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Richard K. Yancy Sand Levee Campground

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Fish and Wildlife Service

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…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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Site Types

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


For Campers

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


4 Reviews of Richard K. Yancy Sand Levee Campground

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Tyler H.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2021

Nice place

Went on a short hunting trip in November. Was quiet except for the rifle range but knew that coming in. Had a few visitors (racoons, possums and armadillos) but they didn’t bother me. Enjoyed the trip

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Kera P.
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


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.


31.002 N
91.659 W

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