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Cane River Creole National Historical Park

400 Rapides Dr, Natchez, LA 71457-3100
+1 318-356-8441
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Totally different from the plantations down south

We spent a lovely two days driving up and down, visiting the Creole plantations. We had a... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2016
Trish L
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Plain Disappointing

I hate to give a poor review to an NPS site, but this one deserves nothing more. Overall, the site... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2016
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Attractions at this historical park include the land and buildings of the Oakland and Magnolia plantations.
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400 Rapides Dr, Natchez, LA 71457-3100
+1 318-356-8441
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

We spent a lovely two days driving up and down, visiting the Creole plantations. We had a spectacular Ranger- Tim who was very informative and personable. We have visitied several Antebellum homes in the BTR, NOLA and Natchez area-- but these plantations are much more...More

2  Thank Trish L
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I hate to give a poor review to an NPS site, but this one deserves nothing more. Overall, the site is moderately curated. Each structure could use more context for those on the self-guided tour, which is almost everyone since the THREE rangers can only...More

2  Thank DukeOKC
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We make a point to stop at any NPS sites along our travel route as we can. We were a little tight one time the day we came here, which meant self-guided tour of the Oakland Plantation. The main house was being worked on, but...More

1  Thank Cassie W
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We have visited a lot of places run by the National Parks Service. This one is well worth the visit if you can take the house tour at Oakland Plantation. When we visited in April 2016, there was only one tour at 1 pm. The...More

Thank CKT808
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our walks around the plantation grounds. We were unable to tour the houses, as one was being worked on and the other is a private residence. The staff was helpful and enthusiastic. The surrounding area is also a great place for birdwatching!

Thank Roaming_Rowes
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Came here during the holiday season and was given free hot chocolate and cookies! They had crafts for kids on this particular day as well. The house was still available for a free tour and the granddaughter of one of the owners gave the tour...More

Thank wmcbryde21
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

It was great and the cell phone tour is very interesting and helpful! The ranger wasn't really friendly but I didn't mind because the tour was so interesting! I would recommend it to anyone that loves history

1  Thank Paige B
Reviewed 4 July 2015

This place is indeed beautiful, however, we expected a little bit more out of the Rangers that were there. First of all, please keep in mind that there are 2 locations. If you want to see the plantation house you need to go to a...More

3  Thank Frances V
Reviewed 13 November 2014

I've been wanting to visit Magnolia Plantation for years, but my husband never would make the drive from NOLA. A friend & I visited Shreveport and I wanted to show her a plantation since she'd never been to Louisiana and I figured this was my...More

1  Thank KCHolle
Reviewed 2 May 2014

Great tour of the house by a very knowledgeable ranger. Very enjoyable and interesting. Good map and information and lots of authentic items from the last 200 years.the ranger made it great. Don't miss this one!

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Sarah Jane H
3 July 2016|
Response from CKT808 | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of open spaces, so I think you could take you dog.