West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana
West Feliciana Parish is just 15 miles north of Baton Rouge but worlds apart.
Experience our Southern Hospitality as you explore our quaint small town, enjoy fantastic shopping at unique boutiques and shops, admire our breathtaking scenery, and so much more! Whether you’re coming for history, shopping, or the outdoors, you’ll find what you’re looking for in West Feliciana Parish.
West Feliciana Parish (county) and St. Francisville Louisiana has more plantations open to the public in one area than anywhere else in Louisiana and possibly the entire south. All seven plantations are from 1 mile to 12 miles from the town of St. Francisville.
Plantations of West Feliciana Parish:
- Oakley House an “Audubon State Historic Site”
- Butler Greenwood Plantation
- Catalpa Plantation
- Cottage Plantation B&B
- Greenwood Plantation
- Rosedown Plantation “State Historic Site”
- The Myrtles Plantation
Exploring the Outdoors
The rolling hills of West Feliciana Parish are unique to this part of Louisiana. Sandy-bottomed creeks wind through the lush countryside, and bird calls fill the air. John James Audubon painted many of Birds of Americas here, and today bikers and hikers find the Feliciana terrain ideal for recreation.
Here are some of the outdoor experiences you can have in West Feliciana parish:
- Outdoor Photography
- Parks & Refuge
No one does small town festivals better than West Feliciana parish and St. Francisville. We celebrate it all from arts to camellias to hummingbirds to historical re-enactments.
The annual Audubon Pilgrimage celebrates the 1820’s when John James Audubon spent time here in the Felicianas. The Annual Pilgrimage takes place every March.
The Day the War Stopped
This is a time during the Civil War when weapons were laid down so that a Union officer could be buried in a Confederate churchyard.
Christmas in the Country
This is a family celebration with artists vending their creations and a parade with an appearance by Santa Claus.
From soul food to po-boys, from white linen to casual dining, we have what you are hungry for in West Feliciana Parish. Sample our cuisine like Scarlet, you’ll never go hungry again.