8 Parks near Ville Platte, Louisiana
Nov 2010 - $24.00
This is a parish park, with lots of shade trees, playgrounds for the kids and paved sites on the lake. There is a nice boat launch with plentiful parking. They also have a "beach" area with parking. Some of the bath houses were in better shape than others (mosquito control was a big issue). There were no sewer hookups, no Wi-Fi and cell coverage is spotty at best. We stayed from a Sunday thru a Saturday. I would recommend a weekday stay. Once the early holiday weekend started, the golf carts started cruising with their stereos wide open. There were also many campers with their sound systems turned up. This usually ended by 10 pm each night. Since this is a parish park there is no one on site after 5 p.m. so there was no way to regulate the noise unless you called the Sheriff's Office. We rode our bikes a lot but had to be very cautious once all the golf carts came in because they were not watching out or slowing down for pedestrians and cyclists. We would stay here again but would do so on a weekday in order to cut down on all the noise. - hannah-taylor
Jul 2009 - $24.00
Nice place to stay with beautiful trees covering sites. The old section A is the nicest with lake views. Police used to patrol a lot to keep things quiet. Lately golf carts have been allowed and less patrolling by police and it gets out of hand. Police had to be called out all three days to quiet the drunks driving carts with trailers and loud music, well into the middle of the night. Very irritating. If things do not change we do not recommend unless you go during the weekday it is quiet then. - Thib
Mar 2009 - $16.00
We loved our stay here. We went along with a few friends and had a great time. At the time the park was almost completely empty, so we were able to choose the perfect spots we wanted, which were right on the lake. There are tons of shade trees, swings for the kids, a laundromat and showers, which were very clean. There are also cabins for rent, and some good fishing, too! The Staff were very friendly, helpful and welcoming, which is very important, in our opinion. The only downside to this park is the fact that there were no sewer hookups, and we had to use the dump station, but that really wasn't a biggie. Otherwise, we would have given this park a perfect rating. We will definitely visit this park again. - heavenslilgift
May 2016 - $28.00
Far from highway--a bit rough with narrow roads and hanging trees for our 35 ft class A. Pretty trees, very narrow asphalt pads but level. Water standing on ground so beware. Place full of mosquitos. Was deserted and if the office staff is as rude to everyone as to us, I can see why. Website says $22--No, it is $28 1st night THEN $22. They have ready excuses not to honor America 50 pass so forget that. We won't be back as we don't like to pay money for rudeness. - Sharon J
Oct 2015 - $22.00
There are two campgrounds here. This review is for the South campground. This is a nice park, but the shower room was pretty nasty. Really old and uninviting and a really long walk from most campsites. There was a reasonable amount of space between most sites and most seemed to be long enough to easily accommodate big rigs, but some of the roads around the loops were very steep and narrow. Could be a problem for some big rigs. And a fair number of them slope really steeply away from the road. I can't imagine ever being able to get level front to back on them. The grounds were fairly clean, but there was a bit of trash around. At $22 for electric and water PLUS a ripoff $6 "transaction fee", I think it's a bit overpriced for a public campground. It's by a lake, but the South campground is not on the lake and there is no view of it. Maybe the North campground is better, but we didn't drive up to see it. It's several miles from the south camp. They do give 50% senior pass discount, but you still get nailed with the $6 handling fee. I'm not aware of any other options in the immediate area, so this is fine for an overnight. - Pdxjoanne
Jul 2015 - $22.00
Rate above does not include the silly $6 reservation fee. You also can not move or transfer sites until AFTER you have checked in.
We stayed in the south camp ground and had sites 2 through 4. The entire south campground is more geared for tents as the water / electric connections are either really far back or on the wrong side. We managed to get our travel trailer on site 3 with no problems and we had tents on 2 and 4. The restroom by the dump stations at south campground was in need of repairs, as the floor stayed wet. It also didn't help some local kids decided to discharge a fire extinguisher in the restroom. The other two restrooms in the south campground had showers. Wife said the women's showers were in stalls. The men's were both group showers which we said no thanks. Overall, the entire south campground is very un-level and backing into some sites would be a challenge. When we went to leave there are two dump stations at the south campground, for some reason everyone insisted on stopping at the first one and not pulling up to the second one, this caused a long traffic back out just to get out of the camp ground.
We did go and check out the north camp ground, it is geared all to RV's. Some of those sites are VERY close together there were 4 we saw that were completely unusable due to being in disrepair. There were two more dump stations in the north camp ground as well. We did not visit the restrooms/showers to inspect them but we heard they are much nicer.
Bring A LOT of mosquito repellent we have never had this many bug bits after a weekend of camping. Camp hosts were friendly and nice and the park has a lot to offer. Warning the pool is closed due to state budget issues but the water play ground is open. - Nizzy
Sep 2015 - $21.00
Enjoyed our stay. Would go back again. Park was clean and Had no issues with water or electricity and overall a nice friendly place to stay. - Smo
Jun 2011 - $21.00
We recently spent the weekend at Cajun Campground. The last time we were here was 2 years ago, and we really enjoyed it then. This time, it did not appear to be very well maintained. The lake appeared to be a dumpsite, trash all over in the lake. People would not pick up after their pets, dog mess all over the place. Bathroom was fairly clean, but very hot and uncomfortable. Our campsite was full of bottle caps and fire ants. There are 2 dumpsters in the park, and both are near the campers, and the smell was horrible. Pool was clean, but cost extra to use it. The campground staff were very friendly. - User1309
Jul 2016 - $38.00
We stayed here for 3 nights. We where told our spots where shady. We were in direct sun light all day. Very little shade here. The beach was nice and music good.
Little bit of a partying place, if you like that scene, lot of golf carts riding all day. Kids where having a great time here. At quiet time I was impressed that everything did get silent. Not a very big campground. - lovegun
Oct 2015 - $40.00
Not sure of nightly rate as we stayed for one month and had full hookups. Sites were spacious, lots if shade from pine trees. The only pitfall were the mosquitos!! They were horrible! Bring lots of Deet with you. This is such an active park tho. Every Friday there was music with live bands in the barn. Halloween trick or treaters for 3 weekends leading up to the "official" Halloween night with lots of decoration's on display. We would stay again for sure cuz those "skeeters" won't keep us away. - HillCountryRV0128
Jul 2015 - $40.00
This is the place to go with the grandkids - very family friendly & fun.
Very nice lake / beach swim area where the kids had a blast. Nice little fishing lake. Very cool barn dance area on weekends that party's until the wee hours with a live band.
Older resort park with gravel pads, appears to be a problem if it has rained for a few days & the ground gets soft.
Employees are helpful & can be often seen - experience in other areas employees are infrequently noticed. - JSRFrench
Jul 2016 - $15.00
Nice facility and grounds. Several long term RV's. Laundry only had 2 washers/dryers, need more!! Pool a bit dirty after busy weekend. Staff very friendly! WiFi was not great
Good Verizon coverage. - Sunneee
Oct 2015 - $27.00
This is an ok place for an overnight. Not too many choices in the area. Spaces are close. Roads front and back make for some road noise, and there's a railroad track nearby with the accompanying whistles, but doesn't appear to be a very busy line. Didn't use the restroom, was told there was no shower room. We're self contained so didn't care. Check in was prompt and professional and friendly and the young lady was happy to answer any questions and make recommendations in the area. Might stay again if I'm in the area. - Pdxjoanne
Dec 2013 - $24.00
Initially, I was concerned about possible road noise as this small park sits between two roads. Concerns were allayed as this is a rural area, and what traffic there was diminished by 8 or 9 PM. The attractions in Eunice are easily accessable from the park's location. The owner of the park was quite helpful in advising some of the lesser known attractions, best times to attend, and restaurant recommendations. This is a small park, and I'm not sure I would use it for an extended stay. That said, I would return anytime I was in the area, be it for a couple of days or a couple of weeks. - ramblingsavage
Apr 2016 - $11.00
This is a very nice municipal park in the heart of Opelousas. The other reviews describe it well. Water and electric is included. Here seem to be a mix of 30 amp and 50 amp boxes. We stayed in section D, which is adjacent to a little ball park on the left as you enter. These are all back in sites on grass. In April, there were about 5 campers total so we had our pick. I would definitely stay here again, particularly if I needed to be in Opelousas for any reason. This is about 2 miles from the interstate. Good Att and Verizon. Water tastes great. The entry roads are a bit tight, but we got our 39' motor home in without difficulty. The park is active, with nearby lighted tennis courts and baseball fields. - CharlieS
May 2015 - $10.00
Water and electric only. Lots of shade trees and large sites. No manager or office onsite. Just park and someone will come by. - Nibot
Jul 2014 - $10.00
Great place to overnight. We got there around 10 pm and within 15 minutes a city worker in uniform and marked vehicle came around and collected the $10. Well lit. We are 13'6" high and were able to get down Market Street to the park without clipping the top with the low hanging branches. We pulled into the big lot on the left as you come in; we were the only ones there. Easy hookups on the utility poles. Didn't check out the bathroom as we are self contained. Park is very nice and well kept. They lock the gate at 11:00 and re-open at 6:30 am. - The Reverse Snowbirds
Jan 2009 - $18.00
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at La Pay E Bas. Our stay lasted for about 9 days, and we fished in the stocked ponds (no luck) bar-b-qued under the pavilion, which was complete with picnic tables (and a big bar-b-que pit!), had burgers at the Mom & Pop burger stand, which is run by the park owners, and basically had a great time. There is also a small store on-site, where you can buy fishing tackle, staples and copious amounts of alcohol;-) The only downside to this park is that nothing is paved, and there is no cable, no wi-fi and all of those modern creature comforts. But, hey, you're camping, right? The owners are very friendly and welcoming, and drive through the park regularly, making sure all is well, and that their guests are enjoying their stay. We will certainly be visiting this park again. - heavenslilgift