South Toledo Bend State Park Updated:05/2013

Layout of South Toledo Bend State ParkPleasantly located on several small bluffs that extend over and into the Toledo Bend Reservoir, South Toledo Bend State Park offers a scenic, waterfront view from many vantage points. While the reservoir is nationally recognized as a destination for bass fishing tournaments, visitors to the park can also enjoy other outdoor recreational activities such as hiking, cycling, birding, camping and enjoying the many forms of wildlife in the area.
The area also is a common nesting ground for the bald eagle, which feeds from the plentiful supply of freshwater fish – including largemouth bass, catfish, bream and white perch – found in the Reservoir. The avid fisher can set out onto the reservoir at the two-lane boat ramp area, to also enjoy a freshly-caught dinner.
Guests will be able to learn about local animal and plant life at the park’s Visitor Center, with exhibits designed to increase awareness of these species and their role in the environment. An open-air breezeway leads out to the observation deck and a majestic view of the reservoir lake and nearby islands. A 3,000-foot surfaced nature trail provides an opportunity for all visitors to explore the area around the Visitor Center and the RV camping areas.
Also nestled among the trees near the Visitor Center are several picnic tables, so visitors can enjoy a lunch or snack while enjoying their day at South Toledo Bend State Park.

  • 13 Premium Campsites (4 pull-through sites, 9 prime location sites, all with water and electrical hookup)     
  • 42 Improved Campsites (water and electrical hookup)     
  • 5 Tent Campsites (without hookup)
  • From I-20, take LA 171 south to Anacoco. From Anacoco, turn west onto LA 111/392, then north onto LA 191. Turn west onto Bass Haven Road; the park entrance is approximately one-half mile on the left.
  • To get to the park from I-10/Baton Rouge area, take US 190 to I-49 north to Alexandria; take LA 28 west to Leesville; turn north on LA 171 to Anacoco.
  • For traffic traveling on I-10 from the Lake Charles area, take LA 171 north from Lake Charles into Anacoco.
  • GPS Coordinates: N 31 12.928; W 93 34.515.
  • For reservations, call 1-877-CAMP-N-LA (877-226-7652) toll free.

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Contact South Toledo Bend State Park

648 Bass Haven Resort Drive
Anacoco, LA  71403
Phone: 337-286-9075
Toll Free: 888-398-4770

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  • Vernon Parish, Louisiana