Kisatchie National Forest Updated:10/2013

Located in the piney hills and hardwood bottoms of seven central and northern Louisiana parishes, the Kisatchie National Forest is the only national forest in the Pelican State. Kisatchie National Forest provides opportunity for many kinds of recreation activities including: camping, picnicking, swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, hunting, horseback riding, off-highway vehicle use, nature study, sightseeing, and road & mountain bicycle riding.


There are many camping facilities throughout the Forest.  From primitive camping in tents, to full hookup camping in your motorhome or travel trailer.

  • Off-Highway Vehicle Trails: The Calcasieu Ranger District, the Kisatchie Ranger District and the Catahoula Ranger District have Off-Highway Vehicle Trails.
  • The Kisatchie Ranger District's Sandstone Trail is seasonally closed from January 1st through March 30th of each year for renovations and repairs.
  • All trails have the chance of closure due to excessive rain and will be posted as such on this websites front page OHV chart as soon as possible.
  • Check with the District Office before your trip.

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Contact Kisatchie National Forest

USDA-Forest Service
Supervisor's Office
2500 Shreveport Highway
Pineville, LA  71360-2009
Phone: (318) 473-7160

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