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Address: Houma, LA
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Closed to motor traffic, this pedestrian bridge links two major...

Closed to motor traffic, this pedestrian bridge links two major attractions: Veterans Park and Southdown Plantation.

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Easy walk from Veteran's Park to Southdown Plantation, or vice versa

The bridge crosses over a small bayou next to the plantation. Warm months may offer you a glimpse of alligators swimming right in the middle of the city!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 June 2016
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Houma, Louisiana
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Houma, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

The bridge crosses over a small bayou next to the plantation. Warm months may offer you a glimpse of alligators swimming right in the middle of the city!

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Houma, Louisiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

I'm not sure why this is on trip advisor. This is a walk-way over Little Bayou Black going from Southdown Museum to Veterans Memorial Park. Do see both of those spots.

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Don't know why this a big deal... no one local in the area thinks it is... Just go to the real deal-- Visit Southdown Plantation.

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Houma, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

this is good entrance to fest on southdown plantaion grounds when cars are parked up to 2 blocks away clogging up all the other entry points. park in the parking lots of the businesses that are closed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

If you use the map function it will take you to a parking lot. However, the description states it links the Southdown Plantation with Veterans memorial which we found. Just go to the Southdown Plantation. It is just a bridge but we did see several turtles. The plantation and the Veterans park was well worth our walk. We were able... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2013

Beautiful place to walk around and relax. The visitor will enjoy walking in downtown Houma. Visitors will enjoy wildlife in the bayou as you walk across the Pedestrian Bridge.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2012

It's a bridge over a fairly ugly Bayou. If you are lucky and able to park (and pay for the meter) you can walk over it. If you're that desperate for something to do go over to the nice library and get a book.

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