Poverty Point’s Hiking Trail Will Take You Through The Oldest Attraction In Louisiana

Located in northeastern Louisiana, Poverty Point is one of the most unique historical attractions in the entire state. Built over 3,500 years ago, Poverty Point is a World Heritage Site, joining the ranks of famous historic sites like the Great Wall of China, Stonehenge in England and the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt. Whether you’re a history buff or a nature lover, Poverty Point appeals to everyone, including kids of all ages. It’s the perfect destination to mark your calendars for a late spring/early summer outdoor adventure. Let’s take a closer look.

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Address: 6859 LA-577, Pioneer, LA 71266, USA