The best camping near Lake Bistineau State Park

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Lake Bistineau State Park adventure.

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Hatchery Cabin

1 site · Lodging4 acres · Bossier City, LA
For over 3 years we have built up the homestead to host family, friends and guest. Check out all our extras we offer. Learn more about this land: Find us on Facebook for photos and offerings. The Hatchery Cabin is 16x20 with porch. It is full electric and has some solar lighting and well water. Outdoor shower is available, (cold water) .We have many farm animals, exotic birds, that can be pet or you can book as a farm day experience.
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Free Range Humanity Project

20 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents69 acres · Plain Dealing, LA
69 acres of raw land untouched since 1944. We pride ourselves in living free. We collect our own water, grow our own food, and produce our own power.The land is lush with trees and foliage for a perfect nature getaway. The serenity and silence is only interrupted by the beautiful sounds of the forest.
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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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McCain's Family Farm, L.L.C.

1 site · RV50 acres · Ringgold, LA
Learn more about this land:Park your RV overlooking one of our blueberry fields. We are a veteran owned small farm mainly offering blueberries (typically in season from late May to mid-July) and honey. We sometimes have other small offerings and are working to expand our variety of fruit. Our blueberries are grown without pesticides.
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Major Stafford Estate 1886

20 sites · RVs, Tents50 acres · Castor, LA
50 Acre property with running stream water for fishing and hundreds of locations to set up camp. If is recommend that you park by the front gate and either ATV/or on foot back into the property to camp. Located in Ringgold Louisiana this is a perfect place for a few days of real outdoor camping.
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Southern Heritage Farms

6 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents300 acres · Eastwood, LA
farming hunting fishing camping and special event space with a full catering kitchen. we have space for your horses and dogs.
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The best camping near Lake Bistineau State Park guide

Overview

About

Thought New Orleans is the only place to go in Louisiana? Think again. When you visit Lake Bistineau State Park, you’ll see exactly what we’re talking about. Fishermen, get ready to score big time: the lake is stocked high with fish, practically begging to be caught. While you’re out by the lake, take advantage of those hot summer days and go for a boat ride or swim. Play through on the disc golf course and hike the multiple stunning trails through the park; bring ‘round the horse on the six mile horse trail! Lake Bistineau State Park is Louisiana at its best!

Notable campgrounds

  • Whispering Pines Campground: A tranquil retreat amid towering pines, ideal for reconnecting with nature.
  • Lakeview Campground: Offers stunning views of Lake Bistineau, perfect for sunrise watchers and stargazers.
  • Cypress Bend Campground: A favorite for anglers and boaters, with easy access to the lake's bountiful waters.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  • Book early to secure your spot, as campgrounds fill up quickly during peak seasons.
  • Consider visiting during weekdays for better availability and a quieter experience.
  • Check for cancellations regularly, as last-minute openings can occur.
  • Explore nearby camping options to maximize your chances of finding a reservation.

When to go

The best time to visit Lake Bistineau State Park is during the spring and fall when the weather is mild and the natural beauty is at its peak. Summer months can be hot and humid, while winter brings cooler temperatures. Avoid holiday weekends if you prefer a more peaceful visit.

Know before you go

  • Check the park's website for any alerts or closures before your visit.
  • Wear appropriate footwear for hiking and bring insect repellent to ward off mosquitoes.
  • Be mindful of wildlife and maintain a safe distance at all times.
  • Facilities include restrooms, picnic areas, and boat launches for your convenience.
  • Remember to pack out all trash and leave no trace to preserve the park's natural beauty.

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