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Bayou Segnette State Park, Westwego

#11 of 36 in Nature in Louisiana
State Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Bayou Segnette State Park offers the best of everything. Just a twenty-minute drive across the Mississippi River from New Orleans, a multitude of recreational opportunities awaits visitors of all ages -- boating, fishing, camping, canoeing, hiking, picnicking, playgrounds and, of course, swimming in the wave pool, as well as an ecosystem that offers you the chance to spot plants, trees and wildlife from both swamps and marshland.

Both salt and freshwater fishing are available because of the park's unique location. From the boat launch, you may explore many areas not readily accessible by overland routes. Catches of bass, catfish, bream, perch, redfish and trout are common in the area.

On land, picnic areas are available for the whole family, and the playgrounds will delight the children. Group shelters are also a perfect spot for large groups to gather.

After you have splashed the day away in Bayou Segnette's popular wave pool or skipped across any one of the adjacent waterways by boat, you will be glad you took the time to sit back and watch nature at play--for the wildlife is abundant and the vegetation worth closer study.
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  • We stayed here over a long holiday weekend. Lots of campers, but it didn't feel overrun. Had the pool to ourselves for about an hour Monday morning. Campsites are spacious but surrounded by water in....  more »
  • We found this place and wanted to go down catch crabs and fish from the floating cabins. We arrived and within 5 mins the alligators started coming up wanting food. It seems the people who stay...  more »
  • Nice, quiet park grounds are very well kept and RV spots are nice and level asphalt. Staff is helpful with any questions but the rangers are very busy it's a hot park to be at. Bath house is a little smaller three shower and three restroom stalls all together but we didn't have any problems waiting for facilities. The cabins look great and we even considered renting one the next time we are there instead of taking the RV. Wildlife is abundant especially the armadillos at night time. Bring bug spray though!
  • Its was so fun! Me and my friends went on a boat and went tubing. Then we jumped out of the boat to go swin with life jackets on. We also brought a trailer and spent the night, there is a grill AND a fire place! There is also a nice pool. We saw lots of animals.

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