Sarto Old Iron Bridge (Next to LA 451 in Big Bend, southeast of Marksville) - The steel-truss swinging bridge built over Bayou des Glaises in 1916 is a rare surviving example of its kind. It was the first bridge in Louisiana listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is open to pedestrian traffic only.
Hypolite Bordelon Home (LA 1 in Marksville) - This Creole cottage houses a museum and tourist center. It was built between 1800 and 1820, and the museum interprets the lives of early settlers of Avoyelles Parish.
Tunica-Biloxi Indian Center & Museum (Located on LA 1 south of Marksville) - The museum is constructed in the shape of a Native American mound and features the famed Tunica-Biloxi Treasures Collection.
Spring Bayou Wildlife Management Area (WMA) (3 miles southeast of Marksville),Pomme de Terre WMA (6 miles east of Moreauville) and Dewey Wills WMA (8 miles south of Alexandria) - These areas feature several thousand acres of forest and waterways for hunting, birding, camping, boating, fishing, canoeing or observing wildlife. Boat launches are available.
Cecil J. Picard Educational and Recreational Center (Bunkie Youth Center) - Located on La. Hwy. 115 between Marksville and Bunkie, the Center offers outdoors recreation opportunities. Facilities include an auditorium, swimming pool, cottages, sports field and more.
Kisatchie National Forest and Kincaid Lake Recreation Area (Alexandria) - Hike on Louisiana's longest trail, the Kisatchie National Forest's Wild Azalea National Recreation Trail, including 31 miles of pine woods decorated with pink azaleas and snowy white dog- woods in season. Kincaid Lake offers picnicking, swimming, fishing, a campground and boat launches.
Grand Cote National Wildlife Refuge (Hwy. 1 south, Tunica-Biloxi Indian Reservation) - Visitors may view a large and varied bird population in the 6,000-acre migratory bird refuge. No hunting is allowed.
Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge (Hwy. 1 south, Tunica-Biloxi Indian Reservation) - The 15,000-acre migratory bird refuge offers wildlife observation, fishing and limited hunting.