Baton Rouge KOA

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Reserve: 800-562-5673

Info: 225-664-7281


7628 Vincent Road

Denham Springs, LA 70726

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Local Area Attractions

Fairs and Festivals

February 25 – 27, 2011
Family Gras: Metairie, LA (877)572-7474 or visit

March 11 – 13, 2011
Independence Sicillian Heritage Festival: Independence, LA, (985)517-9131 or visit

March 18 – 20, 2011
Amite Oyster Festival: Amite, LA, (985)748-7156

March 18 – 20, 2011
Annual Audubon Pilgrimage: St. Francisville, LA, (800)789-4221 or visit

April 2, 2011
Kite Fest Louisiane: Port Allen, LA, (225)344-2920 or (800)654-9701 or visit Family fun, professional kite flying, free entry.

April 7 – 10, 2011
French Quarter Festival: Music beckons from stages arrayed around the Quarter, with over 275 hours of free music from some 800 local musicians scheduled across 18 stages. Every genre of music is represented, from traditional and contemporary jazz, to rhythm and blues, New Orleans funk, Zydeco; to brass bands, folk, opera and gospel. Jackson Square hosts the “World's Largest Jazz Brunch” with over 75 booths dishing up food and drinks from New Orleans great restaurants. New Orleans, LA, (504)522-5730 or

April 8 – 10, 2011
Strawberry Festival: The 36th annual Strawberry Festival has ripened into a Louisiana celebration second only to Mardi Gras in magnitude. Past festivals have drawn as many as 300,000 people to take part in rides, games, music, food, and of course, the finest Louisiana strawberries. Friday, 4 p.m. – 10 p.m; Saturday, 8 a.m. – til, Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Memorial Park & North 6th Street, Ponchatoula, LA, (504)917-7045 or

April 15 – 17, 2011
Birdfest 2011: various locations in St. Tammany and Tangipahoa parishes. Featuring birding trips, photo workshop, photo shoot, Louisiana cuisine, backyard and garden tours, and more. (985)502-2242

Spring Powwow American Indian Celebration: Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales. Native American dancing, drumming, storytelling, crafts, food, music and more. (504)837-6085

April 16, 2011
Southdown Festival: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Southdown Plantation House and Museum, 1208 Museum Drive, Houma. Homemade crafts, fine arts featured throughout more than 300 booths. $4.00 admission, kids under 12 admitted free. All proceeds benefit Terrebonne Historical & Cultural Society. (985)851-0154

April 16 – 17, 2011
Angola Spring Rodeo & Arts And Crafts Festival: Gates open at 9 a.m. and Rodeo begins at 2 p.m. Lots of inmate-made Hobbycraft items for sale, including; jewelry, leathercraft, paintings, woodworking, toys and more. There will be great food for sale including; BBQ Ribs, hamburgers, jambalaya, and much more. Tickets are $15.00. Call (225)655-2030, 655-2607 or 655-2042, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. or go to

April 17, 2011
Baton Rouge Earth Day 2011: Noon – 8:30 p.m., downtown Baton Rouge, including Galvez Plaza, Old State Capitol and Governmental Plaza. Activities for all ages, animal encounters, educational stations, hands-on craft activities, and live music all day. Free

April 17 – 18, 2011
Springfest 2011: Livingston Parish Fairgrounds, Livingston. Live music, entertainment, midway rides, games, photo ops, antique car show, food booths with BBQ, jambalaya, fried fish and more. Tickets are $10.00 at the gate each day. (985)796-5853

April 29 – May 1, 2011
Italian Festival: Not Italian? No problem-- celebrate Italian heritage with authentic Italian food, parades, rides, live entertainment, arts & crafts and much more. Friday, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – midnight; Sunday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Our Lady of Pompeii Baseball Park, 14418 Market Street, Tickfaw, LA. (985)878-6081

April 29 – May 8, 2011
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: Continuous musical performances on 12 stages with groups such as Bon Jovi, Neville Brothers, John Mellencamp, Jimmy Buffet, Pete Fountain, Kid Rock, Willie Nelson, Robert Plant, John Legend and many more. In addition to the music, the Heritage Fair offers its incomparable array of food (more than 100 varieties available), as well as contemporary and folk crafts. Everything happens at the New Orleans Fairgrounds, 1755 Gentilly Boulevard, New Orleans, LA. Visit for details.

April 30, 2011
Denham Springs Spring Festival: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Antiques for sale, arts & crafts, unique gifts, food booths, rides and children's activities. Bring the pets this year for the pet costume contest. Antique Village, Denham Springs, LA (225)284-8231 or visit

April 30 – May 1, 2011
Fest For All: Baton Rouge's home-grown festival continues to grow; far too much to list here. Admission is free. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sunday, 12 noon – 6 p.m. All along North Boulevard, in the Shaw Center, and on the grounds of the Old State Capitol. For more information call (225)344-8558 or visit

May 6 – 8, 2011 BREAUX BRIDGE CRAWFISH FESTIVAL: 3 days, 3 stages and 30 bands, crawfish-eating contest, souvenirs, Cajun dance contest, Cajun cooking demonstrations, parade, arts & crafts and much more. Parc Hardy, Breaux Bridge, LA (337)332-6655 or

May 26 – 29, 2011
Jambalaya Festival: The 44th annual festival offers world champion jambalaya served daily, live music and entertainment, carnival rides, cooking contests, arts & crafts and much more. Gonzales, LA. Visit

May 28 – May 29, 2011
Bayou Country Superfest: LSU's Tiger Stadium is anything but “Death Valley” for this event. This years line-up includes Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney, Sugarland, Zac Brown and the Zac Brown Band, Trace Atkins, Billy Currington, Luke Bryan, Jason Michael Carroll, Josh Thompson and Lee Brice. Baton Rouge, LA. For details, visit

JULY 1 – 3, 2011
Essence Music Festival: New Orleans, LA, (504)587-3822 or

JULY 1 – 4, 2011
Mandeville Seafood Festival: Mandeville, LA, (985)624-9762 or Food, music, arts and crafts, fireworks, classic car show. On the shore of Lake Ponchatrain. Admission $10.00 (kids under 10 and seniors over 65 free).

July 15 – 16, 2011
Swamp Pop Music Festival: Denham Springs, LA, (225)698-3615 or

September 2 – 5, 2011
76th Annual Shrimp & Petroleum Festival: Morgan City, LA, (985)385-0703 or

October 1, 2011
Denham Springs October Fest: Denham Springs, LA, (225)698-3615 or

October 8 – 9, 2011
Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival: Madisonville, LA, (985)845-9200 or visit

October 14 – 16, 2011
Andouille Festival: LaPlace, LA, visit

October 15 – 16, 2011
Oldies But Goodies Fest: Port Allen, LA (225)344-2920 or (800)654-9701 or visit Celebrate the 50s, 60s, & 70s with live music, antique car show, food and beverage vendors and more.

October 19 – October 20, 2011
Washington Parish Free Fair: Franklinton, LA, visit

October 27 – November 6, 2011
Greater Baton Rouge State Fair: Baton Rouge, LA, (225)755-3247 or visit 46 years of thrills, chills and family entertainment. The largest midway in south Louisiana. Musical entertainment every night. Admission charged.

November 7 – December 13, 2011
Louisiana Renaissance Festival: Hammond, LA, (985)429-9992 or (866)249-1138 or visit Live jousting, shopping, food and entertainment.

November 12 – 23, 2011
Three Rivers Art Festival: Covington, LA, (985)871-4141 or visit

December 1 – 25, 2011
Reflections Of The Season: Port Allen, LA, (225)344-2920 or (800)654-9701 or visit Christmas light display. Open daily except Monday. Enjoy entertainment, wagon rides, crafters, Santa and more on Friday and Saturday nights.

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Plantation Homes and Gardens

Magnolia Mound Plantation
2161 Nicholson Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Magnolia Mound Plantation's educational tours and classes teach the public about the early plantation period of Louisiana and our Creole heritage.

The Myrtles Plantation
7747 U. S. Hwy. 61
St. Francisville, LA 70775
(225)635-6277 or 800-809-0565
Lovely circa 1796 National Register property is known to be one of America's most haunted homes. Daily guided history tours. Friday and Saturday evening mystery tours by reservation.

Nottaway Plantation
31025 La. Hwy. 1
White Castle, LA 70788
(225)545-2730 or (866)527-6884
Experience antebellum grandeur, in a history tour of one of the South's largest plantation homes. Featuring a new mansion restaurant and gardens.

Rosedown Plantation
State Historic Site
12501 La. Hwy. 10
St. Francisville, LA 70775
(225)635-3332 or (888)376-1867
Earliest 19th century gardens in America with thirteen historic buildings and a mansion house.

Destrehan Plantation
1034 River Road
Destrehan, LA 70047
(985)764-9315 or (877)453-2095
Closest plantation to New Orleans, eight miles from the airport. Tours, craft demos, exhibits of original Thomas Jefferson document and 1811 slave revolt.

Evergreen Plantation
4677 La. Hwy. 18
Edgard, LA 70049
National landmark of 37 buildings, 22 slave cabins, cultural history tour and alley of 100 moss-draped oaks. Tours at 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Hermitage Plantation
38308 La. Hwy. 942, River Road
Darrow, LA 70725
The beauty and grace of the Old South are reborn again at Hermitage Plantation, Louisiana's earliest known Greek revival mansion (drive-by only).

Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
40136 La. Hwy. 942, River Road
Darrow, LA 70725
(225)323-8314 or (225)473-9380
View 16 acres of the finest gardens. Tour 16 rooms of this grand Greek Revival mansion and enjoy the casual dining restaurant. Voted 2009 Attraction of the Year.

Laura: A Creole Plantation
2247 La. Hwy. 18, River Road
Vacherie, LA 70090
(225)265-7690 or (888)799-7690
Named one of “Louisiana's Top Travel Attraction.” Tours authentically detail 200 plus years in the lives of Creole Plantation owners, women, slaves and children.

Oak Alley Plantation
3645 La. Hwy. 18, River Road
Vacherie, LA 70090
(225)265-2151 or (800)463-7359
“Grande Dame of the Great River Road.” National Historic Landmark, circa 1839. Famous for its ally of 300 year old oaks.

St. Joseph Plantation
3535 La. Hwy. 18, River Road
Vacherie, LA 70030
An authentic tour of a Creole sugar plantation. Explore original slave cabins and exhibits about early plantation life. Many guides are descendants.

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Golf Courses

Greystone Golf & Country Club:
18 holes over 6,954 yards with a par of 72
9214 Greystone Drive
Denham Springs, LA 70726-6475
(225)665-6744 ext. 1
Located 3 miles from the center of Denham Springs, LA

The Oaks At Sherwood Golf Course
18 holes over 6,475 yards with a par of 72
1655 Sherwood Forest Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70815-5459
Located 5 miles from the center of Denham Springs, LA

Santa Maria Golf Club
18 holes over 6,879 yards with a par of 72
18460 Santa Maria Pkwy.
Baton Rouge, LA 70810-6053
Located 8 miles from the center of Denham Springs, LA

Webb Park Golf Course
18 holes over 6,341 yards with a par of 72
1351 Country Club Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70807-7021
Located 10 miles from the center of Denham Springs, LA

City Park Golf Course
9 holes
1442 City Park Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808-1037
Located 12 miles from the center of Denham Springs, LA

Dumas Golf Course
18 holes over 6,647 yards with a par of 72
2400 Lavey Lane
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Located 13 miles from the center of Denham Springs, LA

Louisiana State University Golf Club
18 holes over 6,727 yards with a par of 72
Nicholson & Burbank
Baton Rouge, LA 70893
Located 14 miles from the center of Denham Springs, LA

The First Tee At Clark Park Golf Course
18 holes over 2,800 yards with a par of 34
2301 Thomas Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70807-1969
Located 14 miles from the center of Denham Springs, LA

Pelican Point Golf Club, Links At Pelican Point Course
18 holes over 7,102 yards with a par of 72
6300 Championship Court Drive
Gonzales, LA 70737-8179
Located 18 miles from the center of Denham Springs, LA

Pelican Point Golf Club, Lakes At Pelican Point Course
18 holes over 6,500 yards with a par of 71
6300 Championship Court Drive
Gonzales, LA 70737-8179
Located 18 miles from the center of Denham Springs, LA

Copper Mill Golf Club
18 holes over 6,866 yards with a par of 72
2100 Copper Mill Drive
Zachary, LA 70791-7358
Located 18 miles from the center of Denham Springs, LA

Fennwood Hills Country Club
9 holes over 3,194 yards with a par of 36
6003 Fennwood Drive
Zachary, LA 70791-2201
Located 20 miles from the center of Denham Springs, LA

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Cajun Food at its Best

Ralph & Kacoo's Louisiana's #1 Cajun Seafood Restaurant! Serving Crawfish, Gumbo, Alligator, Crab, Shrimp, Oysters and many other Cajun delicacies since 1969. (225) 766-2113

Mike Anderson's Seafood Restaurant serves delicious South Louisiana Seafood in a casual, friendly atmosphere to locals and visitors from all over the world. We use the freshest jumbo lump crabmeat, gulf shrimp, pond raised catfish, salty oysters and spillway crawfish available. The atmosphere is casual, the service is friendly and the decor is nautical with beautiful saltwater aquariums. (225) 766-7823.

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Outdoor Adventures For All Ages

Tiki Tubing: 33203 La. Hwy. 1019, Denham Springs, LA (225)223-1156 or visit
Tiki Tubing has a 3 hour and a 5 ½ hour float trip that starts with a short bus ride up the road where you will meet up with your tube on the beach entry point and you will float back to the Tiki Tubing beach. The Amite River is smooth and slow moving. The trip can take longer if you stop on the sand bars to enjoy the beauty of the river and its surroundings. The water is not too deep in most places and travels at a very nice leisurely comfortable relaxing pace. You can bring your own refreshments and have a picnic right on the water. It's a great family activity that's very relaxing and easily enjoyed by young and old alike.

Tiki Zip Line: 33203 La. 1019, Denham Springs, LA (225)223-1156 or visit
Want to explore your adventurous side? Then you need to visit us here at Tiki Zip Line! It is a unique and adrenaline-filled adventure that supplies you with a mile of free-wheeling zip activity. A canopy tour is an adventure like no other you will experience. It consists of a network of cables that are strung from one tower to another high above the ground. Riders travel along the wire via a specially-designed harness that is safe and secure as its glides along the zipline. The force of gravity propels the rider along the cable, giving the rider the feeling of flying through the air in the majesty of nature until you reach the next platform where you get to do it all over again.

Baton Rouge Zoo: 3601 Thomas Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70807 (225)775-3877 or visit
The #1 year round family attraction in Baton Rouge! Over 1,800 animals that call BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo home, await you in the beautifully landscaped Zoo. You'll enjoy the Otter Pond, the Realm of the Tiger, L'aquarium de Louisiane, featuring the fish, reptiles and amphibians of Louisiana. Take a stroll through Parrot Paradise where you'll see rare and colorful birds from the tropics. Youngsters of all ages love the Kids Zoo, complete with a playground and hands on animal encounters with farm animals! Your visit is not complete without a scenic ride on the Cypress Bayou Railroad for a narrated tour of the Zoo on the sidewalk White Tiger Tram. Food concessions are available at the Flamingo Café and great souvenirs and gifts can be purchased at the Safari Post!

Bayou River Boat Adventures: 11191 River Highlands Dr., St. Amant, LA 70774 (225)698-6956, (877)263-9750 or visit
Gators gone wild on the bayou. Discover boating, Louisiana style. It's not your average swamp tour; it's an adventure! A division of Tickfaw Water Taxi.

Blue Bayou/Dixie Landin': 18142 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70810 (225)753-3333 or visit
Two great parks for one great price. More than 60 rides and attractions. Fun for kids of all ages.

Audubon Aquarium Of The Americas: 1 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, (504)298-4629 or (800)774-7394 or visit
A top five aquarium with sharks, otters, jellies, a rare white alligator and a 400,000 gallon Gulf of Mexico exhibit.

Audubon Insectarium: 423 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, (504)581-4629 or (800)774-7394 or visit
Visit Audubon Insectarium and be amazed, amused and surprised by what the largest group of the smallest animals on the planet can show you.

Audubon Zoo: 6500 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, (504)581-4629 or (800)774-7394 or visit
A top five zoo with 1,500 animals in natural habitats including rare white alligators in the swamp exhibit. See komodo dragons and rare white tigers.

Entergy Imax Theatre: 1 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, (504)581-4629 or (800)774-7394 or visit
Entergy IMAX Theatre features 3D and 2D films.

Global Wildlife Center: Robert, LA, (985)796-3585 or visit
Is this Africa or Louisiana? It's easy to forget where you are as you travel on safari through the expansive wildlife preserve of Global Wildlife Center. In a natural and wild setting, over thirty species intermingle peacefully as they roam freely across the 900 acres of rolling hills. Your tour guide will educate and entertain you, while you enjoy the safari in custom built covered wagons, with padded seating, pulled by tractors.

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