Get Up Close With Animals At Louisiana Global Wildlife Center

You don’t have to travel all the way to Africa to have an amazing safari experience. Luckily, there’s a unique park right here in Louisiana that the entire family will enjoy. The Louisiana Global Wildlife center has more than 900 acres of free-roaming wildlife that are available for you to explore, and along the way you’ll come across some very hungry little fluffs. Louisiana Global Wildlife Center is a once-in-a-lifetime kind of experience that you’ll remember forever.

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Address: 26389 Louisiana 40, Folsom, LA 70437, USA
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Louisiana Global Wildlife Center

February 19, 2021

What are the best outdoor activities in Louisiana?

Outdoor explorers will find no shortage of adventures in Louisiana. The Pelican State is a nature lovers dream, and any one of our 21 state parks are ideal for an outdoor adventure. If you prefer to sink your toes in the sand, head down to Grand Isle where you can not only relax on the miles of sandy beaches, but at Grand Isle State Park, you can camp right on the beach. For a more woodsy environment, head up to the Kisatchie National Forest. Louisiana’s only national forest features over 600,000 miles of rolling hills and piney forests to explore, not to mention countless primitive trails that will show you an entirely new side of Louisiana.

What can I do with kids in Louisiana?

Entertaining kids can be a challenge no matter what state you’re in. For little ones with an affinity for animals, you can’t go wrong with a day spent at New Orleans’ iconic Audubon Zoo, home to hundreds of exotic animals. While you’re in the area, be sure to visit the Aquarium of the Americas, another Audubon attraction.

What are the most unique parks in Louisiana?

Looking to spend some time in a more natural setting? Luckily, you’ve plenty of options. One of the most unique parks in Louisiana is Gators & Friends, a blend of a petting zoo, adventure park, and alligator farm. Located in the Shreveport area, this unique park in Louisiana features everything from high-speed go-karts to thrilling zip-lines. During the warmer months, Cajun X Cables water park is a unique park that the whole family can enjoy. This unique park allows riders to experience water sports like waterskiing and wake boarding from the comfort and safety of a 20-acre man-made lake with an electric cable system that will have you riding the lake like a pro.

Address: 26389 Louisiana 40, Folsom, LA 70437, USA