Enjoy a leisurely road-trip to the “End of the Road,” or veer off the beaten path and hike along paths laden with blackberries and armadillos to explore abandoned World War II bunkers. Spend a morning in an artist workshop at the largest collection of post-larval fishes in the world and then check off your birding list in a parish home to thousands of birds. From horseback riding and ecotours through the delta to historic plantations and forts, Plaquemines Parish is a land waiting to be explored.

Our Expansive Wetlands

Plaquemines Parish lies on the lower Mississippi River Delta where fresh, brackish and saltwater converge to create one of the nation’s most diverse ecosystems. From our marshes and ponds to our lakes and bays, you’ll find an incredible spectrum of wildlife all flourishing across our parish’s 2,567 square miles of beautiful wetlands.

If you love the outdoors, there’s no shortage of things to do and see in Plaquemines Parish.

There's so Much to Explore

The area spanning Plaquemines Parish is vast. In fact, this one location accounts for an astounding 14% of the entire nation’s wetlands. There is always more to explore, and there are countless ways to experience it - by land, air, and sea.

  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Birding
  • Eco-Tours
  • Airboat Rides
  • Seaplane Tours
  • Historic Tours