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St. Bernard State Park

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Louisiana's only state park located to the Mississippi River is situated just 19 miles from the lively activities of New Orleans's French Quarter. The tranquil and quiet setting provides all of the natural charm and peace of a site remote from population centers St. Bernard State Park is the perfect spot for visitors seeking a natural experience, but who do not wish to stray from from civilization. Close to Lake Pontchartrain and the Gulf of Mexico, the park provides 51 improved campsites, excellent access to boating, fishing and water-based activities. The woods, surrounding wetlands and a man-made lagoon system provide many other opportunities for recreation.

Location: 501 St Bernard Parkway, Braithwaite Louisiana 70092 Telephone 504-682-2101 Toll Free: 888-677-7823

Other Louisiana State Parks nearby:
(Westwego) Bayou Segnette State Park
(Mandeville) Fontainebleau State Park
(Mandeville) Fontainebleu State Park
(Braithwaite) St. Bernard State Park
(Braithwaite) St. Bernard State Park

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