St. Tammany Parish, New Orleans North - tourist attractions, lodging, map, b&b, events, restaurants, recreation, tours
Recreation in the St. Tammany Parish Area
The Tammany Trace is a scenic 31-mile recreational corridor for pedestrians, bicyclists, equestrians, rollerbladers, and joggers
Pearl River Wildlife Management Area 2 miles East of Slidell, 504-765-2360, Cypress-tupelo swamp and hardwoods. Fishing, boating, hunting, nature walk, campsites, rifle range, boat ramps.
Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge 1010 Gause Blvd Bldg 936, Slidell, LA 70458, 504-646-7555, Fish, hike, bike or canoe the wildest part of New Orleans.
Country Club, Ph: 985-649-2751 90 Chamale Cove West, Slidell,
Cross Gates Athletic Club, Ph:985- 643-3500, 200 N Military Rd., Slidell, Members only
Pinewood Country Club, Ph: 985-643-6892, 405 Country Club Blvd. Slidell, Member only
Calamari Courts, Ph: 985-646-4371, Veterans Park, Third Street, Slidell, Free and open to public
Oak Harbor Golf Club - 201 Oak Harbor Blvd., Slidell, Ph: 985-646-0110 Slidell
Pinewood Country Club - 405 Country Club Blvd. Ph: 985-643-6892
Royal Golf Club - 201 Royal Dr., Slidell, Ph: 985-643-3000
Heritage Park -
1701 Bayou Lane (behind the old Slidell Train Station on the Front Street),
Open daily from 6am -10pm, Children's playground,
John Slidell Park - 105 Robert Blvd, Slidel, Open M - F 10am-5pm, 4 Ball fields and 1 multipurpose field, Playground equipment, Picnic tables, Gymnasium, Jogging & walking trails, 1 Fully contained pavillion
Fritchie Park - 901 Howze Beach Road, Slidel, Open daily from 8am - 10pm, Features: 2 Softball fields, 1 Baseball field, 1 Covered pavillion
Possum Hollow Park - 801 Cousin Street, Slidel, Open daily from 8pm - 10pm, Features: 2 Softball field, 2 Multi purpose fields, 1 Covered pavillion
Griffith Park - 333 Erlanger Street, Open daily from 8am - 10pm, Features: Playground equipment, Gazebo, 1 Covered pavillion
Veterans Park -
Second Street, Slidel, Open daily from 8am - 10pm
Rufus Viner Park
- 1010 Schley Street, Slidel, Open daily
- Campbell Drive, Slidel, Open daily from 8am - 10pm
Wimbledon Park - Tasmania and Ninth, Slidel, Open daily from 8am - 10pm, Features: 1 Basketball court, Playground equipment
Rue Rochelle Park, Open daily, Features: Playground equipment
Sam Bosco Park -
Rosa and Effie, Slidel, Open daily from 8am - 10pm
Lakewood Park -
Lakewood and Eastwood, Slidel, Open daily
Breckenridge Park, Slidel, Jogging & walking trail
New Orleans East KOA - 56009 Hwy 433, Slidel Ph: 1-800-KOA-2128 or 985-643 -3850, Features: 135 large, developed campsites and covered tent sites in a trenquil country setting. Amenities include two pools, mini-golf, playground, gameroom, group room, canoeing and fishing. City tours, swamp excursions and fishing charters available.
Pine Crest Campground - 2601 Old Spanish Trail, Slidel Ph: 1-800-879-5936 or 985-649 -3181, Features: Shaded by tall pines and offering 160 developed sites with a recreation area, pavilion, canoeing, fishing, shuffleboard and local tours
Pink Panther RV Park - 55546 Hwy 433, Slidel Ph: 985-643 -6672 Features: 110 developed grassy sites along with tent areas, fishing and barbecue stands.
Bogue Chitto National
Wildlife Refuge - 37358 Lock No. 1 Rd., Slidel
Chevron Boardwalk at the White Kitchen Preserve - Intersection of 1-90 and 90, Slidel Ph: 225-338-1040 The focal point of the boardwalk is a stand of tall cypress where bald eagles have nested for more than 80 years.
Fontainbleau State Park 12 mi. SE on US 190, Covington, LA 70433, 504-624-4443, A live oak alley becomes the entrance to the 2,700 acre state park on Lake Ponchartrain. The ruins of a plantation brickyard and sugar mill are on the grounds.
Lake Ramsey Savannah Wildlife Management Area 7 miles NW of Covington, 225-765-2360, Longleaf pine, flatwood savannah. Managed to restore ecosystem. Hiking, hunting, birding and fishing.
Fairview-Riverside State Park - Madisonville (985)845-3318 (888)677-3247 A shady bend of the Tchefuncta River features a boat dock, fishing pier, canoeing and water skiing, picnic facilities, a historic mansion (now a mission), and a campground nestled beneath a canopy of cool piney woods and gigantic live oaks
Covington Country Club - 18 Hole par 71 golf course for all levels of golfers. Also available are 6 tennis courts, pool and banquet facilities. This is a private facility and can be accessed with a sponsor. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to dusk. Located at 200 Country Club Drive.
Franco's Golf Center - Located at 73658 Highway 25, Mandeville
Family Campground, Inc, 17145 Million Dollar Rd
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