Lake Pontchartrain, New Orleans

3.7
#6 of 20 in Nature in Louisiana
Lake Pontchartrain is located in New Orleans. To visit Lake Pontchartrain on your holiday in New Orleans, and find out what else New Orleans has to offer, use our New Orleans online route maker .
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  • September 6, 2017
    Great big lake with long bridges, drove across to go from New Orleans to Slidell. Some good local restaurants and also the Honey Island Swamp Tour is over there on the north side of Lake Pontchartrain...  more »
  • September 4, 2017
    Had always wanted to cross Lake Pontchartrain, and it worked out this time. Got to see it at sunset, so it was really nice.  more »
  • August 29, 2017
    Recreational area for New Orleans and the surrounding area. Impression of huge Ghost Lake: no boats, no water sports. Dirty water with alligators and sharks included. In the summer heat and sultry perhaps a walk along the Lake, otherwise little sexy
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