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Constructed in 1801, Oakley Plantation rests within the Audubon State Historic Site, a part of the Louisiana Office of State Parks in Historic St. Francisville, La. The park is located 20 minutes north of Baton Rouge off the Great Mississippi River Road, U.S. Hwy 61. Today 100 acres of the original Oakley Plantation, where artist naturalist John James Audubon stayed in the late summer of 1821 is open to the public.Using our world travel planner, Saint Francisville attractions like Oakley Plantation at Audubon State Historic Site can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
The site is open from 9am to 5 pm Tuesday - Saturday. The site includes an interpretive center and guided tours are offered daily of Oakley House from 10 am to 4 pm on the hour. Visitors may tour on their own the gardens, slave cabins, barn and kitchen of the plantation. The park has a nature trail, a covered picnic pavilion seating 50, and an open picnic area seating over 100.
Admission is $4.00 for ages 13-61, free for seniors 62 and older, and free for children ages 12 and under.
Oakley Plantation at Audubon State Historic Site reviews
This is a nice park. The home is impressively tall and stately. It’s over 200 years old and very interesting. The grounds are very nice, and some trails, although flat, bring you fairly deep into the.... more »
A group of 4 of us stopped in for a tour. Because of various circumstances, the tour was not guided, but there was a volunteer close by to answer questions. We were given a great pamphlet that... more »
Great place to bring the kids and learn about the past.
Much more historically significant than Rosedown.
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