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Cypress Black Bayou Park & Recreation Area

Open Now: 8:00 am - 6:45 pm
Open today: 8:00 am - 6:45 pm
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A Hidden Gem

The people at the gate were nice and made check in a breeze. The park is quiet, shady with lots of... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Robert K
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Winnsboro, Louisiana
Fun day trip

It is good for a half day or a full day. We went for a few hours and walked around. Small kids and... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Dennis Z
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Benton
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“piers”(2 reviews)
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Cypress Black Bayou Park and Recreation Area offers camping, RVing, swimming, hiking, fishing, picnicking, a Nature Center and a zoo and much more!
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135 Cypress Park Dr, Benton, LA 71006-8755
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reading some negative reviews about this camp, we were a bit concerned we might not enjoy our weekend. However, our experience with the park employees exceeded expectations by far. We were allowed to change spots several times upon arrival, searching for the perfect place....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 694keithk
JennyneP1, Public Relations Manager at Cypress Black Bayou Park & Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're so glad that you enjoyed it here, and I will pass your praise along to the staff. Thanks for the kind words! Happy Holidays!

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Every time I've visited the Cyprus Black Bayou I've been the only person there, the rules are ridiculous, no wonder nobody visits the place, you feel like just about everything your doing is in some way breaking the rules! The staff are particularly unfriendly. It's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Licia P
JennyneP1, Public Relations Manager at Cypress Black Bayou Park & Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

I would so appreciate it if you would contact me directly so that we can speak about this. I hate to think that anyone had an unpleasant experience with our staff. It is our goal to provide a beautiful place for people to have fun...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Rules are necessary, but it would appear that the staff has run everybody off. I will never visit this park again. The staff needs training in public relations.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Roam485518
JennyneP1, Public Relations Manager at Cypress Black Bayou Park & Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

I am sorry that you had a poor experience and we will certainly use this review to focus on these issues.

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I love this park and the kids enjoy the trails. The have recently built new bathroom facilities and have completely redone the beach area. The security is great when the beaches are packed!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JackJ2153
Jennyne P, Public Relations Manager at Cypress Black Bayou Park & Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thanks for your review! I am just now seeing it. We're glad that you had a nice visit and really appreciate you acknowledging the progress. Come back soon!

Reviewed 11 October 2017

The people at the gate were nice and made check in a breeze. The park is quiet, shady with lots of trees, clean, well mantained, covers several hundreds acres with squirrels and lots of birds. The park has a small zoo which is very enjoyable....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Robert K
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

It is good for a half day or a full day. We went for a few hours and walked around. Small kids and older ones will like it.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Dennis Z
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Good little park on the lake. Has swimming area but was to cold to swim. Small animal exhibit. Cheap to get in to park.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank alanrinla
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Our family spends quite a bit of time at Cypress Black Bayou Park & Recreation Area. There is a nice beach area that is spread into two somewhat separate areas. One side is very near the snack shack and the pavilion where the bathrooms are....More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Pat G
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We live near Cypress Black Bayou Recreation Area. This park is a wonderful place to take the family. There is a multitude of things to do. The park has boat launches, RV pads with hookups and restroom and shower areas. Also, an RV dump station....More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Robert K
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

However, it is pretty much the only beach in the immediate Shreveport-Bossier area. Went here recently with family, the park is wonderfully large and beautiful with lots of picnic tables, grills and bargain at $2 a person. Downsides, after swimming in fairly clear lakes in...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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