Recreation


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  • Calcasieu Ranger District

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    With over 183,000 acres divided into two units, Vernon Unit (near Leesville) and Evangeline Unit (near Alexandria/Pineville), the Calcasieu District is filled with beautiful longleaf pines, pitcher plant bogs, and scenic trails.

  • Caney Ranger District

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    Near the state line of Arkansas, the 32,000-acre Caney Ranger District is a fisherman's dream with serene Caney and Corney Lakes.

  • Catahoula Ranger District

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    With its close proximity to Alexandria and Pineville, this 121,500 acre-District is popular with residents of Rapides and Grant Parishes as they explore the piney woods and hardwood bottoms on one of the many trails.

  • Kisatchie Ranger District

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    With a little over 102,000 acres of scenic vistas, byways, pine trees and bayous to explore in Natchitoches Parish, the Kisatchie Ranger District is truly unique.

  • Winn Ranger District

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    With over 164,000 acres, the Winn Ranger District's towering pines, historic Gum Springs, and horse trails are favorite destinations.

Recreation Map

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Recreation Conditions Report

Area Name Status Area Conditions
Big Branch Trail Temporarily Closed Temporarily Closed This trail is closed due to damages from Hurricanes Laura and Delta.
Caney Lakes Recreation Complex, Day Use/Water Ski Open Open
Claiborne Multi-Use Trails Open Open
Cloud Crossing Campground Open Open
Corral Camp Open Open
Enduro Camp Closed Closed Due to hurricane damage, the campground at Enduro is currently closed.
Enduro Trail Closed Closed Closed due to hurricane damage in the area. Trail will reopen when it is safe to use.
Fullerton Lake Recreation Complex, Camping/Day Use Temporarily Closed Temporarily Closed Partially closed - the boat launch, pavilion, restrooms, children's playground and the interpretive trail are OPEN to the public. No camping at this time.
Gum Springs Horse Camp and Trails Open Open Both the Short Loop and Long Loop are OPEN.
Hickman Trailhead (Trail) Closed Closed Due to impacts from Hurricane Laura, this OHV trail is closed.
Kincaid Lake Recreation Area, Camping/Day Use Open Open The day-use beach area at the Kincaid Lake Recreation Area is open seasonally from Mother's Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, closing the Tuesday after Labor Day. The campground and trails around Kincaid Lake remain closed due to Hurricane Laura damage.
Kisatchie Bayou Recreation Complex Camping/Day Use Open Open
Little Creek Trailhead (Trail) Closed Closed Due to impacts from Hurricane Laura, this OHV trails is closed.
Longleaf Vista Open Open
Longleaf Vista Interpretive Trail Open Open
Loran/Claiborne Trailhead Camp Open Open
Lotus Camp Open Open
Oak Camp Open Open
Sandstone Multi-Use Trail Open Open
Stuart Lake Recreation Complex, Camping/Day Use Open Open
Sugar Cane Trail Open Open
Valentine Lake Recreation Complex, Camping/Day Use Open Open

Recreation Areas