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Kisatchie National Forest

229 Dogwood Park Rd, Provencal, LA 71468-6102
+1 318-472-1840
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came two days in a row

I came back a second day since we enjoyed this remote area so much. We drove on the Longleaf trail... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Nice Place

I've been to Kisatchie Bayou Campground and Day Use area once before - years ago to take senior... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Simpson, LA
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229 Dogwood Park Rd, Provencal, LA 71468-6102
+1 318-472-1840
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

I came back a second day since we enjoyed this remote area so much. We drove on the Longleaf trail scenic byway both days stopping and exploring some of the camps and vistas. Very few other people where there and very little traffic. We really...More

Thank tangojohnDallas
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I've been to Kisatchie Bayou Campground and Day Use area once before - years ago to take senior pics of my youngest son. My husband and I live a little less than 20 miles away, but my husband had never visited here before, so we...More

Thank Ozarkgirl11
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A moderate trail at most. Mostly flat and Sandy trail. A couple of nice overlooks. A couple stream crossings. This was a nice springtime hike. This does not make a complete loop on the trail. I parked at the south trail head, walked the forest...More

Thank nascarmikeb
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Kisatchie is such a huge National Forest, that there's pretty much something for every outdoors lover. There are many campgrounds, plus of course in a National Forest anyone is allowed to camp wherever they want outside of campgrounds in dispersed camping. There are also tons...More

1  Thank AlnAbroad
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We were looking for something to do after having seen the downtown and most of the plantations. The overlook was pretty and worth the drive.

Thank Teresa_DAnna
Reviewed 16 December 2015

i spend a huge amount of time here hikeing,camping,fishing,photo takeing. this area offers some of the most rugged terrain in the state. u have caves,steep cliffs.and canyons to explore.and pristine old growth bottom lands. u cant go wrong visiting this area. so check it out.

1  Thank RANGER3131
Reviewed 30 September 2015

When stayed at the Hilton-Garden in Shreveport and when I pulled Kisatchie National Forest on my gps it gave 3 locations. I picked the one closest to us and it basically ended up down a dirt road that ended in a swamp/levee. No trails, just...More

Thank marshallandroxy
Reviewed 3 April 2013

There's so much to explore in this massive national forest, you could go back once a week and never see it all. It's the only national forest in Louisiana, and includes over 600,000 acres. If you're just going through for a few hours, I recommend...More

12  Thank TrueTexasTraveler
Reviewed 12 March 2013

I camped with 6 other people in the primitive area. The area was clean and had one unisex bathroom. They also have a boat launch and bike trails.

1  Thank Chris G
Reviewed 14 December 2011

Nice pleasant area to tour through in vehicle or enjoy many of the walking paths available.

Thank Greenfrogtrike
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