Best Camping near Fort Polk, LA

Looking for the best campgrounds near Fort Polk, LA? Fort Polk is an adventure-filled destination for those who love the outdoorsy camper lifestyle. But it's also great for those who prefer to spend time near the city, exploring and sightseeing. Get the dirt on all the best camping near Fort Polk. Browse campgrounds by amenities, site types, and more.

Best Camping Sites Near Fort Polk, LA (101)

    Camper-submitted photo from South Toledo Bend State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from South Toledo Bend State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from South Toledo Bend State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from South Toledo Bend State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from South Toledo Bend State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from South Toledo Bend State Park Campground

    1.

    South Toledo Bend State Park Campground

    12 Reviews
    47 Photos
    133 Saves
    Anacoco, Louisiana

    Toledo Bend camping is pleasantly located on several small bluffs that extend over and into the Toledo Bend Reservoir, South Toledo Bend 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.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Indian Creek Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Indian Creek Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Indian Creek Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Indian Creek Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Indian Creek Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Indian Creek Recreation Area

    2.

    Indian Creek Recreation Area

    24 Reviews
    79 Photos
    128 Saves
    Woodworth, Louisiana

    Within the Alexander State Forest lies the Indian Creek Recreation Area located between I-49 and US Hwy 165 in central Rapides Parish. This sprawling area encompasses 100 acres of developed recreation facilities, 250 acres of primitive camping area, and the 2,250 acre Indian Creek Lake. The recreation area contains over 100 campsites with water and electricity. Other amenities include 3 beach areas, 5 bathrooms across the main park, laundry facilities, playground equipment, handicap parking, boat launch, wi-fi (in RV area) and a covered pavilion for rental. There are trails available for scouting out the various plant and tree species and abundant wildlife. This area is also home to the red-cockaded woodpecker. Trees marked with white paint indicate the homes of the endangered woodpecker.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $16 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Kisatchie Bayou Complex
    Camper-submitted photo from Kisatchie Bayou Complex
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    Camper-submitted photo from Kisatchie Bayou Complex
    Camper-submitted photo from Kisatchie Bayou Complex
    Camper-submitted photo from Kisatchie Bayou Complex

    3.

    Kisatchie Bayou Complex

    8 Reviews
    27 Photos
    64 Saves
    Gorum, Louisiana

    Overview

    This location is available on a first-come, first-served basis only. Visitors are required to physically arrive at the campground to purchase and claim a site. Once on-site, you may be able to pay for your campsite(s) by scanning a QR code using the Recreation.gov mobile app, and the Scan and Pay feature. If this option is available, you will need to first download the free Recreation.gov mobile app https://www.recreation.gov/mobile-app prior to your arrival as some remote areas have limited or no cellular service.

    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Cabins
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    Camper-submitted photo from Hunters Camp - Calcasieu Ranger District
    Camper-submitted photo from Hunters Camp - Calcasieu Ranger District
    Camper-submitted photo from Hunters Camp - Calcasieu Ranger District
    Camper-submitted photo from Hunters Camp - Calcasieu Ranger District
    Camper-submitted photo from Hunters Camp - Calcasieu Ranger District
    Camper-submitted photo from Hunters Camp - Calcasieu Ranger District

    4.

    Hunters Camp - Calcasieu Ranger District

    3 Reviews
    13 Photos
    49 Saves
    Fort Polk, Louisiana

    The Hunter Camp is a very primitive camping area in the middle of the forest. There is a camping loop area and a vault restroom facility and is centrally located near the Ouiska Chitto Trail. The Longleaf Scenic Area is also nearby with the Big Branch Trail running right next to the camp.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • Tents
    • Group
    Camper-submitted photo from Kisatchie Bayou NF Campground - Temporarily Closed
    Camper-submitted photo from Kisatchie Bayou NF Campground - Temporarily Closed
    Camper-submitted photo from Kisatchie Bayou NF Campground - Temporarily Closed
    Camper-submitted photo from Kisatchie Bayou NF Campground - Temporarily Closed
    Camper-submitted photo from Kisatchie Bayou NF Campground - Temporarily Closed
    Camper-submitted photo from Kisatchie Bayou NF Campground - Temporarily Closed

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    Kisatchie Bayou NF Campground - Temporarily Closed

    7 Reviews
    40 Photos
    82 Saves
    Gorum, Louisiana

    The campground and day-use area are temporarily closed for construction to stabilize the banks of the Bayou.

    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.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Tents
    • Trash
    • Picnic Table

    $2 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Arlington RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Arlington RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Arlington RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Arlington RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Arlington RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Arlington RV Park

    6.

    Arlington RV Park

    2 Reviews
    10 Photos
    Fort Polk, Louisiana
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Trash
    Camper-submitted photo from Fullerton Recreation Area — Kisatchie National Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Fullerton Recreation Area — Kisatchie National Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Fullerton Recreation Area — Kisatchie National Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Fullerton Recreation Area — Kisatchie National Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Fullerton Recreation Area — Kisatchie National Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Fullerton Recreation Area — Kisatchie National Forest

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    Fullerton Recreation Area — Kisatchie National Forest

    2 Reviews
    11 Photos
    Pitkin, Louisiana

    Overview

    This location is available on a first-come, first-served basis only. Visitors are required to physically arrive at the campground to purchase and claim a site. Once on-site, you may be able to pay for your campsite(s) by scanning a QR code using the Recreation.gov mobile app, and the Scan and Pay feature. If this option is available, you will need to first download the free Recreation.gov mobile app https://www.recreation.gov/mobile-app prior to your arrival as some remote areas have limited or no cellular service.

    The Fullerton Lake Recreation Complex was once the site of the Fullerton Sawmill and community, which was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. Ruins and foundations of one of the largest sawmill operations in the South may be seen on the 1.6 mile Fullerton Mill Trail. The Fullerton Recreation Complex has single and group day-use picnic facilities, camping areas for trailers, campers, and tents, fire rings, bank fishing, non-motorized boat launch and boating, hiking and biking trails, flush restrooms, water, and trash receptacles.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    Camper-submitted photo from Pecan Acres RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Pecan Acres RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Pecan Acres RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Pecan Acres RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Pecan Acres RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Pecan Acres RV Park

    8.

    Pecan Acres RV Park

    2 Reviews
    19 Photos
    1 Save
    Fort Polk, Louisiana
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Valentine Lake Northshore Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Valentine Lake Northshore Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Valentine Lake Northshore Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Valentine Lake Northshore Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Valentine Lake Northshore Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Valentine Lake Northshore Campground

    9.

    Valentine Lake Northshore Campground

    8 Reviews
    40 Photos
    65 Saves
    Gardner, Louisiana
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $10 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Coyote Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Coyote Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Coyote Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Coyote Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Coyote Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Coyote Camp

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    Coyote Camp

    7 Reviews
    23 Photos
    69 Saves
    Cloutierville, Louisiana

    Visitors to Coyote Camp can enjoy an out-of-the-way camping area within the National Red Dirt Wildlife Management Preserve. Although this camp is a designated hunter's camp, it can be utilized year around by general forest visitors. Very primitive site with limited facilities. There is OHV access to the Sandstone Trail.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Trash
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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Fort Polk, LA?

According to TheDyrt.com, Fort Polk, LA offers a wide range of camping options, with 101 campgrounds and RV parks near Fort Polk, LA and 5 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Fort Polk, LA?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Fort Polk, LA is South Toledo Bend State Park Campground with a 4.3-star rating from 12 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Fort Polk, LA?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 5 free dispersed camping spots near Fort Polk, LA.

What parks are near Fort Polk, LA?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 7 parks near Fort Polk, LA that allow camping, notably Sabine National Forest and Steinhagen Lake.