OHV Trail Riding

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Come explore our nearly 200 miles of motorized trails on the Kisatchie; more than any other public agency in Louisiana!

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Know before you go:

  • No cross country travel. Stay on the 'Designated Trail' only.
  • Do not ride OHV on roads or the road right-of-way.
  • Short cutting a switchback on any designated trail is prohibited.
  • Do not ride your OHV in the Camping Area or Parking Lot. Use the trail provided.
  • OHV in excess of 50 inches in width is prohibited.
  • OHV tires with lug length in excess of 1" (inch) are prohibited.
  • OHV must have a spark arresting device (muffler).
  • OHV in violation of applicable noise emission standards in excess of (99) decibels at (20) inches from exhaust is prohibited.
  • Day use hours are 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. or daylight to dark.
  • Quiet time is 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. in the camping areas.

For a complete list of OHV Rules and Regulations, please click here.

The Forest is divided into five districts: 1) Calcasieu Ranger District, Evangeline Unit is located in Rapides Parish nearest to Alexandria and Pineville, Vernon Unit in Vernon Parish nearest to Leesville; 2) Catahoula Ranger District is located in Grant Parish, nearest to Pollock, Dry Prong, and Bentley; 3) Winn Ranger District is located in Winn Parish nearest to Winnfield; 4) Kisatchie Ranger District is located in Natchitoches Parish nearest to Natchitoches; 5) Caney Ranger District is located in Webster and Claiborne Parishes, nearest to Homer, Minden, and Shreveport.


OHV Trail Riding Areas

  • Calcasieu Ranger District
  • Evangeline Unit
  • Boy Scout Camp
  • Claiborne Multi-Use Trails
  • Loran/Claiborne Trailhead Camp
  • Vernon Unit
  • Enduro Trail
  • Catahoula Ranger District
  • Hickman Trailhead (Trail)
  • Little Creek Trailhead (Trail)
  • Kisatchie Ranger District
  • Corral Camp
  • Lotus Camp
  • Sandstone Multi-Use Trail

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities