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Local Attractions

 

 

 ◊ Black Bear Golf Course is an 18 hole, 7,200 yard championship layout course that features four sets of tees, and tree-lined holes to open approaches.  The result is a Bechtol-Russell championship design capable of hosting tournaments and outings, yet appealing to golfers of all skill levels.  Expansive Tif Eagle greens, lush fairways, native grasses in all non-play areas and affordable pricing make Black Bear a must play on your Louisiana list! Black Bear Golf Course is located 6 miles north of Delhi, La.

 

◊ Poverty Point Reservoir State Park is a 2,700-acre, man-made lake that is the center piece for Poverty Point Reservoir State Park offers visitors an outlet for a variety of watersport activities and a scenic backdrop for waterfowl migration each spring and fall.  The fish and wildlife species inhabiting or migrating through the reservoir are numerous. Anglers can fish the lake year round for largemouth bass, black crappie, blue gill and channel catfish. The region falls within the Mississippi Flyway for many winged species. Depending on the season, visitors will see cormorants, ducks, geese and pelicans.  The North Marina Complex, off La. 17 on the northwest corner of the lake, features a swimming beach area, boat launch, marina with 48 covered boat slips, concession area, fishing pier and fish cleaning station.  Poverty Point Reservoir State Park is located 5 miles north of Delhi, La.

 

◊ Poverty Point State Historic Site is a 910-acre site, which has been described as "the largest and most complex Late Archaic earthwork occupation and ceremonial site yet found in North America".  The Poverty Point inhabitants, like the ancient Mayans, set for themselves an enormous task as they built a complex array of earthen mounds and ridges overlooking the Mississippi River flood plain. This accomplishment is particularly impressive for a pre-agricultural society.  An interpretive museum, special events, 2.6 hiking trail, programs and guided tours, highlight activities at the park.  Poverty Point State Historic Site is located 18 miles north of Delhi, La.

 

◊Wild Country Safari Park is a 240 acres including wooded areas, small ponds and creeks and open prairieland where our animals from around the world can roam free, graze, breed and raise their offspring in a natural habitat.  Wild Country Safari Park seek to be a one of a kind preserve focused on excellence in education for our guests and quality of life for our animals. We strive to create a perfect place in which threatened and endangered wildlife, from around the world, live and flourish in a free-roaming natural environment where they have an opportunity to increase their numbers and at the same time allowing people to enjoy their beauty.  Wild Country Safari Park  offers guided tours on a cover wagon through the park or spend the day roaming through the petting zoo.  Located 8 miles north of Delhi, La.

 

◊ Tensas National Wildlife Refuge is an encompasses 57,000-acres of bottomland forest. Hunting, fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing, canoeing, interpreted trails, a boardwalk and educational programs abound.  The Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge was established to preserve one of the largest privately owned tracts of bottomland hardwoods remaining in the Mississippi Delta. The bottomland hardwood forest contains a diversity of plant and animal species. Over 400 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish can be found on the refuge. The refuge consists of nearly 80,000 acres of bottomland hardwoods and oxbow lakes. This type of habitat once covered 25 million acres of the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. Tensas National Wildlife Refuge visitors center is approximately 20 miles east of Delhi, La.

 

◊ Local Restaurants include: The Waterfront Grill at Black Bear, Burger King, Subway, Fox's Pizza Den, Pizza Hut, Sonic, China Garden, Boomer's, El Alamo, Heavenly Hotwings, Common Grounds (coffee shop with lunch service), and Bobby's Family Restaurant.

 

Monroe/West Monroe, La. Attractions located approximately 30 miles west of Delhi, La.:

 ◊ Pecanland Mall is located on the site of a former pecan grove, and is home to almost 100 shops, a 10-screen movie theater, and several different restaurants. Pecan Land Commons, located adjacent to the mall is also home to several large retailers, including Dillards, Sears, Target, Burlington Coat Factory, Bed-Bath-Beyond, Belk, and JC Penney. 

 

◊ Antique Alley is located in West Monroe's historic Cotton Port District and Antique Alley features shops selling everything from antique jewelry and furniture to clothing and more, all housed in several historic buildings.

 

◊ The Chennault Aviation Military Museum was created in 1986 to preserve military history and honor the service of our military men and women. The museum features a wide range of artifacts, memorabilia vintage aircraft and military vehicles, and gift shop.

 

◊ Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo offers more than 500 animal species in interesting displays, fun boat rides, up-close giraffe feedings, Percheron horse rides, a picnic area, and a gift shop.

 

◊ Northeast Louisiana Children's Museumis a hands-on kids museum encourages exploration and learning through fun exhibits like a kids' café, the bubble works, a health hall, and Stuffee the doll.

 

◊ Biedenharn Gardens and Museum is a botanical garden that was built in 1913 as a private home for Joseph Augustus Biedenharn, the first bottler of Coca-Cola. The park features fabulous gardens, a historic home, a Bible and Coca Cola Bottling museum, and views of the Ouachita River.

 

Vicksburg, Ms. Attractions located approximately 35 miles east of Delhi, La.:

◊ Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum is  a restored 1890 building where Coca-Cola was first bottled anywhere in the world in 1894. Museum contains reproduction bottling works, Coca-Cola memorabilia, 1900 soda fountain and restored 1890 candy store.

 

 ◊ Catfish Row Children's Art Park is a creative adventure into the history of the Mississippi River and the fabulous paddle wheel steamboats that once traveled its mighty waters. Enjoy all the sights and musical sounds within the park and imagine the Mississippi River life that once flourished along these waterways.Hear a historical narration about Vicksburg's rich history. Explore playful areas, garden area walks, the splash fountain, children's art, murals and unique exhibits.

 

◊ Vicksburg Casino's settled on the banks of the beautiful mighty Mississippi River, Vicksburg casinos double down on all the amenities. You'll find giant casino buffets offering gluttonous amounts of fine seafood, cafés serving American favorites and steakhouses offering fine cuts of perfectly-cooked beef.

 

◊ Old Court House Museum is quite possibly the finest antebellum structure in Vicksburg, the Old Court House Museum welcomes visitors to stroll through nine rooms, each one filled with exciting pieces of history. The Old Court House Museum showcases thousands of artifacts ranging from pre-Columbian implements in the Pioneer Room, to the contents of ladies' wardrobes in the Costume Room, and of course, a plethora of fine artifacts of the Civil War.

 

◊ Vicksburg National Military Park offers a 20-minute film which recounts the campaign is shown on the hour and half hour. Guided tours are available and reservations are recommended. The park commemorates the campaign, siege, and defense of Vicksburg in 1863 and includes over 1,340 monuments and markers, a 16-mile tour road, a restored Union gunboat, and a National Cemetery.