The Kisatchie National Forest is located in the central areas of Louisiana.
Where is this Forest?


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  Kisatchie National Forest has more than 604,000 acres, is spread across seven parishes in Louisiana and is divided into five managed units called Ranger Districts.  Hidden in the bayous, beneath the bald cypress groves and old growth pine, is a world of natural beauty, excitement, learning, recreation, resources and wildlife in their purest form. Come visit Louisiana's only national forest. Our website has migrated to a new system and you may have to become familiar with the new navigation tabs.  We hope that you find this revised website a user-friendly application. 


Kisatchie Resource Advisory Committee






La. Partnership Aims to Restore and Preserve Long Leaf Pine

Beginning this month, Kisatchie National Forest officials will start an initiative to restore and increase the acreage of longleaf pine over the next couple...

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2016-2017 Hunting Rules, Regulations and Schedules

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has released its 2016-17 hunting regulations pamphlet online at the LDWF website...

2015-2016 Motor Vehicle Use Maps Available

2015-16 Motor Vehicle-Use Maps available online.


2015-2016 Catahoula & Red Dirt Permit

2015-16 Catahoula & Red Dirt National Wildlife Management Preserve Permit

2016-2017 KNF Hunting Dates

2016-17 KNF Hunting dates listed...

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