Special Places

Beautiful waterfall in the wooded Kisatchie BayouThe Kisatchie National Forest abounds with special areas of interest unique to the geography of Louisiana.  Grand vistas, rippling water, scenic trails, and Archaic caves.  Something for everyone can be found on the 604,000 acres which is Kisatchie National Forest.  Come and explore your National Forest!


Wolf Rock Cave

Wolf Rock Cave is best described as two small rock overhangs overlooking Bundick's Creek.  It is the only known rock shelter in Louisiana used by its early people.

Fullerton Lake Recreation Complex

Historic Fullerton Lake Recreation Complex was once the site of the Fullerton Sawmill and Town which was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.

Fullerton QR Trail

      While visiting Fullerton Lake Recreation Complex, use your smartphone to link to historic pictures of this area. 

Camp Claiborne

During WWII Camp Claiborne was the third largest city in Louisiana.  Camp Claiborne was also the birthplace of the 82nd and 101st, America's first Airborne Divisions.

Places to View Wild Azaleas on the Calcasieu Ranger District

Each Spring in March and April, the woods burst with beautiful color provided by the native or wild azalea, Rhododendron canescens.  If you live near Alexandria, learn which sites provide excellent viewing of these gorgeous plants.

Photo of the native azalea which occurs on the Kisatchie NF.

Recreation Areas