Louisianans have been struggling to make exciting going out plans for a while now, but this weekend, that all changes. Louisiana state parks are reopening this weekend with the exception of three, and they've missed you just as much as you've missed them. Below are eight parks you have to stop by and get some much-needed vitamin D!

Lake Bruin State Park

Price: Free - $3

Address: 201 State Park Rd., St Joseph, LA

Why You Need To Go: Louisiana is filled with gorgeous greenery, and this state park has hogged quite a bit of it for itself.

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Sam Houston Jones State Park

Price: Free - $3

Address: 107 Sutherland Rd., Lake Charles, LA

Why You Need To Go: You'll snap some breathtaking pics while taking a long, easy hike through this landscape.

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Palmetto Island State Park

Price: Free - $3

Address: 19501 Pleasant Rd., Abbeville, LA

Why You Need To Go: Get your lifejackets ready because canoeing here is something you can't miss out on.

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Fontainebleu State Park

Price: Free - $3

Address: 62883 LA-1089, Mandeville, LA

Why You Need To Go: The feeling of sand in between your toes is totally attainable at this lovely Louisiana nature spot.

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Jimmie Davis State Park

Price: Free - $3

Address: 1209 State Park Rd., Chatham, LA

Why You Need To Go: Jimmie Davis sits right on a lake, so leaving here without fishing is out of the question.

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North Toledo Bend State Park

Price: Free - $3

Address: 2907 N Toledo Park Rd., Zwolle, LA

Why You Need To Go: It's one of the country's largest man-made reservoirs!

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Tickfaw State Park

Price: Free - $3

Address: 27225 Patterson Rd., Springfield, LA

Why You Need To Go: There's over a mile of incredible boardwalks to take a nice, peaceful walk along.

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Chemin-A-Haut State Park

Price: Free - $3

Address: 14656 State Park Rd., Bastrop, LA

Why You Need To Go: Take a canoe into a tree hole for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.


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