Lafourche Parish

AT A GLANCE

Parish Area

  • Total - 1473 sq. miles
  • Land - 1085 sq. miles
  • Water - 388 sq. miles

Escape into nature and experience the multitude of outdoor activities in Lafourche Parish. With great fishing around every bend, professional and amateur anglers alike will reel in their limit in the waters of Lafourche. If fishing isn’t your game, visit one of the many historic sites to enjoy the history and culture that engulfs Lafourche. An easy drive from several major cities, Lafourche Parish is a quick escape from the stress of urban life. And bird lovers will thrill to the wide variety of songbirds, water birds, waders, and raptors that flock here as they traverse the Mississippi Flyway.