Fontainebleau State Park
62883 Hwy. 1089
Mandeville, LA 70448
Tel: (985) 624-4443
(877) 226-7652

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Historic park offers 2,800 acres with beautiful view of Lake Pontchartrain. Stay in cabins* built over the lake, 130 improved campsites, 180 unimproved campsites, 3 group camps, lodge, and several "glamping" sites. Make reservations and book glamping sites on the Louisiana State Parks website.

Established in 1942, and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999, the most-visited park in Louisiana has nature trails, a sandy beach, a playground with splash pad, and the ruins of an 1829 sugar mill situated among towering oaks. It is a popular location for film productions,

*As of January 2022, cabins are closed due to damage sustained during Hurricane Ida (September 2021). Boardwalk access to trails may be inaccessible due to ongoing cleanup (trails are open).

Entrance fee (to the park) is $3.00 for persons 4-62 years old, free for children 3 and under and 63+.

  • Park Hours: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Saturday and days preceding holidays
  • Entrance Station Hours - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Saturday and days preceding holidays
  • Splash Pad Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Closed Mondays for cleaning and maintenance.

See our event listings for educational programs taking place at the park, including guided hikes, and when possible, seminars with park rangers, botanists and more.

Recurring weekly on Friday until June 24, 2022

Visitors to Fontainebleau State Park can learn more about Louisiana's most-visited state park every Friday at 3 p.m. during the History of Fontainebleau tour. Guests are taken on a... Read More

Recurring weekly on Friday until May 27, 2022

Fontainebleau State Park is hosting a kid's pottery program on Tuesdays March 15 - May 31, 2022, 3-4 p.m. each session. Kids will have a chance to create their own piece of... Read More

Recurring weekly on Saturday until August 6, 2022

Fontainebleau State Park is well known for its popular water-side cabins and camping, sandy beach and loads of hiking trails among giant live oaks. The park also offers a variety of... Read More

July 16, 2022

Run a fun 5K (3.1 miles) on the beautiful Northshore while supporting a good cause in the 2022 Big Easy Big Heart 5K Q50 Race, on Saturday, July 16 in Fontainebleau State Park. Race... Read More

August 20, 2022

The Q50 Races "Bleau Moon" 5 & 10 Miler is a unique trail event. It happens at night! The 13th annual run through beautiful Fontainebleau State Park in Mandeville is a fast, flat... Read More

December 4, 2022

Come and run/walk this 5K (3 miles) in a Santa suit and bring a toy for the children of the New Orleans Mission shelter. This Q50 trail race takes place in Mandeville's beautiful... Read More