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Louisiana State Parks

Bayou Segnette State Park
Chemin-A-Haut State Park
Chicot State Park
Cypremort Point State Park
Fairview-Riverside State Park
Fontainebleau State Park
Grand Isle State Park
Jimmie Davis State Park at Caney Lake
Lake Bistineau State Park
Lake Bruin
Lake Claiborne State Park
Lake D'Arbonne State Park
Lake Fausse Pointe State Park
North Toledo Bend
Poverty Point Reservoir State Park
Sam Houston Jones State Park
South Toledo Bend State Park
St. Bernard State Park
Tickfaw State Park

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Description - Enjoy championship fishing, relive a Civil War battle, hear the best of Louisiana's country music, or pitch a tent under the stars. State Parks are open 365 days a year. State Historic Sites and our Preservation Area are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Each one of our State Historic Sites was selected for its historical, cultural or archaeological significance. Museums, artifacts, outdoor displays and interpretive programs are some of the ways each area tells its remarkable story. Again, buildings and structures are suited to the character of the location. The Louisiana State Arboretum in Ville Platte, a State Preservation Area, offers visitors a living botanical museum with natural growth and plantings grown for scientific or educational purposes. Trees, shrubs and flowers are labeled for observation along an extensive network of trails.

Attractions - Most State Parks feature a waterfront location, campsites and picnic areas. Several have cabins and/or group camps (all with A/C) which, like other buildings in the parks, were designed to reflect each park's cultural environment and ambiance. For reservations, call 1-877-CAMP-N-LA, Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Recreation - You can hike, fish, bike and enjoy birding and nature trails. Historical experiences and overnight camping are available.

Climate - Southern Louisiana experiences a subtropical climate that's warm throughout the year. Winter months bring low temperatures near 40 degrees F and highs above 55 degrees F. During the summer expect high temperatures to reach 95 degrees F frequently, with mid-afternoon showers. Humidity is highest in August and September. Northern regions of the state have cooler winters and somewhat warmer summers than the south. Low temperatures in the winter dip into the high 30s and highs reach 60 degrees F. July and August are the hottest months with average high temperatures reaching 100 degrees. Humidity is slightly lower in the northern uplands and the average rainfall in May is higher than any other month.

Location - Maps and directions to each Louisiana State Park are available on the wildernet.com page describing the park.

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Contact Information:
Louisiana State Parks, P.O. Box 44426 , Baton Rouge, LA, 70804-4426, Phone: (888) 677-1400
, parks@crt.state.la.us

Additional Information:
Louisiana - Louisiana contains the largest population of french speaking Americans. The unique Cajun folkways and southern swamps and bayous define the character of this state.

Louisiana State Park Location Map - Map showing the location of each Lousiana State Park.
Louisiana State Parks Website - Official agency website.


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