This 125-mile route winds through three parishes: St. Mary, Iberia and St. Martin. The Bayou Teche Scenic Byway is home to two distinct cultures - the French Cajun culture of the upper Teche area and the Anglo-Saxon culture of the lower Teche. It is also home to an incredibly beautiful natural landscape. As one travels the byway, you'll enjoy everything from moss-draped live oak trees along the banks of the Bayou Teche to over 100 historic properties, many on the National Register of Historic Properties. Starts in St. Martin Parish at ends on Brashear Avenue in Morgan City.
Latitude: 29.704255 Longitude: -91.383904 Elevation: 8 ft
Length of Scenic Drive125 miles
Hwy. 182 from St. Mary Parish to Iberia Parish to St. Martin Parish.
Highlights and Key Points Along the Route
Downtown Franklin, LA.