Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site
155 Rue Jefferson
Natchitoches, LA 71457
State Park: Birding, Hike, History, Picnic, Walk, Water Sports
The site obtained for the replication of Fort St. Jean Baptiste is located on Cane River Lake (formerly the Red River) a few hundred yards from the original fort site. The fort replication was based upon Broutin’s plans and on extensive archival research in Louisiana, Canada and France.