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Palmetto Island State Park

Recently established in 2010, Palmetto Island State Park is set in Vermilion Parish in southern Louisiana’s Cajun Country. Encompassing 1,300 acres near Abbeville, the park is operated by the Louisiana Office of State Parks.

Palmetto Island State Park features a boat launch on the Vermilion River for boating and fishing, plus canoeing and kayaking on the interior lagoon. Stop by the visitor center for exhibits and the .75-mile nature trail, and don’t forget picnic spots and wildlife viewing.

Palmetto Island State Park
19501 Pleasant Dr.
Abbeville, Louisiana 70510
337-893-3930

1 Hotel Near Palmetto Island State Park

Best Western Abbeville Inn & Suites

3515 Veterans Memorial Drive
Abbeville, Louisiana 70510-5709
Phone: (337) 740-4100

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High Speed Internet Access Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice and coffee. Exercise facility Open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. fitness room Outdoor pool Spa
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