Important historic site opened as nature park with interpretive trails, pavilion, frontage on Bayou Liberty. Land originally part of Spanish land grants, later hosted a trading post and was site of ferry crossing. As of September 2021, the park is closed due to damage by Hurricane Ida. Generally, the park is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9 am-4:30 pm. The pier over Lake Pontchartrain, next to Interstate 10 twin spans south of Slidell, are open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 7 am-6 pm. Located .8 miles east of Northshore Blvd. on Gause Blvd., Slidell. Admission is free.