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Forests, Arboretums and Gardens in Louisiana

Louisiana's national forest, Kisatchie covers seven parishes and boasts old growth pine and bald cypress groves, bayous and ample recreation opportunities. Alexander State Forest in Rapides Parish consists mostly of bottomland hardwood and southern yellow pine and houses Indian Creek Recreation Area.

Biedenharn Museum & Gardens, Monroe

Hilltop Arboretum, LSU, Baton Rouge

Laurens Henry Cohn, Sr. Memorial Plant Arboretum, Baton Rouge

Louisiana State Arboretum, Chicot State Park

Louisiana Tech Arboretum, Ruston

New Orleans Botanical Garden, City Park


You can also explore Louisiana's outdoor recreation further at any of the state parks, preservation areas and historic sites.