- The list below includes 40 free or cheap things to do in or near Slidell, Louisiana, including 54 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Laser Tag and Movie Theaters.
- From John Slidell Park to Fritchie Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Slidell and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Mandeville, Covington, Abita Springs and Picayune.
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A sports complex, John Slidell Park features four baseball fields along with a gymnasium and a multipurpose field. The park also has a children's playground, picnic tables, a pavilion and trails suitable for walking and jogging.
Located along Bayou Bonfouca, Heritage Park provides a boat launch, park benches, a playground, splash pad and open grass areas. The park has picnic facilities including tables and shelters and paved paths suitable for walking and jogging.
Camp Salmen Nature Park offers 130 acres of nature trails, where visitors can observe many different animals and plant life. A playground is located on site, and an amphitheater and 3 pavilions are available for rent.
Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge is a 36,000 acre nature park and reserve. Visitors can hike through forests, canoe down swamps and bayous, and encounter many species of wildlife, including bald eagles, alligators, gopher tortoises, and giant Gulf sturgeon.
The Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge is the largest urban refuge with over 24,000 acres within New Orleans' city limits. A number of amenities are available, including picnic tables, restrooms, boat launch, elevated marshland boardwalks and hiking trails.
A 16-screen movie theater, The Grand 16 - Slidell displays first-run feature films using digital projection and sound. The theater offers stadium seating, high-back rocking chairs, 3D movies, D-BOX motion seats, a game room and a concession area.
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Slidell Elks Lodge, 34212 Elks Road, Slidell, LA 70460 MoreLess Info
Hosted by the Slidell Elks Club, the Haunted Spook Trail is a haunted attraction that is meant to both entertain and scare the visitor. The trail is in a wooded area and contains 'haunted tents' for individuals to go through.