Stroll Through Four Different Ecosystems At Tickfaw State Park Near New Orleans

There are so many beautiful state parks within driving range of New Orleans, it’s worth your while to clear your weekend and explore some of them. Tickfaw State Park is just about an hour’s drive from the city and features 1,200 acres of some of the most beautiful natural scenery you’ve ever seen. Now that the weather is starting to cool down, it’s the perfect time to lace up those hiking shoes and set off on an adventure. Let’s take a closer look at what makes this state park so special.

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Louisiana has 21 state parks, and several of them are within driving distance of New Orleans. For more epic outdoor adventures, check out Bogue Chitto State Park, Fontainebleau State Park, or Bayou Segnette State Park.

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