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This exceptional park with 1,087 acres of lakes, trees, vistas, rivers and streams is located at the confluence of the Houston & Calcasieu Rivers and Indian Bayou.

Facilities include 62 improved campsites, 14 cabins, a boat launch, rental boats, a scenic picnic area with pavilions, a playground and restrooms. The site is located in the Central Migratory Flyway and just north of the most productive birding region in Louisiana. Bird watching is excellent. In the spring and fall, migratory patterns bring nearly 200 species within 30 miles of the park site.

Location: 107 Sutherland Road, Lake Charles Louisiana 70611 Telephone 337-855-2665 Toll Free: 888-677-7264

Other Louisiana State Parks nearby:
(Ville Platte) Chicot State Park
(Ville Platte) Louisiana State Arboretum
(Lake Charles) Sam Houston Jones State Park

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