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 made up to 13 months in advance, online or 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.