Promoting Rural Tourism Along U.S. Highway 65 in Louisiana

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Louisiana Delta 65 Logo - Promoting Rural Tourism Along US Highway 65 in Louisiana Wildlife Refuges welcome visitors in fun, educational, safe environments to learn about wildlife conservation... Delicious Southern food like boiled crawfish, fried green tomatoes, grits and so much more Beautiful sunsets, sunrises and outdoor natural beauty are all around in the Delta 65 area

      About Delta 65     


Bayou Cocodrie
National Wildlife Refuge

Byerley House Museum

CJ Walker

Crescent Plantation

Cushy Alpacas

Delta Music Museum

Delta Airlines Beginnings

Flag Plaza

Frogmore  Plantation


Grants Canal

Hermoine Museum

Jerry Lee Lewis Home Tour

Lake Bruin State Park

Lake Concordia

Lake Providence

Lake St. John

Louisiana Cotton Museum

Mississippi River

Poverty Point Historical Site

Tensas River
National Wildlife Refuge

Thomas Jason Lingo
Community Center 


Underground Railroad Marker

Winter Quarters

What Else We've Got:

Okra Salt Domes | Agriculture | Hiking | Wildlife  | Ancient Mounds | Festivals | Much More!

There ought to be a law against anybody going to Europe until they have seen the things we have in this country.

- Will Rogers


Green road sign for Newellton, Louisiana in Tensas ParishNewellton, Louisiana
Tensas Parish

Twenty-five miles south of I-20 on Cotton pickers, cotton crop dusters, crawfish, sunflowers, alligators, and bald cypress trees on a bayouHighway 65, Newellton is in the midst of Tensas Indian Mounds, where Lake Bruin, Lake St. Joseph, and Yucatan Lake are all located, well known for watersports, good fishing and duck hunting.

Newellton has history dating back to LaSalle, who explored the area in 1682.   

newell cemetary.jpg (5604217 bytes)Acres and acres of cotton fields and alligators and crop dusters and cypress trees and beautiful Spanish moss and cypress knees and crawfish  and sunflowers and wildlife.

 Newell Cemetery. The history of the Newell Family is engraved on the marble archway at the entrance of the family cemetery in Newellton. The graveyard is located on Louisiana Highway 575.


Lodging:  Newellton - Cypress Landing, Highway 604, Newellton, LA 71357, (318-467-5032)


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For more information, please contact the nice folks at the
Newellton Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 388
Newellton, LA  71357
Telephone: 318-467-5050.

graphic indicating other attractions not far from this one...
St. Joseph
Winter Quarters
Mississippi River
Lake Bruin State Park  



Towns >  Lake Providence  Oak Grove  Transylvania    Tallulah   Newellton   St. Joseph   Vidalia   Ferriday
Parishes >  East Carroll  West Carroll  Madison   Tensas  Concordia

Louisiana Delta 65, Inc.
305 Dabney Street
Tallulah, Louisiana  71282
Telephone:  318-574-8519