1115 Washington Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Cane River National Heritage Area in northwestern Louisiana is a largely rural, agricultural landscape known for its historic plantations, its distinctive Creole architecture, and its multi-cultural legacy. The central corridor of the heritage area begins just south of Natchitoches, and extends along both sides of Cane River Lake for approximately 35 miles. The heritage area includes Cane River Creole National Historical Park, seven National Historic Landmarks, three State Historic Sites, and other places.
Weather in central Louisiana can be unpredictable. Summers are typically hot and humid, and winters are relatively mild. The area is also subject to severe thunderstorms, hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes. Visitors should be prepared for changing weather conditions.
Cane River NHA - $0.00
Cane River NHA does not charge a federal entrance fee, however, partners may charge entrance fees, and may have separate operating hours. See http://www.canerivernha.org/, for more information