Bayou Bodcau Reservoir

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Bayou Bodcau Reservoir

Louisiana

(318) 322-6391

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Things To Do

Overview

There is no permanent pool at this flood control dam. However, Bossier Parish maintains Ivan Lake on 520 acres of reservoir lands. A major waterfowl and upland game management and hunting area is open to the public. There is an accessible (wheelchairs) hiking trail available and an environmental education center.

Map of Bayou Bodcau Reservoir

Latitude, Longitude: 32.709167, -93.479919

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Activities

  • Boating

    Boat ramps exist at several recreation areas.

  • Bicycling

    Please contact park services for more information.

  • Camping

    Camp sites are available at several recreation areas.

  • Fishing

    Fishing is permitted. Contact park services for more information.

  • Hiking

    There are hiking trails at both the Waterfowl Area and Tom Merrill Recreation Area.

  • Horseback Riding

    Please contact park services for more information.

  • Hunting

    Hunting is permitted. Please contact park services for more information.

  • Picnicking

    A picnic area is available at the Tom Merrill Recreation Area.

  • Water Sports

    Please contact park services for more information.

Directions

Driving

Fromn Shreveport, LA, 20 miles East on I-20, then North on LA 157 to Bellevue, 2 miles North on a county road.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(318) 322-6391

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