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Delhi, Louisiana

Poverty Point Reservoir State Park

Delhi, Louisiana



Delhi, Louisiana
Phone: (318) 878-7536

Sites: 54
Recent Rate: $30 5/2016

Latitude: 32.4824816835334
Longitude: -91.49469166121

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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) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.75 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.75
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • 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 yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • 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 yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing yes
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek yes
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

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43 Reviews

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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a GREAT state park. The Reservoir is beautiful, trails are well maintained, and it has a delightful splash pad for the kids. I don't know the age of this park, but it appears to be fairly new. The sites are gravel, spacious, with grass between sites. Each site has a picnic table, bar-b-q and fire pits. Our site was water/electric only, but some sites do have sewer hook up and there are 5 long pull throughs. The park has a laundry room but I did not use it, nor did we use the restrooms/showers. There is also a golf course nearby and club, but not something we used. Even when full on the weekend, the park was peaceful. We will definitely come here again when in this area. We camped at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
50
Site Surface
Asphalt, Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

The small town of Delhi, LA is quaint, but do not offer much in the way of restaurants or shopping of any kind. Come prepared.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Poverty Point State Park has a great campground. I made reservations online and called to confirm that a 40' motorhome with slideouts would work in the space. Upon arrival the space was too narrow and not long enough, so I had to upgrade to one of the "improved" spaces. No where online could I find a description of "non-improved" vs "improved".

To upgrade my space, we could not do it over the phone. I had to come back up to the office. At the office there is no where to turn around, so I had to drive out of the park and find a place to turn around in Delhi.

Back at the office, the staff person changed my reservation to a different spot; but when she handed me the receipt, it showed I was still in the original campsite. She fought with the computer system some more and was finally able to get me a pull through spot. However, I ended up having to pay twice, which increased the price per night.

The pull-through spot I ended up in was nice, level, and clean. However, while driving through the park there were several trees that needed to be trimmed to avoid hitting the motorhome.

Overall, I was pleased with the park. I wish they offered single night stays on the weekend. Given the chance I would stay here again. We camped at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 84
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 16

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $23.00
Overall Rating:      

When I was here, the park was only about 30% occupied, and I did not see any parties or hear any loud noises. If there were any oil field workers, they were gone or very quiet. It is a relatively new campground, and the sites were clean and well-kept. My only complaint was a few bites from a nest of fire ants, but they were gone the next day after I sprinkled a little borax around the nest. I enjoyed bike riding around the lake. The price of $23 for a full hookup site was a bargain. Very good Verizon voice and data, as well. We camped at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
19
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 124
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

This park has really gone down hill in the past years. Its a basically a workers' park now, with long-termers and workers. Certain spaces are said to be set aside for snowbirds and extended stay however its not enforced. Too much heavy traffic including construction vehicles trailers with pipeline and other work equipment. Long term stayers are on the rough side, lots of beer drinking in the evenings, sites not kept clean or neat. Speed limits don't apply to them either. This is not a place I'd want our children to play in. Manager is hostile to inquiries and office staff is obviously weary of comments and complaints about it. We'll take our money elsewhere in the future. We camped at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 47
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 14

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

We paid $22 for a W/E site. I can't say enough how much we loved staying at this park. Even though it's in a rural area, this countryside is gorgeous and clean. The campground itself is well-kept and clean. The sites are spaced apart well and some even come with an extra-wide paved section for a toad if your unit is long. Each site was paved, flat, provides a grill, fire pit, picnic table, hanging hooks, and a tent pad. We chose a site that is under the shaded tree section and the underbrush provided us extra privacy between neighbors. We got around 6 tv stations through our antennae even from that spot, as well as low-but-stable Verizon 4G LTE data. If we were in any other site, I believe our signal would have been even stronger. The bath house was immaculate and they did a great job putting it together and the shower stayed hot. My only complaint would be the misting spray showerhead - and that's pretty much it. They even have a laundry room at the bath house with a wash basin, 2 washers, and 2 dryers for .75 cents each. I'm already planning to stop through here again when we head to FL next winter. We camped at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
48
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tips for other Campers:

There is a newly renovated Brookshires grocery store in Delhi. The nearest Walmart is in the next town over on the interstate a good 15 miles away. The prices in Brookshires was comparable if you register for their shopping card - only takes a minute and worth the savings.

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Review Count: 209
States Visited: 50
Helpful Reviews: 23

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

This state park is very well laid out with paved interior roads and sites that are easy to maneuver. The park is well groomed and has extremely clean and attractive restrooms. Our stay during the week was quiet and peaceful. Utilities worked well. AT&T signal is available in the area. We would be happy to stay here again. We camped at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
42
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 120
States Visited: 32
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

Would have given this a 10 if we had a waterfront site. But there are none. Site 42 is a long, level pull thru, with the curbside adjacent to a wood deck with the woods right behind that. Very private! A surprise was a surprisingly good free wifi. We camped at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
42
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
No Others In Sight, Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed here 2 nights. Beautiful park, especially great if you are a fisherman. Campground is very neat, clean with plenty of room between sites. We only saw two bathroom houses, one at the front of the campground and another one on the back side of it. Sites are sunny - no shade. One item to note - when making reservations, a "prime" or "premium" site is water, electric and pull-through - no sewer hookups. There are several sites with sewer hookups, they are just back-in. We would stay here again. We camped at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
12
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Careful of ants!

If interested in archeological sites, there is a neat place to visit about 14 miles past the state park - it is called "Poverty Point" and is the site of a prehistoric earthworks of the Poverty Point culture. (It is just past the town of Epps LA.)

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: February, 2015 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

We really enjoyed our stay here. Good level sites, paved. Full hook ups. There is wifi but it is pretty slow. Our site (20) was very spacious. There is a very nice lake that you can walk or bike to. We will stay here again. We camped at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in a Motorhome.

Site Details

Site Number
20
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: February, 2015 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is top-notch due to the ease of reservation, cost, cleanliness, and lot spacing. The service was great as well, especially the park ranger who manned the office when I arrived a bit late. I'm a clean freak, and I always worry about what the showers will be like. There was no need to worry here, as all facilities, including the laundry, were sparkling clean. I will stay here again. In fact, I liked it so much that I added a night during my stay.

Delhi is a small town, but I enjoyed it and the short drive to Vicksburg, MS to visit the Civil War sites. Camp sites range from tucked away and shaded spots, to exposed larger sites where larger RVs and boat trailers can be parked. We camped at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in a Truck Camper.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
45
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Nearby Vicksburg, MS is a must-see for Civil War enthusiasts.

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Review Count: 53
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: November, 2014 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Fee was for water and electric. Beautiful park. Helpful staff. Level and spacious sites. Mainly back-in. Clean throughout. Invaded by ladybugs. Lovely walking at Poverty Point Historic State Park. We will stay here again. We camped at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 38
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

A gated State Park! Very nice spacious, private sites. The pull through sites are not full hook up. Several hiking trails. Part of waterfowl migration route so good bird watching. Easy to reach from I-20. Very clean (and cheap) laundry room. Native American mounds on grounds. Wide shoulder on road for bicycling around lake. We camped at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Very clean, quiet spot to spend a week relaxing. Sites were level cement pads with full hookups, they were although back-ins. The pull-through sites did not have sewer hook up but the back-in worked fine. We camped at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 124
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $14.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate is based on Senior Pass Discount for LA resident. This is a nice enough state park. There are some historic mounds located on the park itself. The laundry room was clean. Power is steady and water pressure was high. Sunday–Thursday…this park is a 10. It is very quiet, through it stays fairly busy. There is a lot of traffic though the camping loop which includes outside visitors for the splash park. Most people including the staff ignore the 15 mph. On Fridays, the park becomes a 1. Any sign of rules is out the door. First time in a state camp ground we've seen 2 wheeled camping units allowed in one site. Golf carts, though against park rules, are brought in and freely used by anyone with a handicapped placard available to them regardless as to whether they are mobility impaired. Pet leashes were ignored. We saw children in one camp urinating on the lawn with an adult standing there in approval. The one positive thing we can say about the weekends was that quiet hours did tend to be observed. We might visit here again. We camped at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

We were planning on boondocking near here for the night and decided to check in to this park, got a discount rate (half off) with my hubby's MD State Disability Golden Access Pass so we only paid $17.50 for the night! The lady at the front desk was soooooo friendly. Even my teenage sons liked this park, the walking trails and nature all around. All sites are paved and level, and we were able to access over the air TV channels with our regular antennae. Bath house was clean and beautiful. I would stay here again if in the area. Less than an hour drive to West Monroe if going to Duck Commander!!! We camped at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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