Krotz Springs Area
Ville Platte Area
Nature & Wildlife
Grand CoteauAcademy of the Sacred Heart – 1821 Academy Road
Riding stables and arena for Academy students. Riding lessons offered in summer.
SunsetKnollwood Farm Equestrian Center – 149 Knollwood Lane, Sunset. Horseback riding instruction and stables.
LaCaboose Bed & Breakfast – 145 S. Budd St., Sunset – certified wildlife backyard habitat.
OpelousasSouth City Park RV Campground – 1489 South Market Street
Sixty sites with full hookups.
Indian Hills Country Club 18 hole regulation length public golf course.
Opelousas AreaArnaudville Boat Launch – located on the banks of Bayou Fuselier behind St. Francis Regis Catholic Church
Bayou Teche Recreational Vehicle Park – 100 Bayou Drive, Port Barre
Recreational vehicle park owned and operated by the Town of Port Barre. It consists of forty-eight sites with full hookups. Located on the banks of the Bayou Teche.
Port Barre Public Boat Launch – on the banks of Bayou Courtableau off of Hwy 103 at Hwy 741 (new)
Leonville Boat Launch – on Bayou Teche just across from Town Hall.
WashingtonWashington Public Boat Launch – Bayou Courtableau behind Festival grounds.
Washington Campground – Hwy 10 North, Rustic campground of 30 sites situated along Bayou Courtableau. Water, electricity & shower room provided. French spoken.
Thistlethwaite Wildlife Management Area – Washington
Krotz Springs Area
Indian Bayou Area – located in heart of the Atchafalaya Basin, the world's largest freshwater swamp wilderness. Managed by Corps of Engineers, this public access area of 28,000 acres offers hiking, ATV trails, birding, boating, hunting and fishing. Boat launch from Butte La Rose off of I10. Access to this area is via US Hwy. 190 exit at Krotz Springs and take LA Hwy 105 south about 11.5 miles or from Interstate 10 take Butte La Rose exit and follow the levee road north 5.6 miles to the sixth parking area on the left.
Sherbune Wildlife Management Area - the area encompasses 40,000 acres within the Atchafalaya Basin, Offers hunting, fishing, ATV trails, trapping, camping, hiking, bird watching, photography, Also has a shooting range and boat launches. Accessed by Hwy 975 that connects with Hwy 190 near Krotz Springs on the north and Interstate 10 at Whiskey Bay on the south.
Rodney Krantz Campground – U.S. Highway 190
Perry's Atchafalaya River Campground, Levee Road (South), Krotz Springs
Long River Lodge and Upland Gamebird Preserve – Quail preservation area, hunting and clay shooting.
Comfortable Rustic Lodging
RayneCity of Rayne Camp Rally Facility – 300 Frog Festival Drive
Large recreational vehicle park with 602 full-service hookups. Site of numerous RV rallies held annually, including many national conventions that are major social and entertainment events.
Rayne AreaAcadian Oaks Campground – Roberts Cove Road (Louisiana Highway 98)
Small and quiet recreational vehicle park and tent camping.
Cajun Pines Golf Course
Church PointSaddle-Tramp RV-Campground – 1036 East Ebey Street
Fifty full-service hook-ups, large club house with fully equipped kitchen, and large, covered pavilion with a band stand.
CrowleyRice Arena – South Cherokee Road
Multipurpose, open-air arena used for horse riding, barrel racing, livestock shows, and other events including 4-H and FFA events.
LSU Agricultural Center
LSU Rice Experiment Station
Bayou Bend Golf Course and Health Club – 427 West Hoyt Avenue
Eunice Eunice Country Club – 226 Country Club Drive, Nine-hole course, Private tennis courts and pool.
Eunice City Lake – Hwy 190 West; Public boat launch
Eunice City Walking Trail – Maple Ave., Paved walking trail open to the public
Cajun Prairie Habitat Preservation Society Restoration Site – Corner of Magnolia & MLK.
Eunice AreaCajun Campground – 5552 U.S. Highway 190 (East)
Lovely, shaded campground located on Bayou Doza. Over 135 sites includes full hook-ups, tent sites, rental cabins, outdoor pool, several pavilions, and fishing. Just 4 miles east of Eunice.
L'Acadie Inn – 259 Tasso Loop. Seventeen RV sites with full hook-ups & cable TV. Playground, outdoor pool & fishing lake.
MamouCampgrounds and Recreational Vehicle Parks
Bamboo Recreational Vehicle Park – 5527 Veteran Memorial Highway (Louisiana Highway 13)
Minimalist RV park with full hookups.
Lake View Park & Beach – 1717 Veteran Memorial Highway(Hwy 13 North) – campground, water sports.
Ville Platte AreaCampgrounds and Recreational Vehicle Parks
Chicot State Park – LA Hwy. 3042 – Campgrounds for RV's and campers – tent grounds for rent as well as cabins and several lodges. There are many hiking trails, bridges, boardwalks and nature paths. Also available is a swimming pool and bath house facilities along with fishing dock and boat launch and boats to rent.
Crooked Creek Recreational Park – 1300 Sandy Beach Road, Pine Prairie – Boating, camping, campgrounds with RV hookups and 11 cabins to rent. Swimming, boating and fishing available.
Miller's Lake – LA Highway 95
Roads and Trails
Chicot State Park Hiking Trail – Chicot State Park, Louisiana Highway 3042 Twenty-two mile trail system around Lake Chicot. Facilities along the trail include four trailheads, six backcountry camping sites, and bridges and boardwalks in low-lying areas.
Sudie Lawton Trail – Louisiana State Arboretum, Louisiana Highway 3042 Three miles of hiking trails amid some of Louisiana's oldest and most magnificent trees, steeply cut ravines, a breathtaking forest under story, and a forest floor covered with a variety of ferns and wild flowers.
Veteran's Memorial Highway (Louisiana Highway 13)
Louisiana Highway 95 Miller Lake
Marish Bayou Wildlife Management Area
Pinta Farms – Whitetail Hunts
Jay Hawk Plantation – Boar Hunts