Not Many Know The Fascinating Story Behind Lake Peigneur In Louisiana

If there’s one thing that’s true about Louisiana, it’s that we have some of the most beautiful waterways in the country. One of the most beautiful lakes in Louisiana happens to be Lake Peigneur, which you’ll find just off the tip of Vermilion Bay in Iberia Parish. More than 30 years ago, a disaster struck and changed the lake forever, and you might remember this historic event. Let’s check it out.

Have you ever visited Lake Peigneur, or remember the drilling accident? Let us know in the comments below.

The lake is easily visible from the Rip Van Winkle Gardens. If you’d like to visit Rip Van Winkle Gardens, now is a perfect time and you can learn all about this beautiful place in our previous article.

Address: Lake Peigneur, Louisiana, USA