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About Stuart Lake Recreation Complex, Camping/Day Use

There is an assortment of recreational opportunities within the Stuart Lake Recreation Complex including fishing, swimming, hiking, picnicking, and much more. Situated on a beautiful 5-acre lake surrounded by pine-hardwood forest, this area provides outdoor recreational opportunities for camping, picnicking, canoeing, fishing, hiking, bicycling, and nature study. 

The day use facility includes flush toilets, paved parking, a fishing pier, shore fishing, a swimming beach, picnic tables and barbeque pits.

The group use facility is located up the hill from the day use area and the swimming beach. It is equipped with a covered picnic shelter, a large party barbeque pit, trash bins, restrooms, and access to day use facilities including the lake. Group use area facilites include: restrooms, gravel parking, extra large barbeque pit, trash bins, large covered picnic shelter, and access to the day use facilities and lake.

The Stuart Nature Trail and the Glenn Emery hiking and biking trail both be accessed here.

The Stuart Lake Campground is a primitive campground with 8 sites that was renovated in 2009. 

General facilities also include drinking water, restrooms, and an open-air amphitheater. Trash disposal available.

Price
$5.00 - $20.00
Operator
USDA Forest Service
Access
Features
Phone Service
Trash Available
Location
Stuart Lake Recreation Complex, Camping/Day Use is located in Kisatchie National Forest in Louisiana
Latitude
31.5079 N
Longitude
-92.579 W
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Directions
Traveling from Alexandria, Louisiana, take U.S. Hwy 167 to the intersection of Louisiana Hwy 8 in Bentley and turn right. Go on LA Hwy 8 for 4 miles and turn right onto Stuart Lake Road (FR 144). Go 1 mile on Stuart Lake Road and turn right onto the Stuart Lake Recreation Area Road (FR 144-A). Take FR 144-A to the end where the day use parking area is located. There is a fee station just inside the campground for camping fees.
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Fishing, swimming, trails and shade

Perfect campground. This little campground has 8 spacious sites with picnic table, tent pad, fire ring, and lantern pole. Beautiful pine trees provide shade and a beauty like none other. There is a trail from the campground to the swimming and fishing pond at the day use area and beyond. Perfect summer weekend retreat. Beautiful forest, clean campground and quiet.

Within the Stuart Lake Recreation Complex there are lots of activities including fishing, swimming, hiking, and picnicking. Located on a 5-acre lake in a pine forest. There is camping, picnicking, canoeing, fishing, hiking, bicycling, and nature study. The day use facility includes flush toilets, a fishing pier, shore fishing, a swimming beach, picnic tables and barbeque pits. The group use facility is located up the hill from the day use area and the swimming beach. It has a covered picnic shelter, a large party barbeque pit, trash bins, restrooms, and access to day use facilities including the lake. Group use area facilities include: restrooms, gravel parking, extra large barbeque pit, trash bins, large covered picnic shelter, and access to the day use facilities and lake. The Stuart Nature Trail and the Glenn Emery hiking and biking trail both be accessed here.