Fairview-Riverside State Park

Fairview-Riverside State Park


Location:Off LA 22, 2 miles east of Madisonville in Saint Tammany Parish, on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain.
Facilities:22 premium campsites (prime location sites, all with water and electric hookups), 59 improved campsites, 20 tent sites, comfort stations, picnic area, group shelters, playground, fishing pier, boat launch (nearby), museum.
Activities:Camping, fishing, museum tours.
Special Features:Park is located amid moss-draped oaks and woodlands on the bank of the Tchefuncte River. Near the entrance to the park is the Otis House, which was originally built in the 1880s as the family home of a sawmill owner. In the 1930s it was purchased and renovated by Frank Otis and served as his summer home until his death in 1962, when the property was left to the State of Louisiana to be developed into a recreational site for visitors. The house was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.
Address:119 Fairview Dr
Madisonville, LA 70447

Phone:985-845-3318
Phone: 888-677-3247;
Web: www.crt.state.la.us/parks/iFairview.aspx
Size: 99 acres.

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