Grand Isle State Park reopens following Hurricane Ida closure

The Grand Isle State Park officially reopened June 1, 2023, for the first time since closing for Hurricane Ida. “We are thrilled to have the Grand Isle State Park back open,” said Grand Isle Mayor David Camardelle. “This is a big step in our recovery...
Wave Goodbye The tenacious surfers of South Louisiana

Wave Goodbye The tenacious surfers of South Louisiana

Jordan LaHaye Fontenot https://countryroadsmagazine.com/travel/outdoor-adventures/surfing-louisiana-beaches/ MAY 22, 2019 In the summer of 1964, the Beach Boys’ “I Get Around” spent two weeks at the top of the charts. American International Pictures was gearing up to...
The Forest at the Island’s Heart

The Forest at the Island’s Heart

The Lafitte Woods Nature Preserve stands strong as a last protective haven on Grand Isle BY KRISTY CHRISTIANSEN Fifty miles due south of New Orleans, Grand Isle stands boldly as the front line of defense for Louisiana’s hurricane-battered coast. In normal times, the...

Weather Alert!

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 severe weather is threatening the gulf coast with strong winds and high tides because of the strong southeast winds. Grand Isle Multiplex Center will be open today at 6:00 p.m. If you feel that you need to go to the center, you need to bring...

Weather Alert!

Thursday, December 22, 2022 A cold front will be arriving causing a huge decrease in temperature over the next few days. The Grand Isle Multiplex Center will be open today at 5:00 p.m. If you feel that you need to go to the center, you need to bring your food, water...