Guided Tours



PLEASE NOTE: GPS and smart phone map apps do not accurately bring you to these locations on Cane River. Oakland Plantation and Magnolia Plantation have two separate physical locations. Please follow these directions so that you will arrive in a timely manner.

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

NPS Photo: A. Jones

Group Tours

Guided tours are available Wednesday through Sunday. Groups of 10 or more are required to make a reservation at least two weeks prior to the visit. Reservations for tours of Magnolia Plantation and Oakland Plantation must be made through the park interpretive staff by calling 318-352-0383 ext. 200 or ext. 316. Groups that do not make a reservation may not be able to be fully accommodated.

Self-guided group tours of the main house at Oakland Plantation may be arranged with limited capacity.

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A ranger conducts a tour of Magnolia Plantation.
A Ranger shares the history of Magnolia Plantation with visitors.

NPS/ A. Jones

Public Tours

Oakland Plantation

Wednesday through Sunday Programs:

9:00 a.m. - Guided tour of the Oakland grounds and outbuildings. Meet at the Pavilion. Length: 45-60 minutes

Saturdays and Sundays:

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Self-guided tours of the Oakland main house with limited capacity

Magnolia Plantation

Wednesday through Sunday Programs:

2:30 p.m. - Guided tour of the grounds and outbuildings. Meet at the Plantation Store. Length: 45 - 60 minutes

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

Events, Education Programs, and More...

For more information, call 318-352-0383 ext. 316. Visit the park calendar for a complete list of ranger programs and events.

Teachers check out our curriculum-based, hands-on science, arts, and history education experiences in the park, virtually, and in your classrooms by visiting Education at Cane River Creole.

Please note that program schedules are subject to change. For updates, visit our Facebook page or call 318-352-0383, x316.

Last updated: March 4, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 925
Natchitoches, LA 71458


318-352-0383 x316

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