A hot spot to visit in Louisiana is Kisatchie National Forest! Nestled throughout Louisiana it holds many amazing amenities! It is one of Louisiana’s only national forests and boasts 604,000 acres to explore with friends and family!It is split into five districts and provides a number of recreational activities like biking, hiking, horse-back riding, ATV accessibility, fishing, boating, and hunting!
There are also a number of swimming spots scattered in each district. There are several swimming spots in creeks, bayous, and lakes all in Kisatchie National forest. Each district also has a spot designated for fishing and boating such as Caney Lake in the Caney Ranger District. Do not fret on where to camp out either, all of the districts within have tent and travel trailer availability for a weekend getaway or an extended stay!
Their website features a full list of rules and regulations, maps, hunting and fishing permit dates, trail statuses, and even a “Plan Your Own Adventure” tab! Check it out here! https://www.fs.usda.gov/kisatchie