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