Bogue Chitto State Pak Updated:05/2013

Layout of Bogue Chitto State ParkAt Bogue Chitto State Park, visitors will experience a diversity of natural habitats on one of the most dynamic and scenic river systems in Louisiana. The 1,786-acre site includes small streams, cypress tupelo swamps, a hardwood forest, upland forests and a rolling landscape.
Overnight visitors will find accommodations from tent camping to RV camping to cabins overlooking the bluffs. For larger groups and family reunions, the park offers a group camp and a conference room.

  • 81 Premium Campsites (prime locations and pull through, all with water and electrical hookup);
  • sites 101-135 are located on water,
  • sites 1-46 have sewer hookups.
Frickes Cave, which -- despite its name -- resembles more of a gorge, possesses delicate sandstone spires created when water erodes the surface underneath pebbles. The pebbles remain perched atop the spires, while over time water splashes on the sandstone surface, forming the two-foot tall fingers of sandstone that shoot up from the now-lowered surface. Boardwalks have been built, so that visitors can admire the sandstone creations from afar, as the formations are too delicate to allow visitors to walk amongst them.
Fourteen miles of equestrian trails wind through some of the most interesting topography of southern Louisiana, with the trailhead located near Fricke's Cave. A day trip to Bogue Chitto State Park will be a full one, with a river perfect for canoeing or kayaking, 11 lakes stocked with a variety of freshwater fish, a water playground, numerous picnic pavilions and an outdoor classroom.

  • From I-12, take US 190 north to Hwy. 25. Travel approximately 20 miles, then turn right onto State Park Blvd. Entrance to the park is 1 mile on the left.
  • Coordinates: 30.767527983, -90.1573070.
  • For reservations, call 1-877-CAMP-N-LA (877-226-7652) toll free.

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17049 State Park Blvd.
Franklinton, LA  70438
Phone: 985-839-5707
Toll Free: 888-677-7312

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  • Washington Parish, Louisiana