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Sam Houston Jones State Park

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Address: 107 Sutherland Rd, Lake Charles, LA 70611-3900
Phone Number: +1 337-855-2665
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Great day trip for family ( + dog)

We hiked the old stagecoach ( yellow) trail and it was very easy for young child to keep up for the couple mile round hike. Lovely river views. Then drove round to the main camp... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Expatmum973
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked the old stagecoach ( yellow) trail and it was very easy for young child to keep up for the couple mile round hike. Lovely river views. Then drove round to the main camp grounds. Lots of quintessential Louisiana swamp landscapes and plenty of turtles sunning themselves.

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Moss Bluff, Louisiana, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this state park....It is the perfect place to take grandchildren or just to go for a walk. Lots of trees, on the water, and plenty of wildlife to see (even a tame deer!)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for great photo opportunities of the Louisiana landscape, this is a great place to find it. Lots of cypress trees resting majestically in the many different waterways. Some wildlife such as deer and turtles can be seen also. I love this state park.

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Sulphur
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sam Houston Jones Park has a lot to offer. Young Deer run loose on the grounds and are sure to capture the attention of young and old. Convenient camper pads as well as lodges (book in advance) this is a popular place from spring through early fall. there is a boat landing for the fisherman and interior pond for the... More 

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Billings, Montana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wish that we had known that they rent cabins as this is the place where we would have stayed. I loved the scenery and how quiet it was. The swamp lands, the slow flowing river, the deer, and turtles were a plus to the visit. The price was also great at 2.00/person. Would definitely recommend

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was nice to get out of the hotel for awile and see the nature's of Louisiana . However I felt the park was small and a lot of things are closed off. I would have liked to see a place to swim at and more cleaning on the grounds.

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Rockledge, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Outside of Lake Charles proper, Sam Houston Jones has great hiking trails, rv sites and quiet nature among the trees. Check it out!

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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This park is a decent place to enjoy with the family, the atmosphere is nice and also the views.There wasn't much for the kids to do, but the eyes definitely had fun

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We were there the weekend of 9/9/16 through 9/11/16, and was very disappointed in the appearance of the park. Now I know with all the budget cuts Louisiana is facing, apparently our State Parks are collateral damage. It is a shame, because it really was a beautiful park

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent place to camp or just go for the day. Great for the entire family. Bike trail, hiking trails, and large deer fences to view the deer. It is by the water and has a play ground and picnic tables. There are always ducks around. I love this place.

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