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Webster Parish Paddle Trail

What better way to explore the outdoors than from the glistening waters of Louisiana? Discover our lakes and bayous by launching your boats on one of our many boat launches throughout the parish.

Phase I

Phase I of the paddle trail is marked on Lake Bistineau at Lake Bistineau State Park. The trail features signage and directional arrows to help you navigate the waters with ease. The trail is just under 10 miles long and is perfect for novice paddlers. Lake Bistineau State Park also offers boat rentals. See full listing for more details.

Phase II

Phase II of the paddle trail is soon to be marked along Bayou Dorcheat. Once the water levels are high enough, we will provide you with more information here.

The Webster Parish Paddle Trail is a collaboration between Webster Parish Convention & Visitors Commission and the Bayou Chapter of the Ozark Society (BCOS). For more information on paddles hosted by BCOS follow the link below. 

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, its open waters, and its enchanting stands of cypress and tupelo trees, the park offers two boat launches, hiking and biking trails, playgrounds, two swimming pools, a lakefront beach, camping, cabins, lodges, and excellent fishing!

Beautiful Caney Lakes just north of Minden are a part of the Kisatchie National Forest. The upper and lower lakes are perfect for fishing, swimming, water skiing, hiking, and camping.  Beaver Dam campsites come with electric and water hookups. The group picnic area accommodates up to 200 guests while each campsite fits up to eight campers. A sanitary dump station, drinking water and flush toilets are provided. From Minden, take LA 159 (Lewisville Rd.) to Caney Lake Road. Go 1.7 miles.

20 Camp sites/29 RV Sites w/electricity & water, dorms, conference center

For more information regarding Kisatchie National Forest/Caney Lakes , call 318-377-6727. For more information on Beaver Dam Campgrounds call 318-927-2061.

Muddy Bottoms ATV & Recreation Park was created to provide the surrounding community with a recreational escape not far from where they live and work. The park includes many facilities that you can’t find at any other park in the south. Complete with a welcome center, bathhouse, pro shop, eating pavilion, amphitheater, cabins, and RV hookups, sprinkler park, we are sure you will feel right at home. All of the luxuries are convenient and comforting, but the main focus is the mud, and we have plenty of it! With 5,000 acres, we have plenty of trails, bogs, and tracks to keep you occupied all weekend long. With riders of all ages in mind we have built this park to meet the needs of all who enter the gates. We hope that you can share in our vision and after one visit we predict that you will see this may be the finest ATV park in the country.