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Wheelchair friendly vacations along Louisiana’s Coast

While everyone loves the outdoors, not everyone is physically able to enjoy it in the same way.  So while some may like adventure biking or offshore fishing, others may prefer a quiet nature walk or a great spot to watch the sun set.

Louisiana is proud of the many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors for those in wheelchairs or who don’t get around as well as they used to.  Below is a partial list of wheel chair and walker friendly parks and businesses you may want to check out:

St. Tammany Parish:
Fontainebleau State Park – includes a nature walk through the marsh and a fishing pier
Sunset Point fishing pier in Mandeville
St. Tammany fishing pier (brand new in Slidell)
St. Tammany Trace

St. Bernard Parish:
The Chalmette Battle Field Los Islenos Museum in St. Bernard 

Jefferson Parish:
Lafitte Nature Walk and the Jean Lafitte Nature Preserve

Cameron Parish:
Sabine National Wildlife Refuge
3000 Holly Beach Hwy. Hackberry

Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge
5476 Grand Chenier Hwy.
Grand Chenier

Pintail Wildlife Drive
Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge
Bell City

Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge
209 Nature Rd.
Lake Arthur

Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge
1428 Hwy. 27

Calcasieu Parish:
Brimstone Museum
900 S. Huntington
Sulphur, LA 70663
Phone: (337) 527-0357

DeQuincy Railroad Museum
218 East Fourth St.
DeQuincy, LA 70669

Imperial Calcasieu Museum
204 W. Sallier
St. Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: (337) 439- 3797

Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu
809 Kirby/In the Central School Arts & Humanities Center
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: (337) 430-0043

Terrebonne Parish
Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum
7910 Park Avenue
Houma 70364

A Cajun Man’s Swamp Cruise
251 Marina Drive
Gibson 70356

Munson’s Swamp Tours
979 Bull Run Road
Schriever 70395

Southdown Plantation House/The Terrebonne Museum
1208 Museum Drive
Houma 70360

Chauvin Sculpture Garden
5337 Bayouside Drive
Chauvin 70377

Downtown Art Gallery
630-630 Belanger Street
Houma 70360

Regional Military Museum
1154 Barrow Street
Houma 70360

8124 Hwy 56
Chauvin 70344

St. Francis de Sales Cathedral
500 Goode Street
Houma 70360

Historic District in Downtown
Houma 70360

Terrebonne Parish Library
151 Library Drive
Houma 70360

Photo Credit: Fontainebleau State Park

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