America the Beautiful Senior Pass Price Increase

Photo of an America the Beautiful Senior Pass beside the USFS ShieldSeniors 62 and older will experience a price increase in the America the Beautiful Senior Pass.  Currently, the price for a lifetime Senior Pass is $10.  After August 27, the price for a lifetime pass will jump to $80.  Senior Passes may be purchased at any of the Kisatchie National Forest offices listed in the left column of this page.  A pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. Each pass covers entrance fees at national parks and national wildlife refuges as well as standard amenity fees (day use fees) at national forests and grasslands, and at lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. A pass covers entrance, standard amenity fees and day use fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per vehicle fee areas (or up to four adults at sites that charge per person). Children age 15 or under are admitted free.



Duck Blind Tags Available for Corney Lake

The Kisatchie National Forest Caney Ranger District announces that individuals will be allowed to place duck blinds on Corney LakPhoto of a duck blind on water surrounded by duck decoys.e as of August 12, 2017. Duck blind tags are available one per household and may be picked up at the Caney Ranger District office, located at 3288 Highway 79 in Homer, LA, 71040. The duck blind tags are free.  The tag shall be placed in a visible position on the blind and shall remain in place as long as the blind is on the forest. Blinds not displaying a tag and decoys may be considered abandoned property, and are subject to impoundment within 72 hours under CFR 36 262.12. Duck blinds are required to be removed from Corney Lake within 30 days of the final day of duck season. Decoys are required to be removed at close of duck season. For additional information, please call the Caney Ranger District at 318-927-2061.


Kisatchie National Forest has more than 600,000 acres, is spread across seven parishes in Louisiana and is divided into five managed units called Ranger Districts.  Hidden in the bayous, beneath the bald cypress groves and old growth pine, is a world of natural beauty, excitement, learning, recreation, resources and wildlife in their purest form. Come visit Louisiana's only national forest. The mission of the USDA Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation's forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.




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