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Top Dispersed Camping near Kisatchie National Forest

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Best Dispersed Camping Sites Near Kisatchie National Forest, LA (4)

    Camper-submitted photo from Evangeline Camp Complex

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    Evangeline Camp Complex

    2 Reviews
    1 Photo
    30 Saves
    Gardner, Louisiana

    The Evangeline Camp is located 4 miles south of Louisiana Highway 28 on Forest Road 273 (Messina Road). This road is paved until about 1/2 mile from the camp where it turns into gravel. The best camping flats are just down the hill past the vaulted restroom. There is no water at this site.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Highway 472 Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Highway 472 Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Highway 472 Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Highway 472 Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Highway 472 Camp
    Camper-submitted photo from Highway 472 Camp

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    Highway 472 Camp

    3 Reviews
    13 Photos
    23 Saves
    Winnfield, Louisiana
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Dispersed
    • Trash
    • Toilets
    • Alcohol
    Camper-submitted photo from Forest Road 380 Kisatchi National Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Forest Road 380 Kisatchi National Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Forest Road 380 Kisatchi National Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Forest Road 380 Kisatchi National Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Forest Road 380 Kisatchi National Forest

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    Forest Road 380 Kisatchi National Forest

    1 Review
    5 Photos
    16 Saves
    Gorum, Louisiana

    https://www.fs.usda.gov/detailfull/kisatchie/home/?cid=fseprd952794&width=full

    Rules for Dispersed Camping: Groups of over 75 people who wish to use the forest, need to obtain a special use permit. Permits can be obtained at the nearest District Office. NOTE: Due to COVID-19, groups larger than 10 people are discouraged from congregating. There is privately owned land within the forest boundaries so be sure to not encroach on private land. You need to be self-contained. No amenities are provided, such as water, restrooms or trash cans. You may camp in a dispersed area for up to 30 days. After 30 days, you must move at least 5 road miles for camping in another dispersed area. Campers may not return to the same campsite within the calendar year. Please place your campsite at least 100 feet from any stream or other water source. Showers can be locally heavy and occasionally have been known to produce 5 to 10 inches of rain in a few hours. Such storms will cause flooding in the rivers and tributaries within the forest. These same streams will usually be dry in the late summer and early fall. Carry water or a water filtration device with you. Keep a Pack-In Pack-Out camp. Follow Leave No Trace guidelines. Contact the local Forest Service office to see if any restrictions, especially fire restrictions are in place.

    Many people enjoy the solitude and primitive experience of camping away from developed campgrounds and other campers. Dispersed camping is the term used for camping anywhere in the National Forest OUTSIDE of a designated campground. Dispersed camping means no services (such as trash removal) and little or no facilities (such as tables and fire pits,) are provided. Some popular dispersed camping areas may have toilets.

    There are extra responsibilities and skills that are necessary for dispersed camping. It is your responsibility to know these before you try this new experience. Camping rules and regulations apply to make your experience safe, and to keep the natural resources scenic and unspoiled for other campers.

    Visitors are primarily responsible for their own safety. Keep in mind, trails and roads may be open for use, but please recreate responsibly and follow public health guidelines regarding social distancing while you recreate in National Forests. Law enforcement and search and rescue operations may be limited due to COVID-19 issues.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Dispersed
    • Drinking Water
    • Alcohol
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      Forest Road 380 Dispersed

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      Gorum, Louisiana

      Many people enjoy the solitude and primitive experience of camping away from developed campgrounds and other campers. Dispersed camping is the term used for camping anywhere in the National Forest OUTSIDE of a designated campground. Dispersed camping means no services (such as trash removal) and little or no facilities (such as tables and fire pits,) are provided. Some popular dispersed camping areas may have toilets.

      There are extra responsibilities and skills that are necessary for dispersed camping. It is your responsibility to know these before you try this new experience. Camping rules and regulations apply to make your experience safe, and to keep the natural resources scenic and unspoiled for other campers.

      Visitors are primarily responsible for their own safety. Keep in mind, trails and roads may be open for use, but please recreate responsibly and follow public health guidelines regarding social distancing while you recreate in National Forests. Law enforcement and search and rescue operations may be limited due to COVID-19 issues. High risk activities such as rock climbing or motorized activities that increase your chance of injury or distress should be avoided.

      • Fires
      • Dispersed
      • Drinking Water
      • Alcohol

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