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Richard K. Yancy Sand Levee Campground

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Camping: LDWF maintains five primitive camping areas on Richard K. Yancey WMA. There are all-weather access roads as well as a source of potable water at the Shell Road camping area.

Richard K. Yancey WMA lies between the Mississippi and Red rivers, beginning north of Lower Old River. The WMA’s…


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Phone Service
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles


    • Drive In
      Park next to your campsite
    • Walk In
      Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
    • Hike In
      Hike a trail to your campsite
    • Boat In
      Boat to your campsite


    3 Reviews of Richard K. Yancy Sand Levee Campground

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    Kera P.The Dyrt PRO User
    Reviewed Oct. 27, 2020

    Primitive site, no one around

    We slept great here in our tent. Some things to consider: lots of trash left around the area, there was a fire still burning unattended when we arrived, car/truck/tractor/boat traffic is noisy at all hours of the day and night, no water for drinking unless you can dip and filter from the creek…

    David D.
    Reviewed Jan. 20, 2020

    Great wma campsite

    Nice nature feel to the campgroud..its primitive but does offer potable water for cleaning equipment and such..had a great time camping here

    Paula W.
    Reviewed Jul. 2, 2018

    Roughin' It

    Primitive. I would advise anyone wanting to stay inside of a wildlife management area to read up on requirements first. There are a few rules you should make yourself aware of. Check out the website.

    The campground is very primitive but very close to really nice fishing. There is hiking trail 1.3…

    • nice spot


    Richard K. Yancy Sand Levee Campground is located in Louisiana


    Richard K. Yancey WMA is located about 35 miles south of Ferriday on LA Hwy 15. LA Hwy 15 and 910 and a gravel levee provide all-weather access to the WMA. Gravel roads and numerous woods roads traverse the interior. You can also access the WMA by boat along the Red River and the numerous bayous that flow through the area.


    31.0020005 N
    91.65900028 W

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