Creole Nature Trail  All-American Road

Plan to bring supplies (food, drink, mosquito spray, etc.) and get fuel for your vehicle before you head out on the All-American Road. The most up-to-date information is available on this website.  

Leave No Trace Proud Partner LogoAlligators, over 400 bird species, marshlands teeming with life, 26 miles of natural Gulf of Mexico beaches, fishing, crabbing, Cajun culture, and more can be experienced as you travel the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road. One of only 150 designated scenic byways in the USA, and affectionately known as Louisiana’s Outback, the Creole Nature Trail is a journey into one of America’s “Last Great Wildernesses. Start planning your visit today and be sure to pack in what you need and pack out anything you brought with you (pack it in, pack it out) to preserve the flora, fauna, and amazing viewing for future generations.  

An excellent way to begin your adventure is at Creole Nature Trail Adventure Point. Fun (and free), this is a wonderful way to familiarize yourself with this scenic byway and Southwest Louisiana through hands-on displays and visitor information before hitting the trail.  

Things To Do

Louisiana's Creole Nature Trail All-American Road is a hands-on opportunity to experience…


Services are limited in Louisiana’s Outback so we want to make sure you know where each…

Food & Drink

In Louisiana, we live to eat! As you wind your way along the Creole Nature Trail, take the…

East Side

A quick drive from the Visitor Center, you will not want to miss the Pintail Wildlife Drive…

West Side

One of only 43 All-American Roads in the United States, the Creole Nature Trail All-American…

Visitor Information Centers

Download the App

A FREE personal tour app is available in iTunes and Google Play (just search "Creole" or select from the links below). The app is available in English, Mandarin Chinese, French, German, Spanish and Japanese. Visiting from outside the USA? Click here for information. 

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