Located about 9 miles from the Cane River Cottage and Guesthouse is Northwestern State University (NSU). Getting there is easy. Leave Cane River to the right and follow Pratt Lane to Old Bermuda Road (PR-640) to LA-494 and turn right. Stay on that until it becomes Keyser and turn left on Jefferson Street in Natchitoches. You’ll run into the campus of Northwestern State University.
Northwestern State University, often called NSU or Northwestern, is a public four-year university primarily situated in Natchitoches, Louisiana, with a nursing campus in Shreveport and general campuses in Leesville/Fort Polk and Alexandria. It is a part of the University of Louisiana System. NSU currently offers more than 50 degree programs and complete accreditation of all of its degree programs. Located on the campus of NSU is Prather Coliseum is a 3,900-seat multi-purpose arena. It was built in 1970 and is home to the Northwestern State University Demons basketball team.
Visit the university’s official website linked at the bottom of this page for information on all their program, a campus map, upcoming events, athletic schedules and much more.
The Cane River Cottage and Guesthouse are located about nine miles south of downtown historic Natchitoches in a secluded 200-acre wooded environment. We are nestled on the gently flowing Cane River and offer overnight accommodations for up to six couples at a time. Our well furnished and fully equipped kitchen facilities with King bedrooms are the perfect base for your stay in the Natchitoches area.