Fontainebleau State Park

Fontainebleau State Park


Location:Southeast of Mandeville in Saint Tammany Parish on US 190, on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain.
Facilities:23 premium campsites (19 pull-through sites and 4 campsites with sewerage hookups, all with water and electrical hookup), 103 improved campsites, 37 unimproved campsites, primitive group camping area, comfort stations, picnic area, group shelters, nature trail, swimming beach, sailboat ramp, playground. Availability of some facilities may be affected by status of hurricane cleanup and reconstruction efforts.
Activities:Camping, sailing, fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, wildlife viewing, birding, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Near the park entrance are crumbling ruins of an old sugar mill built in 1829. Bernard de Marigny de Mandeville developed the area as a sugar plantation, and the income from it helped support his lavish lifestyle. He named his large land holding Fontainebleau after the forest near Paris. A portion of the 31-mile Tammany Trace rails-to-trails route passes through the park.
Address:67825 US Hwy 190
Mandeville, LA 70448

Phone:985-624-4443
Phone: 888-677-3668;
Web: www.crt.state.la.us/parks/iFontaine.aspx
Size: 2,809 acres.

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One additional root plate (FB) was discovered at a fifth site in early 2017 within Fontainebleau State Park, St.
Soil was sampled from all sites in 2016 except Fontainebleau State Park, which was sampled in 2017.
Root plate examples from Green River Game Lands (North Carolina), Fontainebleau State Park (Louisiana), and Mud Creek (Alabama).
Notes: A PRE-BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at The Meeting Hall Building (Rally Structure), Fontainebleau State Park, 62883 LA 1089, Mandeville, LA 70443.