Kisatchie District

Scenic view of Longleaf Vista with pine trees

Locally known as the "Little Grand Canyon," visitors to the Kisatchie District will enjoy panoramic views from the sandstone bluffs of the Longleaf Vista Recreation Area; feel the cool currents, view the natural white sandy shoreline, and rocky rapids at Kisatchie Bayou Recreation Area; experience a wilderness challenge in the nationally designated Kisatchie Hills Wilderness; drive leisurely along the 17-mile Longleaf Trail Scenic Byway; experience ATV trail riding on the Sandstone Multi-Use Trail; or ride your horse on the Caroline Dormon Horse Trail.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: All Kisatchie National Forest offices are virtual only at this time. Normal hours of operation:  7:00am - 4:00pm, 229 Dogwood Park Rd Provencal, LA  71468  (318) 472-1840

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Mountain Biking

Areas for Mountain Biking at Kisatchie District

Road Cycling

Areas for Road Cycling at Kisatchie District

Lake and Pond Fishing

Areas for Lake and Pond Fishing at Kisatchie District

Horse Camping

Areas for Horse Camping at Kisatchie District

Horse Riding

Areas for Horse Riding at Kisatchie District

Big Game Hunting

Areas for Big Game Hunting at Kisatchie District

Viewing Wildlife

Areas for Viewing Wildlife at Kisatchie District

Viewing Scenery

Areas for Viewing Scenery at Kisatchie District

OHV Camping

Areas for OHV Camping at Kisatchie District

OHV Trail Riding

Areas for OHV Trail Riding at Kisatchie District

Interpretive Areas

Areas for Interpretive Areas at Kisatchie District


Areas for Picnicking at Kisatchie District

Group Picnicking

Areas for Group Picnicking at Kisatchie District

Scenic Driving

Areas for Scenic Driving at Kisatchie District

Boating - Non-Motorized

Areas for Boating - Non-Motorized at Kisatchie District

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

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