Best Beaches near Baton Rouge, Louisiana

An up-to-date list of beaches within a short ride from the Crawfish Capital
Hammond, Louisiana

Park within the city limits, nice place for sport games, jogging, fishing. Modern playground and a fenced water play area, as well as a fenced off-leash dog park.

43 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Cypremort Point, Louisiana

Huge fishing area and a pier, there are two beaches - for swimming and non-motorized boats. Can be crowded. Dogs should be on a leash and by side. Many cafes nearby.

63 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Franklinton, Louisiana

Family-friendly park with a splashpad and a water playground for children. Features a group camping and a conference room great for team building. Offers horse trails.

65 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Franklinton, Louisiana

Family-friendly atmosphere. All necessary facilities. The beach has a list of rules, and you'll need to pay cash for some things. No animals. No lifeguards provided.

72 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Mandeville, Louisiana

Interesting place for families and couples. Visitors can rent comfortable beach-houses and have romantic evenings with a scenic sunset. Facilities aren't clean enough.

82 mi from Baton Rouge city center
St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana

Good for a day-trip, it's rather for fishing and boating more than for swimming. However, some visitors do swim. Close to Bayou Park with its playground and wave pool.

99 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Grand Isle, Louisiana

Giant sandy beach with options of camping on the beach or renting cabins. Bonfires are allowed. Only one store. Chilly nights and mosquitoes may be the only problem.

110 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Lake Charles, Louisiana

Family-friendly beach. No pets allowed. Water is murky, however, it's a popular destination. Catamarans are available for rent. A few hotels around offer accommodation.

123 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Gulfport, Mississippi

Relatively close to the city, has lots of new eateries and hotels. Sand is soft and clean. Umbrella rentals are on site. Free and spacious parking. Shallow waters.

125 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Creole, Louisiana

Far from civilization it gives a great relaxing experience. Bonfires are allowed. Common activities are shelling, fishing, kayaking, canoeing. Amenities are limited.

125 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Gulfport, Mississippi

Beautiful gem on the Gulf coast. Lots of regulations help to keep this beach clean, safe and nice as much as possible. Uncrowded and calm. No animals are allowed.

126 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Nudist beach
Biloxi, Mississippi

Uncrowded spot, well-kept. Except basic beach activities, you can watch dolphins, crabs, jellyfish. There's no shade, bring or rent an umbrella. Popular among nudists.

134 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Biloxi, Mississippi

Beach with a white sand and palm trees - perfect for taking Instagram pictures. Waters are shallow but murky and smelly. Variety of restaurants and casinos nearby.

136 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Cameron, Louisiana

Wild place with just a few toilets and elevated homes available for rent. Public crabbing sites to watch. In general, it's not the best beach, but ok for a short visit.

143 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Chatham, Louisiana
147 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Anacoco, Louisiana
151 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Cameron, Louisiana

Hardly-known, therefore calm and secluded sandy beach. Drive-on sand, speed is limited to 10. No stores. Features Peveto Woods Bird and Butterfly Sanctuary nearby.

153 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Port Arthur, Texas

Wild and spacious with brown water. Opportunity to find sealife artifacts. Hardly suits for swimming. Offers free hunting,fishing, hiking and wildlife photography.

183 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Dauphin Island, Alabama

Large and quiet relaxing destination. Sand is soft and inconvenient for driving on. Offers many nice cabins and condos to rent. Features car ferries. Paid parking.

183 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Dauphin Island, Alabama

Rocky beach with limited amenities. Free parking. Never crowded. You'll love to see an aquarium and bird sanctuary nearby. There's only one cafe, so take care of food.

186 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Gulf Shores, Alabama

Awesome destination for a long stay. All needed amenities. 3 public beach access points. Offers a welcome center, restaurants, condos for rent and a sea food market.

190 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Fairhope, Alabama

Eye-pleasing sandy beach. Paved parking lot filled with flowers and has a fountain. Paved road along the shore. Limited amenities and not very clean. Fishing pier.

195 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Gulf Shores, Alabama
197 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Gulf Shores, Alabama
201 mi from Baton Rouge city center
Gulf Shores, Alabama

Popular tourist recreation within a city limits. Well-kept, patrolled by officials, it's a perfect place to come with kids. Animals-free. Covered areas for rainy days.

209 mi from Baton Rouge city center