Lake D'Arbonne State Park 'View from lake.' © Cecil R. Theaux
View of the camping area from the lake.
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USA Parks
Sportsman's Paradise Region
Lake D'Arbonne State Park
3628 Evergreen Road
Farmerville, Louisiana   71241

Phone: 888-677-5200
Toll Free: 888-677-5200
Reservations: 888-677-5200
Lake D'Arbonne State Park
'View from lake.'
© 2011 Cecil R.Theaux

View of the camping area from the lake.

Lake D'Arbonne State Park
'View of boat dock'
© 2011 Cecil R.Theaux

View of the boat dock and fishing pier from the boat landing.

Lake D'Arbonne State Park
'Two fishing piers'
© 2011 Cecil R.Theaux

Two fishing piers for the camping area.

Lake D'Arbonne State Park
'Early morning view of the lake.'
© 2011 Therese B. Haywood

Sunrise on the lake.

Lake D'Arbonne State Park
'Early morning fishing.'
© 2011 Cecil R.Theaux

Family fishing on the peir.

Lake D'Arbonne State Park
'Fishing Pier'
© 2011 Cecil R.Theaux

Boat dock and fishing pier for the camping area.

Lake D'Arbonne State Park
'Boat dock Cypress trees'
© 2011 Cecil R.Theaux

Boat dock for the cabin area.

Lake D'Arbonne State Park
'Walk way.'
© 2011 Therese B. Haywood

View of walk way to the campground form the peir.

Lake D'Arbonne State Park
'Reflection of a cypress tree.'
© 2011 Cecil R.Theaux

Cypress tree by one of the fishing piers.

Piney forests, rolling hills, five fishing piers, and a beautiful lake draw visitors to this quiet, majestic state park. Designed to keep the focus on nature, park facilities blend with the natural landscape to enhance the outdoor experience of this 655-acre park.

The visitors center, swimming pool and tennis complex provide a starting point for your day in the park. Guests can choose from 65 improved campsites, eighteen (18) vacation cabins, two (2) lodges and a group camp that sleeps 52 for overnight stays. Playground areas are found in both the day-use and overnight camping areas.

Fishing piers and boat docks attract visitors to Lake D'Arbonne, the marvelous 15,250-acre centerpiece of the park. Recreation on Lake D'Arbonne is tremendously popular among locals and visitors, and record catches of bass, crappie, catfish and bream make Lake D'Arbonne a fishing haven. Wide open areas of the lake, about seven miles from the park, appeal to water skiers and pleasure boaters. The boat launch at the park opens up all of these opportunities to outdoorsmen.

Hours of Operation: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday through Thursday. All park sites close at 10 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and days preceding holidays.
 Hiking Trailyes
 Swimming Beachyes
BoatingLaunch Rampsyes
 Water/Electric Sitesyes
Group Camp Includes dining hall/kitchen and 2 dormitory-style wings, sleeping up to 52 people.
Deluxe Cabins 16 available, 1 is ADA compliant, sleeps up to 8 people with 1 queen bed, 2 bunk beds and 1 queen sofa sleeper.
Boats includes 2 paddles and 3 life jackets. Canoes includes paddles, life jackets.

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Area Attractions
Chemin-A-Haut State Park (East of US 425,10 miles north of Bastrop) - This 503-acre park is situated on a high bluff overlooking scenic Bayou Bartholomew, along an old Indian trail once used for seasonal migrations. Chemin-a-Haut is French for "high road." Located near the Louisiana/Arkansas line, the park offers 26 improved campsites, six vacation cabins, a rally camping area, and a day use area with a swimming pool, picnic area, and two playgrounds. Two barrier-free nature trails and a conference room make this a popular area year-round.

Poverty Point State Historic Site (East of Monroe and north of I-20 on LA 577 northeast of Epps) - The site is considered one of the most significant archaeological finds in the country. It has a complex of Native American ceremonial mounds built between 1700 and 700 B.C. and a museum, and guided tours interpret a culture that once flourished on the site.

Poverty Point Reservoir State Park (3 miles north of Delhi/I-20 on LA 17) ? A marina and beach area, along with a fully-stocked man-made lake, makes this an ideal spot for a variety of watersport activities. The site also offers 4 lodges for overnight visitors.

Lake Claiborne State Park (7 miles southeast of Homer on LA 146) - Located on the banks of a 6,400-acre lake. With steep ravines and rolling hills, the park features excellent picnicking, pavilions, 10 vacation cabins, 87 improved campsites, a swimming beach, boat launch, fishing pier, and nature trails.

Jimmie Davis State Park at Caney Lake (Off LA 4 southwest of Chatham, on Lakeshore Drive and State Road 1209) - Situated on an outstanding bass-fishing lake, the park offers camping, picnicking, 2 boat ramps, a fishing pier, swimming beach and is an ideal spot to launch biking expeditions.

Lake Bistineau State Park (Southeast of Shreveport off LA 163 south of Doyline) - Situated on the western shore of Lake Bistineau amidst enchanting stands of cypress and tupelo trees, the park offers two boat launches, hiking trails, playgrounds, two swimming pools, a lakefront beach, a baseball field, camping, cabins, lodges and excellent fishing.

Kisatchie National Forest-Corney Lakes Recreation Area (Off LA 9, 18 miles north of Homer) - This beautiful 2,300-acre lake is set in the Kisatchie National Forest. There are excellent areas for fishing, waterfowl hunting, camping, picnicking, and a boat ramp.

Lincoln Parish Park (Off LA 33, north of Ruston and I-20) - This 260-acre park has picnic pavilions, hiking trails, a swimming beach, playgrounds, and campsites.

Georgia Pacific Wildlife Management Area (5 miles northwest of Bastrop on Parish Road 592) - Visitors and hunters may use this 28,000-acre area, managed primarily for timber.

Handy Brake National Wildlife Refuge (6 miles North of Bastrop on Cooper Lake Road) - Wildlife viewing is made easy with an observation tower. The site is open daylight hours only.

Louisiana Purchase Gardens (Bernstein Park) (Standifer Road off US 165 south, Monroe) - Formal gardens, moss-laden trees, winding paths, and lagoons surround naturalistic habitats of many rare and exotic animals that live in the zoo. Tour by boat and train.

Tensas National Wildlife Refuge (Off I-20 via US 65 [Tallulah Exit] or off I-20 via LA 577 [Waverly Exit]) - This refuge encompasses 57,000 acres of bottomland forest. Hunting, fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing, canoeing, interpreted trails, a boardwalk, and educational programs abound. A Visitor Center contains brochures, exhibits, species lists, and regulations.
Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
January 8 Refreshing and Relaxing by edjd
I have been there four times staying in one of the cabins - I have no complaints, I really enjoy the peacefulness of the enivornment especially when walking the trails. Cabins are clean and really nice. Excellent for family with children or just couples.
September 4 A wonderfu get away by A T
We were there in April, for a family reunion. The lodge was more then what we expected, plenty of room, and the area was just great. The only slight problem, was one of the Bunk Beds mattress support had been trimmed too much, and the mattress fell. That person ended up sleeping on the mattress on the floor. Other then that I highly recommend the park. As a matter of fact we are planning another get together sometime in Oct. or Nov. The staff was very nice, and the location is super.
August 9 A great getaway
The view of the lake is so beautiful. The cabins are clean and spacious. The staff is very professional. This is a great place to bring your family for a quite weekend.
June 22 Peaceful Union Parish by keepsintouch
As a hometown resident of Union parish, it is so nice to rent these cabins and enjoy something we once knew. The scenery is beautiful and it is such a family oriented place. The cabins are spacious and due to that fact we have made a annual Birthday party celebration for our daughter each year. This accomodates our entire family that is spread across Union parish.
April 14 Wonderful stay!!! by edwardbshrly
We stayed for three nights in February and as soon as we returned home we made reservations for May. Great place.
September 9 nice park with plenty fish
June 19 Pool is Great! by momkj4562
The pool at this park is wonderful and the staff are very professional. I know my children are being well supervised here!
April 21 Second to none - by rlittle600
This is a beautiful park, the lake is great. Always catch fish, catfish, bass or crappie, which ever you like to fish for. We have rented cabins for family reunions and everyone loved it.
April 21 keep all you catch by cj7z
nice big camp grounds and freindly folks. we go and catch a lot of catfish and speck

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Lake D'Arbonne State Park--(3628 Evergreen Road, Farmerville, LA 71241; 318-368-2086 or 1-888-677-5200) is located on Evergreen Rd. off La. 2. From Ruston, take La. 33 north to Farmerville, then west on La. 2 to Evergreen Rd. Go left one-third of a mile on Evergreen Rd. to the park. The park offers serenity in the peaceful rolling-wooded hills of Union Parish, as well as overnight camping, a boat launch and picnic areas on beautiful Lake D'Arbonne. To reserve a campsite or picnic pavilion, call 1-877-CAMP-N-LA toll free (877-226-7652).

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