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Washington Parish: The "Scenic Byways & Backways" brochure of the Washington Parish Tourism Commission has a map and listings for camping, bed & breakfasts, motels, recreation and waterways, points of interest, public facilities, artists, auctions, antique, fairs and festivals.
Historic Mile Branch Settlement in Franklinton, Indian and Pioneer Museums of Cassidy Park in Bogalusa, the beautiful Bogue Chitto and Pearl Rivers, flora and fauna farms, specialty restaurants, Mardi Gras, Dogwood Tour, Watermelon Festival, 4th of July celebration, Festival in the Park (Spring and Fall), Washington Parish Free Fair, Mile Branch Pioneer Christmas and lighted Christmas in the Park...these and more are guaranteed to attract you to the laid-back life in our rural parish.

The Louisiana "Scenic Byways" brochure of the 13 "Bayou Byway" parishes leads you here to the "toe of the boot," and a feeling for our history and the friendliness of our folks may just keep you here!