Cane River Fall Festivities: Two Wheels to History Bike Ride

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Cane River National Heritage Area and the Cane River Creole National Historical Park will host the Cane River Fall Festivities throughout the month of November.

Join us on Nov. 6 for a fun & healthy way to learn about Cane River history! This FREE bike ride starts at Magnolia Plantation at 9:00 a.m. and stops at the Badin-Roque House and St. Augustine Catholic Church, where a member of the St. Augustine Historical Society will talk about the history of the two buildings and the Society’s preservation efforts. The riders will then finish the scenic journey at Magnolia Plantation at 11:30 a.m.

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The bike ride is limited to twenty participants. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 318-352-0383 x316. All ages are welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult and be able to keep a minimum 10 mph pace. See additional requirements below.

  • Helmets, closed toe shoes (NO sandals or flip flops), and day-glo/neon T-shirts or safety vests are required. If wearing pants, you must use ankle bands to protect against tangling in the chain.
  • Bring water.
  • Approximately 12-mile round trip. Children are welcome but everyone must be able to keep a minimum 10 mph pace.
  • Meet at Magnolia Plantation (only access is via Hwy 1 to Hwy 119 at Derry) by 8:30 a.m. Ride will start promptly at 9:00 a.m. No late riders will be allowed.
  • Limited to 20 participants.
  • Weather permitting.
  • Bikes and helmets provided if needed.

For more information and sign-up call 318-352-0383 x316.

Magnolia Plantation is located at 5549 Highway 119, Derry/Cloutierville, LA. Due to a road closure Magnolia Plantation can only be accessed from the southern end of Highway 119 via LA Highway 1.