The Country's Largest Swamp Is Right Here In Louisiana And You'll Want To Visit
By Jackie Ann|Published April 24, 2017
Louisiana native and LSU Alum (Geaux Tigers!), Jackie has lived in Louisiana for over three decades and currently lives in New Orleans. She's been writing for OnlyInYourState since 2016 and can often be found with a coffee at her side, dreaming of her next adventure.
In south central Louisiana you’ll find one of our country’s most magical natural resources, The Atchafalaya Swamp. Nestled in the heart of Cajunland, The Atchafalaya Swamp is more than just a swamp. It’s a major resource for the people who live around it, and a major contribution to our Cajun and Creole roots. Let’s take a look at some reasons why it’s so special.