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Seven miles of white sand beaches are open to the public via 12 crossovers. Parking is also available.

Elmer’s Island

Elmer’s Island Wildlife Refuge, owned and maintained by the state of Louisiana, is a 230-acre tract of barrier beachfront located on the southwestern tip of Jefferson Parish. It is located directly across Caminada Pass from Grand Isle.

Grand Isle State Park

At the east end of the island, Grand Isle State Park features pristine beaches, a 400-ft. fishing pier, nature trails and overnight camping.
Admiral Craik Drive, Grand Isle, LA 70358
985-787-2559 or 888-787-2559 toll free

Grand Isle Birding Trail

The Grand Isle Birding/Nature Trail consists of five bird-watching locations, including the best remaining tracts of oak-hackberry forests on the island. Locations are either owned and operated by the Nature Conservancy or owned by locals. A round trip of the birding trail is approximately two miles.  Look for trail markers, educational kiosks and parking areas.
Grand Isle Birding Trail
Birding Trails of Barataria-Terrebonne
Preservation of Migratory Bird Habitat on Grand Isle