Vernon Parish is proud of its history as a part of "No Man's Land" along what was the disputed border with Mexico. Outlaws and bandits as well as heroes and soldiers made their mark on this fertile soil. Louisiana's Legend Country celebrates their stories that shaped the culture of today. Enjoy our historic heritage and hospitality as well as our many outdoor adventures of today.
Myths & Legends Byway
Louisiana's Legend Country is full of the history of the outlaws, bandits, heroes and soldiers who once traversed the "bad lands" of property that was under ownership dispute between the United States and Spain. This neutral strip of land was under no jurisdiction, so the deeds of the infamous took shape in the wild, wooded areas. Print your map of the Myths & Legends Byway and take a scenic drive to discover it for yourself.
For a complete route and more information. Please visit our Myths & Legends Byway Route Page.
For our Explore the Lore game, please visit LouisianaMythsandLegends.com.
You can also download a driving map with more information.