Louisiana March 21, 2018
Spend A Weekend Roughing It At These 8 Incredibly Scenic Campsites In Louisiana
The weather is perfect for going on an outdoor adventure. Before it gets too hot, consider clearing your weekend and spending a few days roughing it with a tent in some of these beautiful locations. Campfires, s’mores, and beautiful views. What more could you ask for?
1. Valentine Lake
Nestled in the heart of the Kisatchie National Forest, this little hidden gem is perfect for anyone looking to get away from in all and be immersed in nature.
2. Lake Claiborne State Park
Located in Claiborne Parish, this northwestern Louisiana state park is popular for anyone looking to spend some time outdoors. The lake offers great fishing and boating activities, plus the man-made beach is popular during the summer months.
225 State Park Road Homer, LA 71040.
3. Silver Creek Campground
Head on over to Mount Hermon for epic outdoor adventures. Silver Creek offers ATV trails, fishing, swimming, and more.
37323 Highway 1055, Mount Hermon, Louisiana 70450.
4. Holly Beach
Known as the "Cajun Riviera," Holly Beach is a lovely little beach area in Cameron Parish. You can park your truck right on the beach and enjoy a relaxing evening by the campfire with the Gulf of Mexico right at your fingertips.
5. Grand Isle State Park
You can set up camp right on the beach over at Grand Isle State Park! Spend your days exploring the nature trails, birdwatching, or catching dinner on the 900-foot fishing pier, and your nights stargazing while listening to the sounds of the waves crashing.
108 Admiral Craik Drive, Grand Isle, Louisiana 70358.
6. Kisatchie National Forest
Comprised of more than 604,000 acres spread over five Ranger Districts, you can bet there are dozens of amazing campsites nestled in Kisatchie National Forest. You’ll see some of the roughest terrains Louisiana has to offer, but it will pay off when you see views like this one, off of the Backbone Trail.
7. South Toledo Bend State Park
One of two Louisiana state parks on the shores of the Toledo Bend Reservoir, South Toledo Bend State Park offers up some of the best fishing in the state. The 1,000-acre park also offers great options for those looking to go hiking or biking, and there is also a beach area for swimming. The sunsets over the reservoir are absolutely incredible — you won’t want to miss them!
120 Bald Eagle, Anacoco, LA 71403.
8. Palmetto Island State Park
Located on the Vermilion River, this state park offers several activities for the outdoor enthusiast. Visitors can use the boat launch to access the river for fishing and boating, and the interior lagoons are great for canoers and kayakers. Palmetto Island State Park is also filled with wildlife, from gators to the occasional bear.
19501 Pleasant Road, Abbeville, LA 70510.
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