Photo by Steven Peterson


Location: Southwest Louisiana, near Lake Charles, 2 hours from Houston International Airport

Description: One of only 43 designated All-American Roads in the USA, the Creole Nature Trail is a natural outdoor wonderland where you can view world-class alligator populations, over 400 bird species annually and other marsh creatures right from your vehicle, or as you walk on boardwalks right into the marsh. Visit 26 miles of accessible natural Gulf of Mexico beaches perfect for shelling. Top-notch fishing, hunting, crabbing, boating and nature photography distinguish it as a recreational paradise for all ages and abilities! Free personal tour app in multiple languages - search "creole" in your app store.


Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Anne Taber Klenke
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  • 337-502-4347