Founded in 1870
Cameron Parish is comprised of the communities of Cameron, Hackberry, Big Lake, Cameron, Grand Chenier, Creole, Grand Lake, Johnson Bayou and Holly Beach. Often referred to as the “heel of the boot,” Cameron Parish is the largest geographic parish in Louisiana with 1,313 square miles of land and 619 square miles of water - making it a natural gem of the Gulf Coast with marshlands, beaches, freshwater and saltwater fishing.
Points of Interest
- Explore, fish, hunt and relax at one of three wildlife refuges in Cameron Parish, including Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge, Sabine National Wildlife Refuge, and Rockerfeller Wildlife Refuge.
- Go shelling, swimming, fishing, birding and sun bathing at one of the natural Gulf Coast beaches spanning 26 miles, including Holly Beach, Constance Beach, Gulf Breeze Beach, Little Florida, Long-Dun Beach, Mae’s Beach and Rutherford Beach.
- Enjoy the outdoors at one of the many recreational areas, including Blue Crab Recreation Area, Blue Goose Trail, Cameron Jetty Fishing Pier, Hog Island Gully, Northline, Peveto Woods Bird & Butterfly Sanctuary, Pintail Wildlife Drive and Sabine-Byway Observation Area.