10 Mysterious, Unusual Spots in Louisiana You Never Knew Existed

Louisiana is full of twists and turns and hidden places—do you know them all? Here at Only in Louisiana, we recently discovered a few of our favorite hidden places and are excited to share them with you. A special thank you to photographer Nikki Myatt Chisolm of Creole Closeup for some of her special photos for this post on mysterious hidden places in Louisiana!

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Did you know about all of these mysterious hidden places in Louisiana? Which one is your favorite? Are there any others that you would add? Let us know in the comment section!

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Mysterious Hidden Places In Louisiana

September 14, 2021

What are some other secret places in Louisiana?

Secret places and hidden gems can be found throughout every corner of the state. Some of these places can be found in our article, These 7 Hidden Places Are Louisiana’s Best Kept Secrets. Read to find out more about locations like Louisiana Castle, Briarwood, Holly Beach, and more. 

What is one of the most bizarre cemeteries in Louisiana?

If you enjoy bizarre, spooky places, you must visit the St. Roch Cemetery in New Orleans. Here you will find a Gothic-style chapel amidst the tombs. Inside the chapel, you’ll find a small room with gifts people have left, including some incredibly strange items. There have also been reports of a mysterious hooded figure as well as a dog. 

What are some of the most unique attractions in Louisiana?

There certainly are plenty of unique attractions around the state! Among the weirdest places in Lousiana are the Touchstone Wildlife & Art Museum in Haughton, the Abandoned Six Flags Amusement Park in New Orleans, and National Hansen’s Disease Museum in Carville.