The best camping near Jimmie Davis State Park

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The Yoga Barn Camping or Glamping

6 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents28 acres · Ruston, LA
Come and enjoy tent camping, dry rv camping, or try a unique glamping experience in the magical Yoga Barn with a full-sized bed under a screened in canopy. Go to bed star gazing and wake up surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature. There is a clean composting toilet running water in the barn, and the outdoor shower is heavenly!
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Bayou Darbonne RV lot

1 site · RV1 acre · Claiborne, LA
Nestled at the mouth of Bayou Darbonne our rv spot boast great views in a quiet setting. This lot is very private and the only RV spot on our .57 acre lot. Access to Joe Bobs boat ramp is about a 1/4 mile away, so you can bring your boat and tie up at the boat dock located on the property. Come enjoy great fishing and beautiful sunrises on this Louisiana bayou! Minutes away from town and Interstate 20 you may see tons of wild life from deer, foxes, owls, and maybe even an alligator…….
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Louisiana Plantation River Bank

2 sites · RVs7 acres · Columbia, LA
The historic French built antebellum plantation home and gardens was built circa 1793-1820. The home and gardens is located on the Ouachita River. I built a culinary herb farm and nursery on the plantation grounds, in which I was named after by my family. My farm is called Louisiana Herbs LLC. Their are plenty of great sites to pitch a tent and camp in the plantation gardens or on the river bank. Learn more about this land:Pitch your tent on your choice area next to the muddy Ouachita River on the grounds of an historic french antebellum home plantation in northeast Louisiana. You may fish, boat, swim, etc. Suggested early winter to late spring for camping - Louisiana can be a bit hot and humid in the warmer months. We can wine and dine you at the plantation dinner table with home cooked Louisiana cuisine (optional for an extra cost) & get you liquored up with mint juleps, homemade absinthe, mix drinks, etc. anywhere on the plantation grounds is acceptable to pitch a tent and make a campfire. we can provide wood, & possible minimal electricity to your camp area for now. there is access to water at the greenhouse area, as well as electricity. the greenhouse is a culinary herb farm and nursery, no smoking tobacco near the nursery and greenhouse area.
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The best camping near Jimmie Davis State Park guide

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About

First-rate freshwater fishing, waterskiing, hiking, biking, and checking out the critters are just a few of the adventures that await you at Jimmie Davis State Park. Families will dig the sleepover lodge and the busy playground. Wildlife lovers will get down with the huge variety of birds that pass through the area during spring and fall migrations, and campers, well, you’ll love just hanging out and making this place your home for a few days. Located on a peninsula on Caney Lake, you can surround yourself with water and immerse yourself in adventurous good times.

When to go

The ideal time to visit Jimmie Davis State Park is during the spring and fall, when the weather is mild and the natural scenery is at its peak. Summer months can be quite warm, making early morning or late evening the best times for outdoor activities. Winters are generally mild but can occasionally bring cold snaps.

Know before you go

  • Check the weather forecast before your visit to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.
  • Be aware of park hours, typically from 8:30am to 5pm, and plan your activities accordingly.
  • Remember to pack essentials like water, sunscreen, and insect repellent for your outdoor adventures.
  • Stay informed about any trail closures or area restrictions during your visit.
  • Facilities such as restrooms and picnic areas are available, but it's wise to confirm their accessibility ahead of time.

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