The Atchafalaya Basin,[p] or Atchafalaya Swamp, is the largest swamp in the United States. Located in south central Louisiana, it is a combination of wetlands and river delta area where the Atchafalaya River and the Gulf of Mexico converge.
Jacob's Well -- Wimberly, Tx: One of the most significant natural geologic treasures in the Texas Hill Country. It is one of the longest underwater caves in Texas and an artesian spring. Jacob’s Well surges up thousands of gallons of water per minute!
Gives new meaning to the word "Lush." Cypress swamp of Bayou Segnette. New Orleans - beautiful year round, and the park’s proximity to surprisingly wild marshes, swamps and woodlands is great for fishing and bird watching.
Louisiana Irises (a species of five) are blooming in the swamps and bayous of Louisiana by the millions right now. This color blooms in swampy, wetlands and the rust colored ones grow in drier soil. Photo taken by Coleen Perilloux Landry