103 State Park Road Doyline, LA 71023



Situated on the western shore of Lake Bistineau, this park offers a satisfying blend of beautiful vistas and outstanding recreational facilities. Memorable for its upland mixed hardwood forest, open waters, and enchanting stands of cypress and tupelo trees, the park offers two boat launches, hiking and biking trails, playgrounds, a swimming poollakefront beach, camping, cabins, lodges, and excellent fishing!

Don’t have a boat? No problem!

Flat Bottom Boats $20 per day Includes 2 paddles and 3 life jackets
Canoes $7 per hour or $25 per day Include paddles and life jackets
Kayaks $7 per hour or $35 per day Include paddles and life jackets


The wonderful thing about fishing on Lake Bistineau is that you can count on a catch almost all year long. Beginning in January and lasting through the spring, summer, and early fall, the dedicated fisherman can draw freshwater catches such as black crappie, largemouth bass, yellow bass, catfish, bluegill, and red-ear sunfish from the lake’s clear waters.


The park’s trail system encompasses nearly 10 miles of woodland trails for exploring and discovering nature!

Willis Homestead Trail – 3.8 miles

Blue Wing Trail – 1.2 miles

Koasati Trail – 2.0 miles

Pintail Loop Trail – 1.3 miles

Discovery Circle – .4 miles

6-mile Equestrian Trail:

Equestrian trails at State Parks sites are open to riders and their own horses. There is a $3/horse per day trail fee, in addition to the normal day-use entrance of $3 per person; overnight campsites can be rented for $22 to $28 per night. Certification of a clean Coggins test is required for all horses brought on State Park property. It is recommended that you call ahead for the status of the trail.

Rental Facilities

Deluxe Cabins

Seven Deluxe Cabins are available for overnight stays. Each cabin sleeps up to 8 people with 1 double bed, 2 bunk beds and 1 queen sleeper sofa. Basic cookware, cooking utensils, dinnerware, silverware, towels and linens are provided. Bring your own food and personal supplies.

Group Camp I

Group Camp I offers 20 cabins, sleeping up to 160 people. It also includes a dining hall, kitchen, sand volleyball court, playground and swimming pool (seasonal).

Group Camp II

Group Camp II offers 6 cabins, sleeping up to 40 people. It also includes a dining hall and kitchen. Group Camp visitors will need to bring their own dishes, silverware, paper products, bathroom tissue, towels, linens and personal supplies.

For rates and availability please call 318-745-3503.

RV Camping

  • 17 Premium Campsites (5 pull-through campsites, 12 prime location campsites, all with water and electrical hookup)
  • 44 Improved Campsites (water and electrical hookup) For rates and availability please call 318-745-3503.