Welcome to the Kisatchie National Forest's New Look!

Whether you are planning your trip from home or on the road, our new web design and increased mobile device accessibility will make it easier than ever for you to plan your next adventure to the Forest. Please remain patient as we work to update the remaining portions of the website.

Welcome to the Kisatchie National Forest

Come visit Louisiana's ONLY National Forest with over 604,000 acres to explore

Plan Your Adventure

Recreation Status Updates

  • Recreation

    A dirt road next to a lake

    You'll find a variety of recreational opportunities on the Kisatchie for everyone to enjoy - from hiking, biking, horseback riding, camping, fishing, boating, off-highway vehicle riding, and of course, hunting in Sportsman's Paradise!

  • Maps

    A map

    Get the “lay of the land” with maps in your format: interactive, downloadable, and print. Handy Motor Vehicle Use Maps are also available for the Kisatchie.

  • Fire Management

    A women with a torch ignites fire

    The forest will be conducting prescribed burns throughout the year. The purposes of these burns are to re-establish fire’s natural role in the forest ecosystem, improve forest health, and reduce the threat of catastrophic wildfires.


2021-2022 Catahoula & Red Dirt Preserve Permit

2021-2022 Catahoula and Red Dirt National Wildlife Management Preserve Permit

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2021-2022 Hunting Dates for Kisatchie National Forest

2021-2022 Hunting Dates for Kisatchie National Forest

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