When visiting the Peveto Woods Bird and Butterfly Sanctuary along the Creole Nature Trail, you may just be engulfed by thousands of beautiful butterflies! One magnificently colored butterfly that frequents the cheniers of western Louisiana is the Gulf Fritillary, also known as the passion-vine butterfly. Learn More
Louisiana’s cities are filled with colorful, fun festivals, proud patrons and Cajun delights; however, beyond the city streets, unexpected treasures and mystery await in the unique terrain of southwest Louisiana. This land beckons to those who view it with a sense of adventure. At first glance, the landscape appears to be peaceful and tranquil…a world of natural beauty and abundance; however, do not allow yourself to be fooled by this seemingly serene land. The lands and waters that are known today as Louisiana’s Outback are abundant with wildlife and booming with activity. With millions of butterflies, more than 250 species of birds, 30 species of mammals and many, many more creatures, this terrain is not only unique to Louisiana, it is unique to the entire world.