Lake D'Arbonne State Park

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Lake D'Arbonne State Park

Louisiana

(318) 368-2086

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Overview

Lake D'Arbonne State Park has beautiful nature scenery for you to enjoy. There are many fun pursuits to suit everybody. Piney forests, rolling hills, five fishing piers, and a beautiful lake draw visitors to this quiet, majestic state park. Designed to keep the focus on nature, park facilities blend with the natural landscape to enhance the outdoor experience of this 655-acre park. Wide open areas of the lake, about seven miles from the park, appeal to water skiers and pleasure boaters. The boat launch at the park opens up all of these opportunities to outdoorsmen. Tree stands in the lake captivate photographers, as do the towering pines on land and the rich diversity of wildlife and birds that make the park their home. Bring your binoculars and camera to capture the wonders of the natural world from the beautiful nature trails. Cyclists will enjoy the challenge of the rolling hills of the park as a starting point for biking excursions into the steep inclines and scenic beauty of North Louisiana. Lighted tennis courts add to the activity options available for all visitors.

The park is open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday through Thursday. All park sites close at 10 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and days preceding holidays.

Map of Lake D'Arbonne (LA)

Latitude, Longitude: 32.779402, -92.482361

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Activities

  • Boating

    Boat docks attract visitors to Lake D'Arbonne, the marvelous 15,250-acre centerpiece of the park. Wide open areas of the lake, about seven miles from the park, appeal to water skiers and pleasure boaters. The boat launch at the park opens up all of these opportunities to outdoorsmen.

  • Bicycling

    Cyclists will enjoy the challenge of the rolling hills of the park as a starting point for biking excursions into the steep inclines and scenic beauty of North Louisiana.

  • Camping

    The park also offers 58 camping sites to chose from. All the sites are equipped with water and electric hook ups.

  • Fishing

    Recreation on Lake D'Arbonne is tremendously popular among locals and visitors, and record freshwater catches of bass, crappie, catfish and bream make Lake D'Arbonne a fishing haven.

  • Hiking

    The park has four trails. The longest is White Trail which is four miles.

  • Historic Sites

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  • Picnicking

    Return for a picnic under the canopy of pine trees and celebrate the magnificence of nature preserved.

  • Tennis

    Lighted tennis courts add to the activity options available for all visitors. Available for overnight guests and for day-use visitors with payment of entrance fee. Courts must be reserved at visitors center prior to play.

  • Water Sports

    Wide open areas of the lake, about seven miles from the park, appeal to water skiers and pleasure boaters.

Directions

Driving

From Ruston, take La. 33 north to Farmerville, then west on La. 2 to Evergreen Road. Go left one-third of a mile on Evergreen Road to the park.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(318) 368-2086

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