Lake Fausse Pointe State Park

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Lake Fausse Pointe State Park

Louisiana

(337) 229-4764

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Overview

Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, at the edge of a beautiful water wilderness, is a perfect point from which to explore the natural and cultural heritage of South Louisiana. Combine your wilderness adventure with a tour of nearby historic areas such as the city of St. Martinville and Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site. A stay at Lake Fausse Pointe State Park will be remembered as an introduction to the remarkable diversity of South Louisiana. Fishing, boating and canoeing opportunities abound. A boat launch gives visitors easy access to the labyrinth of waterways that winds through the Basin. A visitor center complex features a boat dock with rentals, and a nature center provides fun programs and activities as a way to learn about the surrounding environment.

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 Fausse Pointe (LA)

Latitude, Longitude: 30.003706, -91.586151

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Activities

  • Boating

    A boat launch gives visitors easy access to the labyrinth of waterways that winds through the Basin. A visitor center complex features a boat dock with rentals.

  • Camping

    The park has 50 camp sites for visitors to chose from. Both the improved and premium camp sites have water and electrical hook ups.

  • Fishing

    Fishing is allowed in this area, call for more information.

  • Hiking

    Three hiking trails and a canoe trail offer a "up close" view of the area plant and wildlife.

  • Historic Sites

    Lake Fausse Pointe State Park is a perfect point from which to explore the natural and cultural heritage of South Louisiana. Combine your wilderness adventure with a tour of nearby historic areas such as the city of St. Martinville and Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site.

  • Picnicking

    Picnic areas are available for use.

  • Water Sports

    Fishing, boating and canoeing opportunities abound. Boats fifteen per day includes two paddles and three life jackets

Directions

Driving

To access the Levee Road from St. Martinville, take LA 96 to LA 679, then to LA 3083. Turn right onto Levee Road for 8 miles. There are two routes to Lake Fausse Pointe SP from I-10: (1) take Exit 115 to Henderson, heading south on LA 352; the park will be about 19 miles down the road, on the right; or (2) take Exit 121 to Butte LaRose, following LA 3177 to Butte LaRose, then turning west into LA 193 (Herman Dubuis Road, then south onto the levee road, LA 352. The park will be about 16 miles down the road, on the right. Please note that on the second route there is a pontoon bridge, just before the levee, that has a height restriction of 9.5 feet.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(337) 229-4764

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