Cane River National Heritage Trail, Natchitoches

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Scenic Walking Area · Scenic Drive
Cane River National Heritage Area in northwestern Louisiana is a largely rural, agricultural landscape known for its historic plantations, Creole architecture and multicultural legacy. Historically, this 116,000-acre region lay at the intersection of French and Spanish colonial realms. Today it is home to a unique blend of cultures, including French, Spanish, African, American Indian and Creole.
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  • The whole area is beautiful with the amazing old live oaks, lawns and beautiful fields. The gorgeous old homes are traffic stoppers. We will definitely be back when it's a bit cooler.  more »
  • Only saw the Oakland Plantation due to flooding in the area. Learned about pigeonaires and how people of the area lived for many years. While I liked seeing a piece of history, it made me really sad.....  more »

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