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Walking Tours

Discover why Natchitoches has been a destination of travelers since 1714 and take a FREE guided walking tour of the Natchitoches National Historic Landmark District!

The tour is designed to provide a general overview of Natchitoches and the Cane River region, covering the following topics: the Cane River region prior to European contact; the French & Spanish colonial period; antebellum plantation culture and period; Reconstruction and tenant farming; architectural history; and Creole and Catholic culture, history, and customs. This tour is family-friendly and meant to engage all ages!

Tour Information
Tours begin at the Natchitoches Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (Located at 780 Front Street).
For extensive group tours, please contact Cane River National Heritage Area in advance at 318.356.5555.

Hours of Operation:
September 1- April 30: Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at 11 AM & 2 PM; Wednesday and Saturday, 11 AM

May 1- August 31: Tuesday-Saturday at 9:30am.

Weather and staff permitting.

Free Admission
This program is a collaboration between Cane River National Heritage Area and the Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission.