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Address: New Iberia, LA
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More than 240 bird species have been identified frequenting this small and...

More than 240 bird species have been identified frequenting this small and shallow lake.

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Close to New Iberia for a water experience

This little lake is very close to New Iberia with an easy boat launch if you want to just spend a some time on the water, watch some birds and probably see some alligators and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 April 2014
Cajuncass
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New Iberia, Louisiana
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Walker, Louisiana
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9 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Worst place ever should be called dead lake never again..... was gonna stay night now looking for a different spot don't even want to stay in this city.....

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1 Thank Susan E
Martinez, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

Loved the back history about this lake. Breakfast overlooking the lake and remnants of the brick chimney.

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Louisiana
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228 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Cool breezes from the nearby Gulf Of Mexico make this a nice stop in the springtime. There are lots of local things to do and see in area New Iberia is just 15-20 minutes away.

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Thank LAHarleyGal
New Iberia, Louisiana
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is the most interesting lake at sunrise ...makes the most beautiful pictures ..Perfect for picnics and families close to New Iberia

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1 Thank Ted N Linda M
Pineville, Louisiana
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36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

A drive through this great escape from the mad and rushing world is well worth the time and nominal fee of $2. The man at the gate welcomes you with his huge, warm smile. On our drive through we spotted several beautiful deer quietly moving from the lake area to the bamboo thickets. They even paused on the road and... More 

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1 Thank Donna S
New Iberia, Louisiana
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166 reviews
35 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014

This little lake is very close to New Iberia with an easy boat launch if you want to just spend a some time on the water, watch some birds and probably see some alligators and turtles. There's no real picnic area, but we take a blanket to spread out and that works for us. We wish there was a real... More 

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1 Thank Cajuncass
Beckley, West Virginia
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77 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2014

This lake is very pretty to look at but as for fishing and picnicking it's not much. The old lady (keeper of the gate) is very rude and could care less if you visit or not. When I first came here I just wanted to look at the place and when I asked her if we could just drive thru... More 

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11 Thank TerryKeen
New Iberia, Louisiana
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

I am handicapped, and use a motorized bicycle to enjoy the outdoors. Today I took a ride to Spanish Lake, just a few miles from my home, and rode around the gravel road that surrounds it. About halfway around the road, I was approached by a very rude woman in an SUV. She was very angry at me, and told... More 

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Arnaudville, Louisiana
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2013

My dad took us fishing there a lot. It is so quiet and peaceful. Good fishing. We never went boating but they have a boat ramp.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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65 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2012

Just a nice, quiet place to get away for a day. We like to go discover the different places that La. has to offer. It is not the greatest, but it is peaceful and full of birds.

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