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Kisatchie Bayou Complex

8 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Kisatchie National Forest

Visitors to the Kisatchie Bayou Recreation Complex can enjoy scenic views of the rocky bayou surrounded by beautiful old growth hardwood and pine which gives this out-of-the-way recreation area such a wonderful setting for visitors. Hiking, camping, picnicking, fishing, and just relaxing are all…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

8 Reviews of Kisatchie Bayou Complex

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 0
  • 0
  • 4
  • 4
R
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2020

Fabulous, secret

Wonderful camping , nice campsites , very well taken care of . Lived the days here,

Tyler B.
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2018

Backbone Trail

Primitive camping along the 10mi Backbone trail. Took out the hammock and camped out around the halfway mark along the trail. You can set up shop around an old fire pit or make one of your own. I chose the latter. The backbone trail has to be the prettiest trail in the state of Louisiana. It's…

  • Louisiana Mountains
  • Fire pit and reflector
SitePrimitive Hammock
Month of VisitMarch
Paula W.
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2018

"Ranger Review: INNO Aero Light 2 (2 bike) at Kisatchie Bayou Recreation.."

CAMPGROUND REVIEW:

Located inside the Kisatchie National Forest, Kisatchie District, this campground is great. This section of National Forest is home to over 30 miles of nature trails. The trails are for hiking, biking, horseback riding and off road vehicle riding. This campground is just…

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SiteNon specific
Month of VisitAugust

Location

Kisatchie Bayou Complex is located in Louisiana

Directions

From Provencal, LA, take State Rt. 117 south for 11.8 miles to Kisatchie Bayou sign (Forest Rt. 59). Turn left onto Rt. 59 and go 7.4 miles Kisatchie Bayou sign (Forest Rt. 321). Turn right onto Rt. 321 and go 4.4 miles to another Kisatchie Bayou sign (Forest Rt. 366). Turn right onto Rt. 366 and go 2 miles to campground.

Coordinates

31.44500071 N
93.09300075 W

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About This Campground

Visitors to the Kisatchie Bayou Recreation Complex can enjoy scenic views of the rocky bayou surrounded by beautiful old growth hardwood and pine which gives this out-of-the-way recreation area such a wonderful setting for visitors. Hiking, camping, picnicking, fishing, and just relaxing are all popular activities enjoyed here. Kisatchie Bayou Campground is a primitive walk-in camping atmosphere with 17 walk-in sites and 1 drive-in site at the middle parking area. Tent pads, barbeque pits, and lantern posts are at each campsite. Trash receptacles and restrooms are available, but visitors should be aware that there is NO WATER AVAILABLE at this campground. This complex is a designated fee area. At the Day Use Area, there are vault restroom facilities, trash receptacles, picnic tables and fire rings. There are access steps to the bank of the bayou which allows canoe users to unload from the lower parking lot to the waters edge. Fishing is a very popular activity at Kisatchie Bayou with the possibility of hooking a bass, perch, sunfish, or catfish.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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