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Westwego, Louisiana

Bayou Segnette State Park

Westwego, Louisiana



Westwego, Louisiana
Phone: (504) 736-7140

Sites: 100
Recent Rate: $29 4/2016

Latitude: 29.9019165664358
Longitude: -90.1543021202087

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • 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 yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • 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 yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • 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 ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • 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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110 Reviews

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Lee and Trace

Review Count: 47
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $28.00
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Really great park with lots of features including a wave pool, walking trails, huge boat launch area, free laundry facilities (2 washers and dryers per loop which worked just fine), and nice big level sites. My only complaint was there was trash in my fire ring and when I went to clean it out got bit by several fire ants in the process. They have tons of staff onsite, so I felt the rings should have been cleaned. I liked the walking trails but would recommend they put a raised one through the marsh for bird watchers. We did have a pair of nesting night herons right behind our camper though and spent many hours watching them. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

New Orleans is 30 miles away and this park has easy access to a ferry you can take there. Day use area has a wave pool and there is a separate pool for the campers. There is a huge boat launch area as well and around the corner from the campground are tons of shops that sell local seafood. Really great locations

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dalebonnie

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $30.00
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Great state park, we had a beautiful site. Very spacious and set up well. It was in a great location to visit New Orleans. We took the ferry from Algiers Point, which was a good suggestion. The check-in person was not very friendly; we arrived during a rain storm and she was not clear about where to park. A different time the same person was short tempered. Otherwise this was one of our favorite campgrounds due to the location and spacious site. Also, the free laundry was a plus. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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bamawig

Review Count: 37
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $29.00
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Very convenient park to New Orleans area. We have stayed here several times and it seems the restrooms and showers are starting to show their age. But they were reasonable clean with plenty of hot water. Some of the sites have wooden decks that are real handy if it been raining. All sites have concrete patios with a table at the real of the site. Nothing beside the RV means you have wet soggy grass outside the door. We will continue to use this park as a base while visiting our family and enjoying New Orleans. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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bobcovey

Review Count: 59
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $20.00
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This park is the ideal base for visiting New Orleans and the areas around it. The cost is also a bargain compared to the limited alternatives. It really is just 20 minutes to the French Quarter by car, or take an hour and use the Algiers Point ferry instead. Take time to explore the Algiers Point neighborhood, too.

The sites are all spacious and paved. Grassy areas get pretty wet when it rains. Many sites have some shade. Laundry is free. Lots of families and kids. It gets busy on weekends, but most state parks do. It is secure and well patrolled. Airboat tours passing down the slough along the street side of the park are very noisy and run into the evening. No formal, fenced dog park. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Tout de Suite Cafe in Algiers Point for lunch. B&C Seafood Market and Restauant in Vacherie for lunch.

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DiplomatTraveler

Review Count: 143
States Visited: 48
Helpful Reviews: 16

Date of Stay: February, 2016 - $20.00
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This is a very nice state park with paved roads and sites. All sites are back-in, level, and just long enough for our 40' Class A with our Jeep parked in front. Water pressure is on the high side so we used the pressure regulator. Many sites have a wooden deck/patio area with picnic table, close-by fire ring, and food hook. Restrooms appeared clean and laundry is free. This is a good choice for visiting New Orleans and the surrounding area. Only thing missing are the sewer hookups! Some noise from the NOLA speedway and the local swamp boat tour boats, but not continuous or intrusive. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

We chose to use the Algiers Ferry for our trip into the French Quarter. The park provides directions and it takes about 20-30 minutes to get to there. We used the private parking lot next to the terminal ($5 for the day). Cost is $2.00 per person, exact cash only, each way.

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Tammy7

Review Count: 71
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $20.00
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The Perfect park for touring New Orleans. The water and electric are conveniently located. The concrete pads are lower in the back but not too bad. The sites are spacious. The park is relatively quiet. The best part is the convenience to the city. It's about 15 minutes to the WWII museum. Hop on 90, cross the river, get off on the right at the second exit (Camp St) are you are there. Going to the French Market? Take 90 over the bridge, get on I10E and get off to the right at the Esplanade exit. Turn right and go all the way down to the end and turn right on Decatur. We parked behind the Market and had no traffic problems at all. Or, as others suggest, you can take the ferry. We had no problems getting in and out by car though. This park is perfect for what we wanted. I highly recommend it over any other park in New Orleans. This park is safe, secure, and has a park patrol. The only thing missing are sewer hookups. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Motorhome.

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chasing60

Review Count: 20
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $22.00
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If you want to be close to New Orleans...this is it. Great fish market just outside and a short drive into downtown. This is a SP. Sites are nicely arranged in two loops with lots of green space in between. Very private feeling. It is swampy, so I imagine there are bugs in the summer...but that is the south. We loved it here...very quiet and private feeling. Also felt very safe, with park trucks patrolling regularly and limited access. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

check out the fish market in Westwego...

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pwaygood

Review Count: 15
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $20.00
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Great value. large sites but all back-ins. Well maintained and secured. Close to New Orleans - about 15 minutes to the French Quarter. Easy in and out- well definitely go again. Showers were a little dated. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Seafood market about a block from State Park well worth a visit.

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The Sandbox

Review Count: 29
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $20.00
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Great place to stay while visiting New Orleans. The park has good information about getting around in NO. The sites are well designed, most are concrete pads, and have concrete picnic area with table and grill. Many of the sites have wooden decks as well. The WIFI was decent, electric and water were good too. No problem with the bathrooms. Only two advisories are the fire ants and the unfriendly office staff. The fire ants are manageable but it would have been good to know about them going in. The office staff are not rude but they could be more pleasant and friendly. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Take the ferry across to New Orleans, it will save you time and $$. Cost for parking was $5 some days, ferry cost $1 for seniors, $2 for adults. Be sure to have correct change for the ferry.

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dhansen871

Review Count: 42
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $28.00
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Can not dispute the "RAMP". We unhooked as suggested and no problem. These are the widest space we have been on this trip. Normally RV Parks would but in 2 more spaces between the rigs as this is laid out. Almost have to yell at your neighbors to communicate. Most spaces have a deck, table and fire ring. Bathroom was clean and water was hot. If they would put in sewer at each spot, I would give this place a 10. Speed limit inside the park is 15 MPH.... was warned not to exceed that, will get a ticket if U get over 20 MPH. Some spaces are not good for Sat TV. Will stay here again if in the area. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

About 15 miles from French Quarter. A fresh fish/Shrimp location just to the right of the park. Paid $3.50 for a pound of Shrimp, caught that day. Whole shrimp, so U must clean them.

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Bob and Inga

Review Count: 397
States Visited: 52
Helpful Reviews: 24

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $28.00
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Sites here are all paved, back in's with water and electric. As mentioned in an earlier review the wi-fi is useless. TV via batwing and Verizon broadband were both very good. Most sites are fairly level, but some have settled in places making them 'lumpy'. To clarify an earlier post about the new 'ramp' at the entrance, think 'loading dock'. It is a monster and if you are towing with a MH, unhook before attempting to climb up. It is appx. 3 feet high and had our dolly ramps dragging the ground. The ramp is inside the park at the entrance office, but it is a two lane road with plenty of room to unhook your toad before it. This was our third and last time at this CG. We will drive in from the north side of the lake next time we want to visit New Orleans. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

About the only places for a cold one are the Swamp Inn and Mona Lisa which are both behind the fish market next door. Both allow smoking and are just local dives.

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Harley e

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $28.00
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Very nice campgrounds. Sites and grounds are well maintained. Level paved back-ins with paved picnic table area. Restrooms/showers are clean. Free laundry facility was very nice. Great rate/great value! We took the ferry over to New Orleans. It is a drive to get to the ferry station, and we had to pay to park, but it was much less than the cost of parking in town and a lot less hassle. Would definitely stay here again. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Sewhappy

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $25.00
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The sites are not too close to each other. We had a wooden deck and a concrete pad. Convenient to New Orleans. The grass was very high. I would stay there again to go sightseeing. Not the park for me to hang out at campsite. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Used Camp BowWow for doggie day care. Awesome!

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scouse

Review Count: 19
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $20.00
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This is our second visit to the park, the last time was about 7 years ago, much has changed. Firstly the front office has been modified, nice, except that the ramp they have put in is very sharp and my coach scraped part of its front undercarriage on the ramp; it also has happened to a few others by the look of it. The showers needed cleaning better; it looks like the cleaning staff don't own a scrub brush and the soap dispensers were empty for the 2 weeks that we were there.They were no urinals in either men's washroom. The park also has free WiFi, it is at best, abysmal, even right in front of the towers. The park itself was clean and well groomed. We can see a problem with bugs when it gets warmer due to the close proximity of standing water to the camping sites. There is a problem with the park standards. There were a few questionable RV's that came in; converted delivery vans, people camping in cars only, old TVs outside on sites. The best was when some kind soul had helped themselves to one of our pins out of the tow bar, nice. This is the last time to Bayou Segnette for us. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Lots to do, lots of terrible drivers, beware.

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smitty12

Review Count: 50
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 17

Date of Stay: February, 2015 - $22.00
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The park itself is huge. The campground is just a small part of the park. We were camping here to be close to New Orleans and didn't take advantage of anything the park had to offer. Most of the amenities were geared towards warmer weather and it was colder when we were there in January. There is a lot of standing water in marshy areas and I would be concerned about bug activity in warmer weather. I liked the fact the camping area was arranged so that all the sites backed up to a natural area as opposed to backing up to another trailer. A number of the sites had decks attached directly to the site that I would look for if we were to stay there again. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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