Cajun Prairie attractions

State Park in Cajun Prairie

Chicot State Park

A wonderful place to access the natural beauty of Cajun country. The excellent arboretum is fun for kids and informative for adults, and deserves enormous accolades for its open, airy design. Miles of trails extend …
Museum in Cajun Prairie

Prairie Acadian Cultural Center

This NPS-run museum has exhibits on rural life and Cajun culture, and shows a variety of documentaries explaining the history of the area. It's the perfect place to begin your exploration of the Cajun Prairie. Music…
Museum in Cajun Prairie


Visitors are welcome all day at KBON, 101.1FM, home of Cajun music, zydeco, swamp pop and all the other sounds of Acadiana. Browse the capacious Wall of Fame, signed by visiting musicians.
Museum in Cajun Prairie

Cajun Music Hall of Fame & Museum

This small collection of instruments and cultural ephemera caters to the die-hard music buff. Try to engage whoever is working on some tales of Cajun living and music.
Museum in Cajun Prairie

Opelousas Museum & Interpretive Center

Squatting sleepily alongside Hwy 49, Opelousas' historic downtown is home to this grandma's attic of exhibits, artifacts and esoterica related to the town.