DescriptionSlidell is the industrial center of St. Tammany Parish. Brick and tile manufacturers, sawmills, creosoting plants and shipyards contribute to the city's economy.
The area around Slidell is known for water sports, hunting and other outdoor activities. At Pearl River Wildlife Management Area, about 7 miles northeast of Slidell, adventurers may go boating, camping, canoeing and fishing in its 34,896 acres while observing wildlife, including deer, turkeys, bald and golden eagles, swallowtail kites and ospreys.
Visitors may engage in bicycling, horseback riding, inline skating, running and walking at Tammany Trace, a 31-mile-long rails-to-trails path on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain that treads its way from Slidell to Covington.
Visitor InfoEast St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce 1808 Front St. SLIDELL, LA 70458. Phone:(985)643-5678
ShoppingNorth Shore Square , off I-12 exit 80 at 150 North Shore Blvd., contains more than 50 stores and eateries, including Dillard's and At Home. Fremaux Town Center , 1808 Shortcut Hwy./US 190, counts Dick’s Sporting Goods, Dillard’s and Kohl’s among its 60 stores and eateries.
Things to SeeCajun Encounters Tours