7.3 Good
Benton, Louisiana

Cypress Black Bayou

Benton, Louisiana

Benton, Louisiana
Phone: (318) 965-0007

Sites: 73
Recent Rate: $23 3/2013

Latitude: 32.6812402517845
Longitude: -93.6741435527802

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

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6 Reviews

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The Dowdy's

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: March, 2013 - $23.00
Overall Rating:      

My family and I stayed two nights at this campground in a 33' RV. We stayed in site 6. The campground was clean but set up awkwardly. Our fire ring and picnic table were set up behind our camper. Site 7's fire ring and picnic tables were in front of their RV which meant it was right next to ours. This made for little privacy. Also there are several sites that appear to be permanently set up and not well maintained. The wildlife center and zoo are nice if you have kids. It is worth staying a night or two if you are passing through but I wouldn't go out of my way to stay here. We camped at Cypress Black Bayou in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2012 - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

Great recreation area but, the RV sites are set up really weird. Half the sites have the picnic table on the wrong side of parking area. Also, almost all the sites have electric on one side and water on the other. Other then those few things everything else looked pretty good. We camped at Cypress Black Bayou in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2011 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice parrish campground. Sites are large, paved and well-shaded. There are some pull-through sites and some sites with sewer as well as electric and water. There were no sewer sites available when we got here but the dump station is conveniently situated along the road on the way out of the campground. Plenty of family-friendly activities available. Watch carefully for signs along the road. The road forks near the campground: be sure to keep to the right. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Cypress Black Bayou in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2009 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a county-run facility (“Parish-run” in Louisiana) where we stayed for only one night. It is heavily wooded with shady sites, many of which offer appealing lake views. Very few of the sites have sewer hook-ups, and these were not available at the time we visited the park. Many of the sites are pull-throughs. All are paved with black-top. Interestingly, the park no longer has a limit on the length of stays, so that there are long-term residents (some of whose trailers and motorhomes have seen better days). When we arrived, one of the two bath houses was closed for repairs (although my wife ended up using the closed bath house because it turned out to be unlocked and workable). I would have preferred that the ranger who checked us in had told me of the closure before I’d selected a site and set up my unit. Also, the main road used to access the park was closed for repairs, so we had to drive 5-6 miles out of the way in order to gain entry. (I wish the person who I’d phoned at their ranger station prior to our arrival had told us about this). We camped at Cypress Black Bayou in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2008 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

We love this campground. Sites are large and shady. They have recently been repaved. There is a separate beach for rv'ers. On the property there is a petting zoo, nature center, catch & release fishing pond, and marina. There is a large beach and picnic areas for day use. A great family campground. Park rangers are very visible which make for a safe campground. Staff very friendly. We camped at Cypress Black Bayou in a Tent Trailer.

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Review Count: 102
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: February, 2008 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

It is a great park and I would rate it higher but there are no sewer hook ups. Beautiful lake, and most sites have nice view. We camped at Cypress Black Bayou in a Motorhome.

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