Northshore Parks and Recreation Opportunities

For clients seeking their dream home in beautiful St. Tammany Parish, Stevie and Bob Mack are ready to offer assistance. Prospective homeowners should be fully aware of the wealth of benefits that come from settling into this region of the Greater New Orleans area. Whether your heart is set on living in the Mandeville, Madisonville, Covington, Abita Springs, Folsom, or Slidell areas, it is worth noting that Northshore offers an array of options in terms of parks and recreation.
Pelican Park

Originally founded by a group of volunteers committed to providing a place for children's sporting events, Pelican Park now boasts an intermediate-level skate park, a series of batting cages, a disc golf course, ongoing leisure programs, and so much more. The recreation center also holds youth sporting events and tournaments throughout the year. You can even bring the family dog to Pelican Bark Park!

Tammany Trace

For those seeking a stunning green space in which to walk, jog, or bike, the Tammany Trace is the perfect location. With scenic views of both woods and wetlands throughout its 28-mile track, this beautiful trail attracts almost 300,000 visitors per year. The Tammany Trace is Louisiana's only rails-to-trail conversion, and it has expanded over the years with the addition of a wildlife conservation area, play and picnic areas, an information center, ranger stations, an equestrian path, and a range of other features scattered throughout the length of the trail.

Area Rivers

The waterways of St. Tammany Parish are great. The Tchefuncte, Bogue Falaya, and Abita Rivers offer water recreation opportunities in Western St. Tammany. Bayou Liberty and Bayou Lacombe add beauty to Eastern and Central St. Tammany. Their peaceful atmosphere and excellent boating and fishing opportunities have made it a popular attraction for locals and visitors alike, and warmer weather draws boats of all types and sizes onto the water. For adventures in fishing, boating, wakeboarding, kayaking, and more, these waterways provide an idyllic backdrop.

Lake Pontchartrain

The lake stretches across all of the southern portions of St. Tammany Parish. It offers a variety of water activities including sailing, power boating, fishing, and gazing at the lake from beautiful spots like Lakeshore Drive in Mandeville and private homesites in Lewisburg, Lacombe, and Slidell. Lake Pontchartrain has been integral to the development and lifestyle of the Northshore for over 150 years.

Stone Creek Club & Spa

The next time you find yourself in need of a little extra relaxation, head to the luxurious Stone Creek Club & Spa. As the premier health club in the area, Stone Creek offers a host of unparalleled amenities to its guests, including a spacious and serene spa, a resort-style swimming pool with the ultimate aquatic experience, a set of clay and hard-surface tennis courts, various health and fitness courses, and more. With the provided onsite childcare services and children's programs, adults, and children alike will have a rewarding and enjoyable time at Stone Creek.

Coquille Recreation

Designed as a recreational facility in which the community's children could gather for a range of sporting events, Coquille Parks and Recreation currently offers varied youth sporting programs provided through its dedicated volunteer association. Its engaging programs include cheerleading, soccer, t-ball, basketball, baseball, football, and softball teams and leagues. With ball fields, a picnic area, and a walking trail, Coquille Recreation has plans for continued improvement and expansion in the future.

St. Tammany Parks and Recreation

In addition to the wide range of attractions listed above, St. Tammany Parish also boasts a number of beautiful parks and recreation areas. With wildlife refuges, dog parks, fishing piers, playgrounds, state parks, and more, opportunities for relaxation and outdoor entertainment are never far away. Whether you seek to join an organized sports team or simply to explore more of the beautiful and historic region, St. Tammany Parish has a great deal to offer any resident.

To learn more about Northshore's array of recreational and real estate offerings, call Bob or Stevie Mack to set up a one-on-one consultation.