Welcome

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.

Features

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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