Lake Pontchartrain

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  • Address: South-eastern Louisiana, USA, New Orleans, United States
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Water Body, Family And Kids, Lake
Tickets From $27.09

Spread across an area of approximately 630 square miles, this second largest inland saltwater body is technically not a lake but an estuary. Fish species found at the lake include speckled trout, white trout, sheepshead, and redfish, along with about 120 more varieties. It offers a lot of recreational activities for the people of New Orleans.

In 2010, the lake suffered adversely due to devastating hurricane, causing damage to the surrounding region. Still this lake is considered as basic source for sustainability and economic development for New Orleans. Pay a visit to this remarkable lake to enjoy its serene beauty.

Entrance Ticket Details For Lake Pontchartrain

  • Boat rentals may be charged.

How to Reach Lake Pontchartrain

  • Tours are organized at various places from the city of New Orleans.

  • The Lakehouse
  • La Provence
  • Treasure Island Buffet
  • Frenier Landing
  • Deanie’s on Hayne
  • Landry’s Seafood House
  • Melius bar and cafe

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  • Lake Pontchartrain Address: South-eastern Louisiana, USA, New Orleans, United States
  • Lake Pontchartrain Timing: 24-hrs
  • Time required to visit Lake Pontchartrain: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 23.54% of people who visit New Orleans include Lake Pontchartrain in their plan

  • 33.33% of people start their Lake Pontchartrain visit around 09 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Lake Pontchartrain

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lake Pontchartrain

People normally club together Abita Brewery and Metairie Cemetery while planning their visit to Lake Pontchartrain.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Lake Pontchartrain Reviews & Ratings

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  • Come down to Lake Pontchartrain, rest your soul and feed your brain. That's where you will get to see everything the water can be.

  • Went sailing with a group of friends. Other than almost falling in, it was a wonderful experience. Seeing all the sails with their vibrant colors was a sight to behold. If you find yourself in the area on a Wednesday evening, look out over the water and you'll see a boat race taking place.

  • The Lakefront looks wonderful. It makes one of the best lakeftont views around New Orleans.

  • Had to share these sunset pictures of Lake PONTCHARTRAIN, crossing the twin spans. So much beauty right in our back yards in Southern Louisiana.

  • Sunsets are usually nice. You can't swim in it.

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