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  • Allen Acres is just north and west of Louisiana's culturally rich Acadiana and just east of the Big Thicket of Texas.

  • The closest towns are:

    • Cravens - 2 miles to the north

    • Pitkin - 8 miles to the east

    • Sugartown - 10 miles to the southeast

    • Fort Polk - 14 miles away to the west

    • Leesville - 20 miles to the west

    • Elizabeth - 15 miles to the east

    • Oakdale - 30 miles to the east

    • DeRidder - 25 miles to the southwest

  • Allen Acres Bed and Breakfast is about 1 1/2 hours north of Interstate 10 and also about 1 1/2 hours west Interstate 49


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Nearby Attractions

  • Kistachie National Forest - Roads and trails for hiking, horseback, or motorcycle riding is very close and includes Fullerton Lake, an old sawmill settlement

  • Talbert-Pierson Cemetery - About 3 miles away, there are covered graves

  • Eunice - 1 hour and 15 minutes away, a ten acre restored Cajun Prairie can be viewed (

  • Canoe rentals on the Ouiska Chitto

    • Several canoe rental operations are 30 minutes away near Mittie, Louisiana

  • Louisiana State Parks

    • To the east, Chicot State Park, to the west and northwest, Hodges Gardens, South Toledo Bend, and North Toledo Bend, and to the southwest, Sam Houston Jones Park. The Louisiana State Arboretum is a State Preservation area located just north of Ville Platte. To the northwest near Natchitoches are the State Historic Sites of Fort Jessup and Mansfield.

  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Refuges

    • Several U.S. Fish and Wildlife Refuges are nearby with several located south of Interstate 10 toward the Gulf of Mexico

  • Casinos

    • The Coushatta Casino is about 1 hour away in Kinder and the Paragon Casino is about 2 hours away in Marksville.

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