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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Global Wildlife Center

THINGS TO DO, FOLSOM

Located in the northwest corner of St. Tammany Parish, the village of Folsom is surrounded by a gently rolling landscape of wooded glens and green pasture. Folsom is horse country and home to the annual Harvest Cup Polo Classic, held in the fall. Three Bed and Breakfasts offer a chance to escape to nature in style. Don't miss Global Wildlife Center, the largest free-roaming animal preserve in the country, which gives visitors of all ages an awe-inspiring, up-close encounter with thousands of exotic and endangered creatures via wagon-tour safaris through the park’s 900 savanna-like acres. Try cracklins or boiled peanuts from the Folsom Village Market, held twice (sometimes thrice) a month, or catch a cup of coffee and a pastry at the welcoming Giddy Up Café.