Lake Fausse Pointe State Park Maps

St Martinville, LA

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Lake Fausse Pointe State Park Description

Lake Fausse Pointe State Park occupies a 6,000-acre site in the Atchafalaya Basin. The area surrounding the park was formerly the home site of the Chitimacha Indians. From the middle 1700s, the region was dominated by French and Acadian farmers and trappers, although the Spanish were in control of the land from 1763 until 1802. It was during this period that a major influx of Spaniards emigrated to the New Iberia area, contributing to the cultural diversity of this section of Louisiana. Fishing, boating and canoeing opportunities abound. A boat launch gives visitors easy access to the labyri

: 30.061, -91.608
: 6,000 acres (24.28 km²)
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: Lake Fausse Pointe State Park