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2016-17 through 2021-22
The Atchafalaya Heritage Area has been designated by Congress as a National Heritage Area.
It's not difficult to imagine life on America's most legendary river in the 1800s as you watch the Mississippi roll by. Jim Bowie was a frequent visitor in his day - and locals still tell stories about the Great Sandbar Duel. The riverfront park very much echoes small town America along the river from the earliest days to the present.