7 Campgrounds In Louisiana That Are Picture Perfect For Camper And RV Trips
By Jackie Ann|Updated on April 18, 2023(Originally published April 13, 2023)
Louisiana native and LSU Alum (Geaux Tigers!), Jackie has lived in Louisiana for over three decades and currently lives in New Orleans. She's been writing for OnlyInYourState since 2016 and can often be found with a coffee at her side, dreaming of her next adventure.
Looking to hit the road? Whether you’re a seasoned RV’er or a sporadic camper, Louisiana is full of incredible campgrounds that would love to host you for a night or two. Camping is the best way to see Louisiana’s natural landscape up close, and here are some of the most incredible campgrounds in Louisiana that you’re going to fall in love with.
If there's anything better than beach camping in Louisiana, we sure don't know what it is. Pack your bags, because we have some beautiful campgrounds here in Louisiana that offer sandy beaches perfect for sinking your toes into:
Lake Claiborne State Park. This beautiful 643-acre park located in northwestern Louisiana has a lovely white sandy beach situated on the shore of the 6,400-acre, man-made Lake Claiborne. Sink your toes in the sand, slather on some sunscreen, and enjoy the breathtaking water views for a picture-perfect day.
Cypremort Point State Park. Overlooking Vermilion Bay, Cypremort Point State Park has some incredible little cabins that are perfect for a relaxing weekend getaway. There’s a charming little beach for soaking up some sun, and the fishing here at Cypremort Point State Park is amazing. Be sure to stick around for the sunsets, they’re some of the best in the state.
Fontainebleau State Parkis a 2,800-acre state park over in St. Tammany Parish with some absolutely incredible waterfront cabins. The beach overlooking Lake Pontchartrain is the perfect little spot to kick back and enjoy a book after you explore the nature trails that lead you through the lovely scenery.
Grand Isle State Park. This natural oasis offers something for everyone. Not only is it a fisherman’s paradise, but birdwatchers will love walking along the nature trails, where you can spot countless species of migratory birds. And, of course, the endless miles of beaches are always a popular attraction. The best part about this beach is that you can camp right on the beach! Bring your tent and enjoy a memorable weekend under the stars.
Are there any no-reservation campgrounds in Louisiana?
Looking to escape in the wilds of Louisiana on a moment's notice? Check out the following no-reservation campgrounds in Louisiana for your next outdoors fix: