Attractions

Attractions for Cameron Parish are listed below. Make sure to visit the Recreational Areas and Parks pages for additional local recreation areas.

Three mile driving loop through moist soil wetlands managed by the US Fish & Wildlife Service to provide feeding/resting habitat for wintering waterfowl. Excellent viewing of a variety of wildlife (lots of alligators!) as well as migratory birds year round. Huge waterfowl populations for viewing and photography opportunities in the fall and winter. There is a also a half mile accessible boardwalk with viewing scopes.

Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge
Bell City 29° 56' 45.8808" N, 93° 5' 5.3808" W
Open year round, sunrise to sunset.
(337) 598-2216

Established in 1920, Rockefeller Refuge originally encompassed 86,000 acres of wilderness. Due to coastal erosion, less than 76,000 acres currently remain. The refuge boasts the highest alligator nesting densities in the United States. Visit Price Lake Nature Drive, a five-mile drive into Rockefeller Refuge where you can observe a wide variety of wildlife and birds from the road or from an observation tower. Other activities at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge include bird watching, shrimp, crabbing and fishing.

5476 Grand Chenier Hwy.
Grand Chenier 29° 43' 59.142" N, 92° 49' 51.0744" W
Refuge Office is open 7 am - 5:30 pm, Mon.-Fri.; Refuge is open from dawn to dusk
(337) 491-2593
337-538-2165

Maritime Historic Lighthouse circa 1856. Listed on the National Register of Historic Sites. Exterior viewing only. La 82 (1 mile east of Causeway Bridge linking Louisiana and Texas); turn off LA 82 on Lighthouse Road

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Johnson Bayou 70631
seashore_ct@yahoo.com
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(337) 515-7155

1.5 mile handicap accessible walk over impounded freshwater marsh. Includes boardwalks, trails, observation decks, signs and interpretive materials. Excellent site for nature photography. Port-O-lets available on site along with handicap accessible observation tower and five rest shelters along the trail.

Sabine National Wildlife Refuge
n/a 29° 51' 59.5584" N, 93° 27' 21.0888" W
Open year round, sunrise to sunset.
(337) 598-2216

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