Dark Woods Adventure Park


4343 University Pkwy.
Natchitoches LA 71457

Dark Woods Adventure Park is three attractions in one!

Lost Treasure Mining Company: Become a Treasure Hunter! Experience the fun and excitement of mining for lost treasure. Live an adventure from days gone by as you mine for crystals, gemstones, shark's teeth, and fossils from around the world. Dark Woods' Lost Treasure Mining Company guarantees a fun and exciting adventure for all ages! All equipment and mining gear provided, guaranteed mine find with every bag, and fun filled activity for the whole family!

Dark Woods Haunt: This fear-inducing, 17-acre outdoor adventure brings the horror, folk-tales, and legends of Louisiana and beyond together in a uniquely entertaining setting that plays on your worst fears. An immersive themed experience created by character actors, detailed costuming, realistic sets, and Hollywood-style special effects, produce an atmosphere of fright covering over one terrifying mile. You will, "Fear the Dark!"

Christmas in the Park: Step into a magical winter wonderland as Dark Woods Adventure Park transforms for Christmas In The Park, Natchitoches' newest holiday attraction. Gates open Friday immediately following Thanksgiving to kick off the Christmas season and continue through Christmas night. Experience over 8 acres of enchanting, lighted walkways with over 250,000 LED lights and displays that bring the woods to life! Our 128 foot lighted footbridge, along with snowflakes and a canopy of twinkling ice lights, will let you explore the beauty of nature like you've never seen it. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate or coffee and indulge in our signature "melt in your mouth" miniature donuts.