 45 minutes

1:00 p.m. - Guided tour of the Slave/Tenant Cabin. Meet at the cabin. Length: 20 minutes

1:30 p.m. - Guided tour of the Main House. Meet at the Plantation Store. Tour size is limited to 15 people per tour. Length: 45 minutes

Saturday and Sunday:

Self-guided tours of the Main House are available from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - Guided tour of the Oakland grounds and outbuildings. Meet at the Pavilion. Length: 45 minutes

Magnolia Plantation

Staff conducts tours of the grounds and outbuildings.

Daily Programs:

2:30 p.m. - Guided tour of the grounds and outbuildings. Meet at the Plantation Store. length: 45 minutes

The main house at Magnolia Plantation is privately owned and is not open to the public.

Please note that program schedules are subject to change. For updates visit our Facebook page or call 318-352-0383, ext. 316.

Group Tours

Groups of 10 or more are required to make a reservation at least two weeks prior to the visit. Reservations must be made through the park interpretive staff by calling Barbara Justice at 318-352-0383 ext. 200.

Please keep in mind only 15 visitors are allowed in the Oakland Main House on any given tour. Please plan accordingly.

 
Ranger Rodney Meziere walks with visitors to the brick slave/tenant cabins at Magnolia Plantation
Park Ranger Rodney Meziere leading a tour of the grounds of Magnolia.

NPS photo: A. Jones

Last updated: October 1, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

400 Rapides Dr. (Headquarters)
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Phone:

(318) 352-0383 x316

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