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

Activities

Mountain Biking

Areas for Mountain Biking at Catahoula District

Road Cycling

Areas for Road Cycling at Catahoula District

Campground Camping

Areas for Campground Camping at Catahoula District

RV Camping

Group Camping

Areas for Group Camping at Catahoula District

Lake and Pond Fishing

Areas for Lake and Pond Fishing at Catahoula District

Horse Riding

Areas for Horse Riding at Catahoula District

Big Game Hunting

Areas for Big Game Hunting at Catahoula District

Viewing Wildlife

Areas for Viewing Wildlife at Catahoula District

Viewing Plants

Areas for Viewing Plants at Catahoula District

Viewing Scenery

Areas for Viewing Scenery at Catahoula District

OHV Trail Riding

Areas for OHV Trail Riding at Catahoula District

Interpretive Areas

Areas for Interpretive Areas at Catahoula District

Picnicking

Areas for Picnicking at Catahoula District

Group Picnicking

Areas for Group Picnicking at Catahoula District

Boating - Non-Motorized

Areas for Boating - Non-Motorized at Catahoula District

Swimming

Areas for Swimming at Catahoula District

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

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