Sam Houston Jones State Park, Lake Charles

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#5 of 16 in Things to do in Lake Charles
Sam Houston Jones State Park is 1,087 acres that includes ponds, 5 hiking/biking trails, playgrounds, picnic areas with barbeque pits, restrooms, a boat launch and 2 pavilions. Many visitors also enjoy fishing along the west fork of the Calcasieu River.

Park visitors may even catch a glimpse of deer, squirrels, bobcats, rabbits, gators, nutria, racoons, ducks, geese or some of the other diverse birdlife of the region.

LOCATION : -- 107 SUTHERLAND ROAD

LAKE CHARLES LA 70611
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  • We tried to enjoy a fun weekend with one of my dear friends and help him celebrate his 50th birthday. However, the Ranger kept harassing us every 15 to 20 mins saying we were too loud and bothering th...  more »
  • I leave only about 2 miles from the park, but I still enjoy going there to see the ducks and the deer. The deer used to be in a pen, but now they graze freely. People bring their campers and stay ther...  more »
  • Beautiful Setting along the river. Campsites are in need of attention. Sadly the park closed over half the sites. Limited number of the rest are full hook up. There is a dump station near, restroom an...  more »
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  • This is definitely not the place to come if you're expecting a relaxing camping experience. Camping spots incredibly cramped, facilities lacking in general. Couldn't enjoy the nature because of other campers who brought club speakers and played a continuous mix of zydeco and Pandora ads. Asked the park rangers to moderate it, nothing happened. All that in addition to the trash on the ground and in the waterways. It's more of a place for people to drink than to conserve and enjoy nature.
  • This was an great Louisiana swamp nature adventure. Snuggled along the Calcasieu River in Lake Charles, this park has eye-catching nature vistas and some excellent nature walks. A unique camping experience.
  • Very beautiful peaceful park. The nature and wildlife is Suh a great experience, especially for those who may not see it as much.
  • Great park for friends and family to visit and you can stay all day for only 3 dollars per adult.
  • Updating my review today 4/2/2017 from 4 months ago. We're camping at site 13. Bathrooms are cleaned twice daily. Noticeable improvements around park. Restrooms at both campgrounds are working. They said, they've drained the swamp to kill the weeds that have overtaken it. Still lacking trash cans with metal lids, only one trash can at camp area 1. No wi-fi, which if its like camp area 2, its out dated and slow. Good news progress is being made. All the restrooms are open.

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