Atchafalaya National Heritage Area

Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Cajun Coast

A Native American word, “Atchafalaya” (ah-CHA-fa-LIE-ah) means long river. Established in 2006, the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area stretches across 14 parishes in south-central Louisiana. Both a place and a concept, […]

Atchafalaya Basin Geotrail

Atchafalaya Basin GeoTrail Cajun Coast

The Atchafalaya Basin Geotrail is a series of twenty-four (24) geocaches that have been placed in and around the Atchafalaya Basin to highlight important features and to help tell the […]

Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail

Atchafalaya Water Heritage Area Cajun Coast

Water is an abundant natural resource in Louisiana and over time, has shaped many communities. The Atchafalaya National Heritage Area is a vast area with terraces, riverbeds, swamps, and marches. […]

Motorcycle Trails

Bikers on the Bayou Cajun Coast Motorcycle Trails

Celebrate 50 years of the iconic movie, Easy Rider¬© (1969) which starred Dennis Hopper, Peter Fonda, and Jack Nicholson. This low-budget counterculture film follows Billy (Dennis Hopper) and Wyatt (Peter […]

Centerville Wildflower Walk

Centerville Wildflowers Walk Cajun Coast

We want to beautify the park in Centerville, Louisiana. We want to foster a sense of community and happiness through our community. What better way than through the volunteers planning […]

Bayou Teche Scenic Byway

This 125-mile route winds through three parishes: St. Mary, Iberia and St. Martin. The Bayou Teche Scenic Byway is home to two distinct cultures-the French Cajun culture of the upper […]