Catahoula District


View across the water of Stuart Lake

The Catahoula Ranger District encompasses 121,500 acres and is a very popular district with residents of north Rapides and Grant Parishes with its close proximity to Alexandria/Pineville, Ball, and Tioga.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: All Kisatchie National Forest offices are virtual only at this time. Normal hours of operation:  8:00am - 4:30pm, 5325 La Hwy 8, Bentley, LA 71407  (318) 765-3554

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Areas for Campground Camping at Catahoula District

RV Camping

Group Camping

Areas for Group Camping at Catahoula District


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Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Outdoor Learning

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Water Activities

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