LOUISIANA STATE PARKS POLICIES REGARDING CAMPSITES CABINS
AND LODGES, GROUP SITES, PAVILIONS, AND MEETING ROOMS
regulations are posted online and at each site and must be observed by all
guests and their visitors.
can be created up to 13 months in advance online, and changed and cancelled by calling 1-833-609-0686. Customers must be at least 21 years of age to
reserve a campsite or group shelter.
Check-In: Check-in: 2 pm. Must have receipt (electronic
or printed) of their registration throughout their stay.
Check-Out: 1 p.m.
Occupancy: The level of occupancy at a campground is specific to each
site. This level will be posted at each facility and will be specified
within the reservation system. Tents erected off designated sites are
subject to removal. Camping between designated campsites is prohibited. When
camping areas are filled to stated capacity, no other campers will be allowed. Camping is limited to 15 consecutive days for any overnight
site. Visitors using a campsite for 15
consecutive days, must vacate the site for 7 consecutive days before occupancy
may be resumed.
Day Use Facilities
Pavilions and meeting rooms are accessible during operating
NOTE: Entrance fees are still applicable to renters of
day-use facilities. An advance deposit equal to the appropriate use rate is
required to reserve meeting rooms or group picnic pavilions.
The level of occupancy of Event Centers is specific to each
facility. This level will be posted at
each facility and will be specified within the reservation system.
Check-In Meeting rooms are accessible during operating
Deposit: A one-day deposit is required when making reservations. Pricing varies from park to park.
Campsites: Cancellation of reservations made 10 to 13 months prior to
arrival will result in a one-day rental charge for each facility reserved.
Cancellation fees, for each facility reserved within the 9-month window, are
$10 for reservations canceled 15 days or more prior to arrival, and a one-day
rental within 14 days of arrival.
Day-Use Facilities: The cancellation fee is a minimum of $10 per facility, if cancelled 15 days or more prior to the arrival date. If the reservation is cancelled 14 days or less before arrival, the cancellation fee is one day's usage fee.
campsites are welcome; however, the number of visitors and registered guests
must not exceed the stated occupancy limit at any time. Visitors must leave
prior to closing times.
All group gatherings
must conclude before 10 p.m.
Smoking Policy: Smoking is prohibited in all enclosed
Pets: Any pet brought into a State Park must be on a leash (not to
exceed 6 feet in length) or caged or crated. Pets are only permitted within
designated buildings or other enclosed structures on site. Seeing-eye dogs are
permitted in overnight facilities and near swimming areas. Pet owners are
responsible for any injury or damage caused by their pets. Dogs and other pets
are not allowed to run freely on park property.
Alcohol: Consumption of alcoholic beverages is only
allowed within reserved campsites or reserved group shelters. Alcohol consumption is prohibited in all
Campfires: All campfires must be kept in
designated areas. Never leave a campfire unattended. Only “dead and down” trees
and branches may be collected for firewood. Please contact the area manager directly about
finding local sources of wood.
Collecting & Defacing:
plant life, driftwood, artifacts and any other natural or man-made features are
protected and may not be disturbed or removed. Possession of metal detecting
equipment is prohibited.
Motor Vehicles &
Golf Carts: Roads on the area are public roads. All vehicles (including golf carts) must be
considered “Street Legal” by law. All drivers must have a valid driver’s
license. Vehicles are only allowed on
designated roads and parking areas.
televisions, musical instruments and all other noise-making devices are not to
be used between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. in a manner that such devices may be heard
by other visitors and must be kept at low volumes during other times.
CONFERENCE CENTER AT BLACK BEAR GOLF CLUB POLICIES
The following policies are set forth for rental of the Conference Center and Group agrees to abide by these
Half of the rental fee ($100 Exterior & $250 Interior) must be submitted with signed Conference Center
Request Form Rental Agreement and Contract to reserve the meeting space. If the request is confirmed by
the Conference Center, the balance of the rental fee is due seven (7) days before the event is scheduled.
No penalty if written notice is provided two weeks (14 days) prior to rental date. Cancellation less than two
weeks will be accessed a 25% administrative fee. No refunds if cancellation is less than one week (7 days)
from scheduled rental date. A full refund, less applicable cancellation fees, will be mailed to Group upon
A day rental is from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm. If an event is extended beyond these hours, a $100 per hour
charge will be assessed up to 12:00 am. After 12:00 am, a $100 every 15 minutes will be charged until the
event is concluded and guests are off the Conference Center property.
Please give name and phone number of your Group’s contact in marketing pieces and not the Conference
Center staff. Group is not authorized to use the Black Bear Conference Center, Poverty Point State Park, or
any Louisiana State Park trademarks, trade names, service marks, logos, or other identifying marks without
prior express written consent of the Assistant Secretary of the Louisiana Office of State Parks.
Any change from standard set-up is an additional $100.00 charge.
Standard in-House Flat Screen SmartTV: Flat Screen 72” SmartTV is available at no additional cost with
the interior room rental. Group is responsible for the repair of any damage incurred to the AV equipment
while in the Group’s use.
Group may bring their own AV equipment or order from an outside vendor. The Conference Center offers
no guarantee on compatibility of outside equipment. If additional AV equipment is required, Group is
responsible for arranging rental of equipment, set-up and dismantling. Group must provide name of
company that will be delivering additional AV equipment.
Group is responsible for the cleanliness of the rented Conference Center space upon conclusion of event; a
clean-up fee of up to $250.00 will be assessed if rented space is not returned to its original state.
Food & Drink:
- Chairs and tables must be straightened and returned to original position
- No used materials or trash to be left in Conference Center or exterior Patio
- All used paper, plastic ware; bottles and cans must be place in trash receptacles
- Leftover food must be placed in trash receptacles and taken away
Group may order from a caterer or may bring in food and drink.
Alcohol. If you plan on bringing any type of Alcohol a written approval in advance is necessary and Group
must comply with all local, state and federal permits, regulations and laws. If alcohol is served at event,
Group is responsible for hiring police or commissioned officer during the event.
- No smoking in or around rental facility.
- No candles or incense may be used.
- No nails or tape on the walls for decorating.
- No confetti, glitter, rice, fireworks, smoke machines or other objects that litter the Conference
Center can be used on site.