Efforts to Maintain Our Beauty
The City of Plaquemine is proudly known for its efforts to beautify its beautiful waterways and community. One of the most breathtaking sites in the city is the Mark A. "Tony" Gulotta Bayou Plaquemine Waterfront Park, which includes an extensive pier along the bayou, scenic views, park seating and easy access to the city’s most historic buildings in the heart of its Historic Downtown District.
The City is also proud to be a part of the following programs:
- The Atchafalaya Basin Program - under the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources.
- The Atchafalaya Trace - under the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, which develops national and state cultural/heritage trails.
- Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program - which is charged with developing a management plan for protecting and restoring more than 4 million acres between the Mississippi and Atchafalaya Rivers.
- Louisiana Scenic By-Ways - under the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism
- The Great River Road Program - under the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism