Cane River Creole National Historical Park will host a FREE youth fishing clinic at Oakland Plantation on Saturday, April 9 from 10 am to 12 pm. The clinic is limited to twenty participants. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 318-352-0383 x316. Oakland Plantation is located at 4386 Highway 494 in Natchez.
Learn basic fishing techniques and ethical angling practices through the Let’s Go Fishing Junior Ranger program. Earn your Junior Ranger Angler badge! All fishing equipment will be provided, and children will get to take home their rod and reel! Fishing is catch-and-release only. Fun for the whole family!
*A Basic Fishing License is required for adults (16 years+) who would like to participate in fishing. Visit: wlf.louisiana.gov to learn more.
The grounds of Oakland and Magnolia Plantations are open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nearly 80 original buildings remain, many open for self-guided tours including several that are historically furnished from Wednesday through Sunday. Park staff conduct tours of the plantation grounds daily Wednesday through Sunday. In addition, the park offers a cell phone tour. The Oakland Main House is open for self-guided tours from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The Magnolia Main House is privately owned and is not open to the public. For more information, please call the park at 318-352-0383, ext. 316.