Travel Updates:

Louisiana is in Phase 2 of the White House reopening strategy. Governor Edwards has issued a statewide mask mandate indoors and outdoors when 6 ft. social distancing is not possible. Gatherings are limited to 50 people. Many St. Tammany businesses and events have modified their services to welcome patrons safely during this time. Call before you go!

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Gathering Venues

When you think of gathering, think of St Tammany.  Louisiana’s Northshore has everything you need to host a group outing. We’re centrally located between New Orleans, Baton Rouge and the Mississippi Gulf coast, making us the perfect destination!

Imagine your reunion at a state park with beautiful cabins on Lake Pontchartrain. Or, come together under a shady grove of ancient oaks or screened-in pavilion. Some of our campgrounds have water slides, fantastic fishing, winding nature trails, and plenty of green space and picnic tables.

We have a venue that’s right for you!  

Mandeville

Fontainebleau State Park. The historic park offers 2,800 acres with beautiful cabins built over Lake Pontchartrain, nature trails, 3 group camps, a lodge, sandy beach and playground. Perfect for a family gathering.

Madisonville

Fairview Riverside State Park is located on the Tchefuncte River in Madisonville. There are numerous picnic tables scattered throughout the park and shaded by a canopy of huge oak trees, as well as a group pavilion, a playground, and comfort stations.

Covington

Land-O-Pines family campground is a wonderful spot for swimming, picnicking, or sunning on the beach. The playground hosts numerous activities and special events to keep visitors of all ages happy. Their motto: A place that’s easy to find and a feeling that’s impossible to forget.

Bogue Falaya Park and Pavilion is the site of many community events and features a large playground for the kids. The Bogue Falaya River threads through the park and there is a pavilion available for rent.

Slidell

Camp Salmen Nature Park is a nature park with interpretive trails, pavilion, picnic tables, and water access to Bayou Liberty. The historic site was originally part of Spanish land grants, later hosted a trading post and was the site for ferry crossing.

Picked your Gathering Spot? Need some inspiration on activities? Check out our Ten Ways page.