Photo of inflatable Smokey Bear at a pumpkin patch in West Monroe


That's right - Smokey Bear, the beloved fire prevention icon is turning 75 years old on August 9.  The Kisatchie National Forest and the Rapides Parish Library will be throwing a birthday party bash for the big guy on SEPTEMBER 28 at the Alexandria Foresty Center, located across from the Veteran's Administration Hospital at 2500 Shreveport Hwy in Pineville.  The event will kick off at 9 a.m. and go until Noon.  There will be activities, giveaways, and of course, birthday cake to celebrate this momentous occasion.  All are welcome to this FREE event. 

Welcome to the Kisatchie!

With over 604,000 acres to explore, you can find an activity to enjoy on the Kisatchie National Forest.  Whether you like to fish, hunt, kayak, mountain bike, run, hike, canoe, horseback, motor bike, camp… Kisatchie National Forest has a destination for you.  Visit your National Forest today!



2019-2020 Hunting Dates for Kisatchie National Forest

2019-2020 Hunting Dates for Kisatchie National Forest

2019-2020 Catahoula & Red Dirt Preserve Permit

2019-2020 Catahoula and Red Dirt National Wildlife Management Preserve Permit


2018-2019 Catahoula & Red Dirt Preserve Permit

2018-2019 Catahoula & Red Dirt National Wildlife Managment Preserve Permit

2018-2019 Hunting Rules, Regulations and Schedules

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has released its 2018-2019 hunting regulations booklet.

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