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Atchafalaya National Heritage Area
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NameAtchafalaya National Heritage Area
DescriptionA Native American word, “Atchafalaya” (ah-CHA-fa-LIE-ah) means long river. Established in 2006, the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area stretches across 14 parishes in south-central Louisiana. Both a place and a concept, the heritage area is culturally rich and ecologically varied. It is home to Cajun culture, as well as a diverse population of European, African, Caribbean and Native-American descent. It also features beautiful scenery and abundant wildlife. Enjoy swamp tours, music, food, driving adventures and more throughout the Heritage Area.
Phone 1(800) 256-2931
Handicapped AccessibleNo
Last Updated11/21/2013
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