Welcome to the Port Hudson State Historic Site blog. Throughout the year we will update our blog with information on the Park and up coming events. So, stay tuned and come back often!
The 643 acre site encompasses a huge battlefield, Museum and an elevated boardwalk over the breastworks in the Fort Desperate area. Other facilities include a picnic area with pavilions and restrooms. A hiking trail 6 miles long. School groups, seniors 62 & above and kids 3 & under are free. Fees for those between the ages of 4 and 61 are $4.00 per person. We are open from 9am-5pm Wednesday thru Sunday.
For March 25 & 26, 2017 Battle Reenactment information please look on our “Spotlight” page.
Port Hudson State Historic Site is located on U.S. highway 61 in East Feliciana Parish, 14 miles north of Baton Rouge.
If you are using your GPS or Map Quest please be aware that they do not always work in finding us. This address 236 Hwy 61, Jackson, La. 70748 is the correct one for our park. Click the map here to find the park. For direction or information please call 1-888-677-3400 or 1-225-654-3775.