Plan Your Visit

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Visitors enjoy a leisurely lunch at Magnolia Plantation.


Good planning is the key for an enjoyable visit. Find essential information for your trip below. If you have additional questions, you can email us for a ranger to assist you.
The grounds, trails, and visitor restrooms are open daily at Oakland and Magnolia Plantations from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Guided tours are reguarly avalable, along with self-guided and audio tours. Many of the plantation outbuildings are available for viewing Wednesday through Sunday at both sites.
**The Oakland Plantation Main House is only open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for self-guided tours.**

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    Read the directions to travel to both Oakland Plantation, and Magnolia Plantation.

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    Operating Hours

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    Visit the Park Bookstore

    The park store has a wide range of books, media, historical toys, Louisiana specialties, original artwork, and other items available.

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    Kids and Youth

    Become a Jr. Ranger, take part in activities, and more!

Last updated: May 15, 2022

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