This Mesmerizing Swamp Trail Near New Orleans Is Totally Worth The Drive
The weather is perfect right now to be spending your time outside. If you’re up for the drive, this swamp nature center is a picture perfect way to spend an afternoon.
The Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center is a 103 acre facility that’s dedicated to preserving and educating people about our wetlands and wildlife.
Kids and adults of all ages will have a blast here.
Visitors can enjoy walking over a mile of gravel and boardwalk paths that will lead you through the swamps.
Cypress-tupelo swamps, beech-magnolia and hardwood forests as far as the eye can see.
The area is home to scores of wildlife, so keep your eyes peeled for turtles, snakes, armadillos, foxes, hundreds of species of birds, and many more.
Coyotes, deer, and otters are also commonly seen from the trails.
There’s also a 9500 square foot building filled with live animal exhibits the kids will love.
Visitors will surly enjoy the live animal displays, learning about all the differently swamp creatures and even getting to hold a few!
They have multiple events throughout the year.
Including trail time for toddlers, a dog friendly event where you can bring your four legged friends to the trail, and swamp school which is nature-based education for kids ranging from ages 6-10.
You can find the Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center at
10503 N Oak Hills Pkwy, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70810.
Have you ever been? Let us know in the comments below!
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