Located at the mouth of the beautiful Tchefuncte river, Madisonville offers small-town charm and big-town conveniences.
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Madisonville is unquestionably one of Louisiana’s finest river towns. It is admired around the region for its historic charm, delightfully well-kept homes and businesses, and highly-rated school district. The residents have long embraced their town’s position where the Tchefuncte River flows into Lake Pontchartrain. It has established first-rate restaurants and shops that provide beautiful riverfront views, museums that preserve and display its rich maritime lifestyle. If you’re looking for a beautiful home in a first-rate community near the water, you should ask us more about Madisonville.
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Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival
Every October, the Tchefuncte River in Madisonville is packed with a magnificent display of classic wooden boats at the Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival. Guests can view over one hundred of these classic boats while they enjoy live music, delicious food, arts and crafts booths, friendly contests, boat-building activities, and much more.
Fairview-Riverside State Park
Fairview-Riverside State Park, a gorgeous 99-acre park located along the pristine Tchefuncte River, is one of St. Tammany Parish’s most admired retreats. The park offers a nice selection of clean and comfortable campsites, areas for picnicking, a playground, a boardwalk and nature trail along the river, and many other amenities and recreational opportunities. Also located within the park is the Otis House Museum, set inside a beautiful Queen Anne-style home built in the 1880s, where visitors can learn about Madisonville’s history and view interesting photographs and memorabilia.
Bayou Sailing Adventures
Bayou Sailing Adventures offers a complete selection of sailing activities including instruction, rentals, charters, and all-inclusive sailing vacations.
Madisonville offers an outstanding selection of some of the area’s favorite dining destinations, many located right on the banks of the Tchefuncte River. Delicious seafood and cold beer —the staples of the area — are never in short supply. Diners also enjoy many other choices including hand-tossed pizza, gourmet empanadas and burgers, authentic Italian dishes, and premium-quality steak, just to name a few.