Welcome to Louisiana North also known as Sportsman Paradise. The cities/parishes that comprise Louisiana North offer exciting activities like great cultural attractions, superb festivals, tantalizing local restaurants, and one-of-a-kind shopping adventures. Plus there is plenty to do after sunset, with exciting nightlife and casino gaming action. An abundance of hotels and stately southern Bed-and-Breakfasts provide excellent accommodations. Whether you are interested in hunting, fishing, canoeing, bird watching or hiking, this is the place for you. But it’s the people that really set Louisiana North apart. Whether it’s a casino host or a fishing guide, the people in this area go out of their way to enjoy life, and they want to make sure you do the same. So come, see and do all that we have to offer.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

5:00 pm Minden – Holiday Trail of Lights @ Downtown area & historic district
Minden – Holiday Trail of Lights @ Downtown area & historic district
Nov 16 2017 @ 5:00 pm – Jan 2 2018 @ 12:00 am
Fasching Fifth Season Lights Fantastic Enjoy a self-driving tour of the Christmas lights after dark each day from Nov. 16 to Jan. 2, 2018. The holiday lights are officially switched on for the Fasching Fifth[...]


Poverty Point

By Mona L. Hayden  Louisiana Road Trips Magazine Written by Jenny Ellerbe and Diana M. Greenlee (LSU PRESS) Recently designated a Unesco World Heritage Site (2014), Poverty Point’s earthen mounds and crescent shaped ridges are located near the village of Epps in...

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North Louisiana Celtic Festival

By   Louisiana Road Trips Magazine - Mon, Jun 27, 2016 The West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce it will host the 2016 Northeast Louisiana Celtic Festival on Oct. 1, 2016 from 10am until 7pm. This exciting family-friendly event will once...

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My Favorite Fishing Hole Goes Number One!

Reposted from "Louisiana Road Trips" My Favorite Fishing Hole Goes Number One! By Joe Joslin   Wed, Jul 01, 2015 Hello, anglers. If you are a frequent reader of this column and other writings of this blessed angler you know I often refer to Toledo Bend as My Favorite...

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