Blue Hole Recreation Complex, Day Use

Area Status: Open

The Blue Hole Recreation Complex is a compact area that has much to offer visitors. From a group-use picnic shelter, day-use picnic area in the grass along the shore of Blue Hole, to a loop trail with an wildlife viewing platform. Canoeing is also available but limited due to the size of the Blue Hole. Gravel parking and trash receptacles are available.

At a Glance

Fees: The Group Shelter costs from $35 to $75, depending on how many people are in your party. Call (318) 793-9427 for more information.
Closest Towns: Leesville
Restroom: Vault Toilets

General Information

Directions: From Leesville, take U.S. Hwy 171 south 7 miles to LA Hwy 10, turn left and go straight, when LA Hwy 10 turns right, onto Forest Service Road 405 (Tank Road). Follow FR 405 to the signs to Blue Hole on the left.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Lake and Pond Fishing

Fishing Mode Bank fishing

Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Easy

Viewing Wildlife


Group Picnicking

Group Shelter Yes
Fire Information Fire rings/grills

Boating - Non-Motorized

Launch Ramps Yes

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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