Longleaf Vista

Area Status: Open

Visitors to the Longleaf Vista Recreation Area can enjoy picnicking under large pines, taking in the breathtaking panoramic views of the Kisatchie Hills Wilderness Area from a stone gazebo, or hike on the 1.5 mile interpretive loop trail. General day-use, picnic tables and barbeque pits, trash receptacles, flush restrooms, interpretive trail, and drinking water. Be sure to hold down the faucet button for five seconds, the pump has a delay. Utilize the new group pavilion with your family.

At a Glance

Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush Toilets

General Information

Directions: From Interstate 49, take the Derry exit (exit 119) and turn south on Louisiana 119. Drive 5.5 miles on LA Hwy 119 to Forest Highway 59 (Longleaf Scenic Byway). Turn right (west) onto FH 59 and go 3.2 miles to the recreation junction, a signed location.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

Interpretive Areas


picnic tables and bbq pits
Fire Information Fire rings/grills

Group Picnicking

picnic tables and barbeque pits
Fire Information Fire rings/grills

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