Calcasieu Ranger District


Photo showing Valentine Lake, picnic table and campground area near the water's edge

The Calcasieu Ranger District is divided into two land areas called "Units". These Units are named the Evangeline Unit and the Vernon Unit. The Calcasieu Ranger District Office is located on Highway 28 West, two miles east of Gardner and ten miles west of Alexandria, Louisiana.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Due to COVID-19, office hours are limited. Please call before you visit to ensure the office will be open. Permits and passes sold by appointment ONLY on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., 9912 Hwy 28 West Boyce, LA  71409 (318) 793-9427 or (800) 225-9733.

General Information

Directions: The Calcasieu Ranger District Office is located on Highway 28 West, two miles east of Gardner and ten miles west of Alexandria, Louisiana.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Horse Camping

Areas for Horse Camping at Calcasieu Ranger District

Horse Riding

Areas for Horse Riding at Calcasieu Ranger District

OHV Trail Riding

Areas for OHV Trail Riding at Calcasieu Ranger District

Interpretive Areas

Areas for Interpretive Areas at Calcasieu Ranger District

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

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