Fontainebleau State Park Links Below
Fontainebleau State Park
Located just a short drive from New Orleans by taking a nice drive across the 24 mile long Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge. You can see the Fontainebleau State park to the right when your a mile from the end of the bridge. You will see the rental cabins that are on the waters edge of the lake plus the fishing pier sticking out. There is also a pier close to the bridge which is part of Sunrise Park. The 3rd pier about 2 miles from the bridge is the one for the State Park. The Mississippi Gulf Coast and their Casinos are just a 45 minute drive from this park giving you a great day trip. This State Park makes for a perfect base point because it is in the middle of so much this area has to offer. The Mandeville/Covington area is at your front door with great restaurants serving some of the best seafood in the south. The Old Downtown Covington has an area with many antique shops. You also have great antiques in Ponchatoula, Ole Town Slidell and Denham Springs Antique Village. The Mandeville Lakefront is coming alive with coffee shops and many small family restaurants that give a great view of the lake. A short drive up the road is Abita Springs where there is a local brewery and that home town feeling. There is also Global Wildlife Center where you can ride in covered wagons and roam the range of 1,000 acres where you see and feed animals in their natural settings. You get up close and personal with the animals when they come up to the wagons to get feed.
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Fontainebleau State Park Information:
Entrance Fees: $1 per person; Free for Seniors (62 and older) and children age 3 and under
Directions to Park - Three Different ways to get there.
From I-12, take exit 65. Drive south 3.5 miles on Hwy 59 to the intersection with Hwy 190 (Florida St.). Turn left onto Hwy 190. Drive east 2.5 miles to the Park entrance.
From the Causeway Toll Bridge, take Hwy 190 east. Drive approximately 5 miles through Mandeville to the main Park entrance on the right.