The Cane River National Heritage Area is conveniently centered around historic Natchitoches, Louisiana. Natchitoches is located between the cities of Shreveport, Louisiana to the northwest and Alexandria, Louisiana to the south. Both Shreveport and Alexandria have airports and flight connections to Houston, Dallas, and Atlanta.

If you are traveling by car, Natchitoches is located six miles east of Interstate 49 on Highway 6. From Dallas, Texas take Interstate 20 to Shreveport and exit on I-49 traveling south. From southern Louisiana, take I-49 north. From points in central Texas and Mississippi, follow Highway 6 to Natchitoches.

Visit the Natchitoches Convention and Visitors Bureau website for more information or call 1-800-259-1714.

Oakland landscape and fog
Oakland Plantation at Cane River Creole National Historical Park.

NPS Photo.

Last updated: July 28, 2017

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Mailing Address:

Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc
1115 Washington Street

Natchitoches, LA 71457



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