Allen Parish
Tourist Commission
  P.O. Box 1280
Oberlin, Louisiana 70655
Toll Free    (888) 639-4868
Telephone (337) 639-4868
Fax             (337) 639-4911





Historic Elizabeth Town Hall served as a hospital for the Industrial Lumber Company which was founded in 1907 by the Industrial Lumber Co. The hospital was built by the company in 1924, and still has the rope operated elevator. The building is listed in the National Historic Register for the State of Louisiana, according to Robert B. Blieux, State Historic Preservation officer. 



For the past 20 years the Grant  Christmas Tree Farm has been hosting on the last weekend in November and the first 2 weeks of December their Christmas Celebration with homemade, big, cat-eye biscuits baked in an old fashion wood fired stove, these biscuits are just like Grandma used to make, topped with syrup fresh from the mule drawn cane press at the Grant Syrup Mill is the order of the day! Including a petting zoo for the youngsters, arts & crafts booths and to top it off you can hop on the old wagon and enjoy an old time hayride. For more information please call 1- 800 - 987- NOEL (6635).

  Oberlin Christmas Tree Farm is located three miles north of Oberlin, off Garcia Road.  With Virginia Pines, Leland Cypress and Silver Smokes, there is a variety of Christmas trees to choose from to make your Christmas a very special one.  When you drive into the driveway, you will feel as though you have taken a step back in history.  You will see the 100 year old house, peacocks, turkeys and other animals.  Come and enjoy a peaceful trip to the past.  School tours are welcomed.  For more information, please contact Doug Sonnier at 337-639-2817 on 126 Roy Sonnier Road.


The Allen Parish Courthouse still resides on land that was bought on January 27, 1913, for the sum of one dollar. The Courthouse was built in 1914 and still has the original stained glass skylights in the court room.


If you have an RV, you are more than welcome to visit Little Piney Park located in Elizabeth, LA. A complete hookup is available. Showers and bathrooms are also available. We have a real nice pavilion, stage, and gazebo that you can rent. While enjoying the serene atmosphere of Little Piney Park, grab a pole and try your hand at fishing because Little Piney Park comes equipped with a very nice fishing hole. For reservations, call (318) 634-5179.


West Bay Wildlife Management Area
Located right in the middle of the parish, this 60,000 acre game reserve is an ideal place for hunting deer, small game, fowl, and turkey. It is also a prime spot for bird watching and camping. The West Bay is also noted for the fruit orchards that abound in this fertile area. Lemons, peaches, may haws, blueberries, pecans, and muscadines are just a few delicacies this area is famous for.

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United Methodist Retreat Center
(337) 738-4218  

Reeves Camp Pearl Bible Conference Center
(337) 666-2443 


Coushatta Casino Resort Louisiana’s premier casino resort land based casino. Located 25 miles northeast of Lake Charles on US 165 (I-10 Exit 44 ) and five miles north of Kinder. Coushatta Casino Resort is Louisiana’s largest land based gaming resort with 3,200 slot machines and 80 table games, plus a 12-table live Poker room.  There are many restaurants to suit your taste located on the casino floor.  Kids Quest, the supervised children’s activity center, is available for children 6 weeks to 12 years of age, and The Arcade at Coushatta welcomes ages 12 and up.  More than 500 hotel rooms provide luxurious accommodations.  Red Shoes Park RV resort offers 108 pads plus 100 chalets.  Koasati Pines at Coushatta, the 18-hole par-72 championship golf course, provides a challenging, yet relaxing, experience for novice and experienced golfers alike.  Coushatta Casino Resort is owned and operated by the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana.  
Phone 1-800-584-7263 for more information, or access the website at

Mittie is known as the "Canoe Capital of Southwest Louisiana". The Ouiska Chitto (Big Cane Creek) provides ideal water conditions for canoeing. The area is very popular for fishing and boating as well. The Calcasieu River (Screaming Eagle) runs just to the east; both waterways have beautiful, sandy-white beaches. Mittie is also the home of the Old Time Plow Days. Every year in September, you can see huge, Belgian horses pulling old time plows demonstrating how plowing was done in days past and at the end of the competition, a big supper and dance is held. For more information call (337) 639-2086



"Allen Parish LA Hwy. 26 is on the National Biking Trail. We have visitors from all over the world coming through our area.


A.B. Finke Park

Little Piney Park 

Kinder City Park

Lambert Park 

Oberlin Baseball Complex

Veteran’s Memorial Park

Reeves City Park

8th Street Park &

Fuller-Edwards Park

Lions Club Park

Mathew Street Park

Old Forest Park

Softball Complex

Simpson Park

Numbers correspond with Numbers on the map on Home Page 

1. Arkadelphia
2. Blackjack
3. Macedonia
4. Hampton
5. Oak Ridge
6. Resthaven
7. Oakdale
8. Catholic
9. Cryer
10. Turner
11. Harton
12. Palestine
13. Hamilton
14. Cherry Grove
15. Pine Chapel
16. Reed
17. Deshotel
18. Bond
19. Simmons
20. Duplechain
21. Manuel
22. Russell Manuel
23. Durio
24. Oaklin Springs
25. Lyle / Cole
26. Oberlin
27. St. John Baptist
28. Harmony
29. LeBlanc
30. Lyles
31. Botley
32. Richard
33. Coushatta
34. Sonnier
35. Shuff
36.St. Joseph
37. Chaumont
38. Eternal Rest
39. McGrill
40. McGee
41. Carter
42. Kingrey
43. Lyle
44. Creel

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