Camping

Lake Fausse Pointe State Park

This beautiful park is located on the edge of the Atchafalaya Basin Spillway and offers a marked canoe trail with primitive campsites, several miles of hiking trails, waterfront cabins, campsites, boat launch, pavilions, conference center and a playground. There are miles of waterways for canoeing and kayaking. Located south of St. Martinville on the west guideline levee.
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Kincaid Reservoir & Wild Azalea Trail

Located in Kisatchie National Forest near Alexandria, Wild Azalea Trail and Kincaid Reservoir offers opportunities for hiking, biking and camping. Terraced campsites hug the side of the hill. There are restrooms, showers, and hookups.
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Kisatchie Ranger District Wilderness Area

The Red Dirt (aka Kisatchie Ranger District) is the highest and hilliest section of Kisatchie.  You’ll find Longleaf pines on soaring ridges.  This is also one of the few areas in the state to find rock outcroppings.  Red Dirt is home to the Backbone Trail and the Caroline Dormon Trail. Kisatchie Bayou Recreation Area is a beautiful place to set up camp.
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Other Camping Opportunities:

Chicot State Park

Located near Ville Platte, this park offers hiking, backpacking, and mountain bike trails bordering Lake Chicot. The Park also offers cabins and campsites and rental canoes. The arboretum provides additional trails and exhibits to enhance your camping experience.

http://www.crt.state.la.us/parks/ichicot.aspx

Fontainbleau State Park

Fontainbleau is located on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain, Hwy. 190, Mandeville, LA, offers overnight camping, picnicking, a swimming pool, and a marked nature trail on more than 2700 acres.

http://www.crt.state.la.us/parks/ifontaine.aspx

Indian Creek Recreation Area

This is the perfect getaway for camping, hiking and boating. Off road trails are available at nearby Forest Hill. Hook-ups, bath houses, and a boat ramp are available. Located in The Alexander State Forest Wildlife Management Area, 515 Forestry Road, Woodworth, LA 337.487.5172.

http://www.ldaf.state.la.us/portal/Offices/Forestry/AlexanderStateForestIndianCreekRecreationA/tabid/237/Default.aspx

North Toledo Bend State Park

On the eastern shore of one of the country’s largest man-made reservoirs, clean and cool waters gently touch the edges of North Toledo Bend State Park. More than 900 acres of pine filled lands are available for camping, hiking, canoeing, and biking. Fully furnished log cabins with all the comforts of home are available for rent. Campsites with hookups are available.

http://www.crt.state.la.us/parks/intoledo.aspx

Sam Houston Jones State Park

Crystal clear waters, towering trees, and beautiful vistas along unspoiled rivers and streams make this area a delight for those who enjoy natural beauty at its finest.

Originally named for the Texas folk hero who traveled extensively in the western reaches of Louisiana, Sam Houston Jones was given its current name in honor of the state’s 37th governor, who was instrumental in setting aside this tract of land for the public to enjoy.

http://www.crt.state.la.us/parks/ishjones.aspx

Tunica Hills Campground

This newly opened campground in the beautiful Tunica Hills area NW of St. Francisville, La was developed to give hikers, bikers and nature-lovers an opportunity to camp in a pristine, century-old hardwood forest in the heart of the Tunica Hills. They’ve taken great pains to leave this beautiful site as natural as possible for the enjoyment of guests. They’ve also labeled trees & plants to educate the guests about the unique flora & fauna of the Tunica Hills.

The campground is adjacent to one of two Tunica Hills Wildlife Management Areas and is near the Clark Creek Natural Area that draw so many city dwellers to this area for recreation.
Contact: 225-921-0956; Address: 12075 Parker Rd. Tunica, LA

http://www.tunicahillscampground.com/Home_Page.php