South Toledo Bend State Park

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South Toledo Bend State Park

Louisiana

(337) 286-9075

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Things To Do

Overview

Pleasantly located on several small bluffs that extend over and into the Toledo Bend Reservoir, South Toledo Bend Reservoir State Park offers a scenic, waterfront view from many vantage points. While the reservoir is nationally recognized as a destination for bass fishing tournaments, visitors to the park can also enjoy other outdoor recreational activities such as hiking, cycling, birding, camping and enjoying the many forms of wildlife in the area. Guests will be able to learn about local animal and plant life at the park's Visitor Center. An open-air breezeway leads out to the observation deck and a majestic view of the reservoir lake and nearby islands. A 3,000-foot surfaced nature trail provides an opportunity for all visitors to explore the area around the Visitor Center and the RV camping areas, also nestled among the trees near the Visitor Center are several picnic tables.

Map of South Toledo Bend (LA)

Latitude, Longitude: 31.237756, -93.577595

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Activities

  • Boating

    Boaters can set out at onto the reservoir at the 2 lane boat ramp area.

  • Bicycling

    Visitors to the park can also enjoy other outdoor recreational activities such ascycling, birding, and camping.

  • Camping

    The park offers a vatiety of camping options. 55 camp sites are equipped with water and electrical hook ups. In addition there 5 tent camp sites.

  • Fishing

    The avid fisher can set out onto the reservoir and enjoy a freshly caught dinner. Yhe reservoir is nationally recognized as a destination for bass fishing tournaments.

  • Hiking

    Visitors to the park can also enjoy other outdoor recreational activities such as hiking, bicycling, and enjoying the many forms of wildlife in the area. A 3,000-foot surfaced nature trail provides an opportunity for all visitors to explore the area around the Visitor Center.

  • Historic Sites

    Guests will be able to learn about local animal and plant life at the park's Visitor Center, with exhibits designed to increase awareness of these species and their role in the environment.

  • Picnicking

    Also nestled among the trees near the Visitor Center are several picnic tables, so visitors can enjoy a lunch or snack while enjoying their day at South Toledo Bend State Park.

  • RVing

    A 3,000-foot surfaced nature trail provides an opportunity for all visitors to explore the area around the Visitor Center and the RV camping area.

  • Water Sports

    Pleasantly located on several small bluffs that extend over and into the Toledo Bend Reservoir, South Toledo Bend Reservoir State Park offers a scenic, waterfront view from many vantage points.

Directions

Driving

From I-20, take LA 171 south to Anacoco. From Anacoco, turn west onto LA 111/392, then north onto LA 191. Turn west onto Bass Haven Road; the park entrance is approximately one-half mile on the left. To get to the park from I-10/Baton Rouge area, take US 190 to I-49 north to Alexandria; take LA 28 west to Leesville; turn north on LA 171 to Anacoco. For traffic traveling on I-10 from the Lake Charles area, take LA 171 north from Lake Charles into Anacoco.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(337) 286-9075

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