Fullerton Lake Recreation Complex, Camping/Day Use

Area Status: Temporarily Closed

The Fullerton Lake Recreation Complex was once the site of the Fullerton Sawmill and community, which was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. Ruins and foundations of one of the largest sawmill operations in the South may be seen on the 1.6 mile Fullerton Mill Trail. The Fullerton Recreation Complex has single and group day-use picnic facilities, camping areas for trailers, campers, and tents, fire rings, bank fishing, non-motorized boat launch and boating, hiking and biking trails, flush restrooms, water, and trash receptacles.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Partially closed - the boat launch, pavilion, restrooms, children's playground and the interpretive trail are OPEN to the public. No camping at this time.
Reservations: Reservations required for Group Use Area. Please call (318)793-9427 to place reservations.
Fees: The Fullerton Lake Campground has a $15 per night camping fee. $35-75 per day fee for Group Use Area.  
Closest Towns: Leesville
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush Toilets

General Information

Directions: From Leesville, take U.S. Hwy 171 south 7 miles to LA Hwy 10, turn left and proceed 18 miles to Hwy 399. Turn left on Hwy 399 and proceed 5 miles to the signed entrance road on the left to Fullerton Lake Recreation Complex.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Mountain Biking

Campground Camping

Tents, trailers and campers
Fire Information Fire rings/grills

RV Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

Fishing Mode Bank fishing

Day Hiking

Interpretive Areas


Group Picnicking

Boating - Non-Motorized

Launch Ramps Yes

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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