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Lake Bistineau State Park

103 State Park Rd, Doyline, LA 71023-3569
+1 318-745-3503
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Relaxing, lots of great benefits/events, gorgeous scenery. One of the benefits there are The... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Snoopy C
Ringgold, Louisiana
Over night camping

We went out of the way for this over night stop. A little disappointed, the bathrooms and showers... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
Tiffany H
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“fire ring” (2 reviews)
“fishing” (3 reviews)
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103 State Park Rd, Doyline, LA 71023-3569
+1 318-745-3503
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Relaxing, lots of great benefits/events, gorgeous scenery. One of the benefits there are The Brothers Keepers MC Burn Run for Camp I'm Still Me every year. There is RV parking also.

Thank Snoopy C
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We went out of the way for this over night stop. A little disappointed, the bathrooms and showers and pretty much the park itself could use some care. The upside is the new-ish decks on some sites. Our Fire ring was far from our site...More

1  Thank Tiffany H
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

In accessible for fishing let alone launching a boat due overtaking with aquatic plants. Good swamp photo opportunity. Locals seem be unfriendly and don't want you on "Their" lake. State jus needs close public areas and let "locals" have the weed patch.

3  Thank Alan R
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Sadly we were there during the crazy rains that hit Texas. Most of the park was flooded but one area. Loved the decks for the RV's. Could see the lake but campsites are close. Very buggy and came back with lots of chigger bites and...More

Thank Dapger
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Lake Bistineau is a pretty gorgeous lake with tons of trees in the middle of it. The park is somewhat small but nice with some camping/cabin options and a good frisbee-golf course. I have never seen so much Spanish moss hanging from trees, it was...More

Thank Mikeyveck
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We love Lake Bistineau! We actually got married at one of the group camps. It is so beautiful. It would be nice if they would stop draining it!

Thank Stormy F
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Loved the Cyprus trees in the lake, covered by Spanish moss! The park was clean with many scenic spots for picnics. The Ranger was friendly. Not many people there on the Sunday afternoon we visited, but many areas for hiking, horseback riding, bike riding, boating,...More

Reviewed 16 December 2015

Beautiful lake in North Louisiana....you don't have to travel way down south to get the ambious of the Southern swamps!Lots of beautiful scenery,wildlife,and excellent fishing!

1  Thank wadeo69
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Fantastic place, very helpful staff made our visit comfortable. Park facilities were clean, well-kept. Thank you, rangers! We'll be back!

1  Thank Dave_in_DFW
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Absolutely amazing!!! My best friend and I traveled to here from MS. a long 6 hour trip. I called them because I knew I would be running late, and the office would be closed before I could get there. The park ranger himself stayed until...More

Thank TupeloTam
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Brandon W
13 September 2016|
Response from Alan R | Reviewed this property |
Yes but recommend cozy. The lake is drawn down so not much fishing till drive down to the south end. Locals act like the own the lake so be prepared for that.