Bayou Segnette State Park

     


Westwego, Louisiana
Phone: (504) 736-7140

Sites: 100
Recent Rate: $20 2/2015


Latitude: 29.9019165664358
Longitude: -90.1543021202087

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Verizon Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview

103 Reviews

These reviews are the opinion of an RVParkReviews’ member and not the views of RVParkReviews.com

smitty12

Review Count: 25
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: - $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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BertD

Review Count: 13
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
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Great place to stay and visit New Orleans. Drive down to the ferry and take it across the river. Sites were great. Would have given it a 10 if it had sewer hook ups. We stayed there 3 nights. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

See New Orleans while parked here. Mass transit in New Orleans is good. No need to drive into the city.

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Pull Toy

Review Count: 21
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $22.00
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This park is a jewel. Clean, secure, free wifi, free laundry. The sites are large and spacious. A lot of people come to fish on the weekends; some get kind of rowdy and drunk. That was the only negative. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

An easy drive to New Orleans.

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User3589

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $18.00
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A very nice Louisiana State Park very close to NOLA! The facilities are very good, sites are large and level. The CG is close to food shopping. This is an excellent jumping off point to visit New Orleans and the plantations up the river (about one hour away.) There is a ferry from Algiers to the base of Canal Street which makes visiting the city a piece of cake. We would stay here again. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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bamawig

Review Count: 22
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
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Nice park locate close to New Orleans. Park entrance/check in office has been been remodeled and is very nice. Traffic flow at the entrance is a little confusing to the first time visitor. Just follow the signs and you will be OK. Be aware of the "Speed Tables". Even at a crawl, I bottomed the hitch shank. Camp sites are large, comfortable, clean and, for the most part private. There is some traffic noise but you get the feel of being out of the city. After-hours access is awkward but not a big deal. I would suggest you familiarize yourself with its location during the daylight hours however. It's can be a challenge to find at night. Overall rating would be higher if sites had sewer connection. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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skipperbrown

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

Date of Stay: - $22.00
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Stayed here 2 nights. The campsites are spacious, all back in, with tables, grills, and fire pits (bring your own wood). Roads are good. The restrooms and play areas were clean. Just what you would expect from a state maintained campground. The campground is elevated above a low swampy area. We found many mosquitoes in the camper, but they didn't bother us much outside. I bet they are terrible in the summer. We heard gnats are bad in the summer too. The campground is nicely kept and rangers patrol just enough that you know they are there if you need them. The campground is very close to NO, about 3 miles close and there is some road noise as the campground is just off a major highway, but it didn't bother us at night at all. We will definitely stay here again as long as it is in winter. Many sites had wood decks. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Minutes away from NO, fishing is very popular.

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malojeer

Review Count: 17
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $28.00
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This park is currently being renovated including registration office. Right now they have a one person booth which is ridiculous because blocks all lanes going into park even though you are checked in. You can sit there for long periods of time just to get in. Not enough signs directing you to camping area. Strange way of getting in and out of park after hours which is a completely different route than during daylight hours. Would stay here again but not impressed. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Gogox3

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

Date of Stay: - $25.00
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This is one of the most beautiful state parks we have seen. The sites are huge with wooden decks 12 x 16 at most of the sites but not all which included picknick tables and bar B Que. The restrooms and showers were clean and free laundry which were nice. They had a very nice pool and also a water slide with lots of playground equipment. They had great walking areas for walking with lots of wildlife. It was also fairly close to catch the ferry into New Orleans for the day. They give you a lot of info when you check in tellling you about the area and a map for getting around. The park was well patrolled. Would definitely stay there again. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Motorhome.

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LoneWolf

Review Count: 46
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: - $28.00
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First night is $34. Clean, quiet park set in a beautiful, grassy, wooded area. Paved roads with most sites level (ours had a pothole). Lack of sewer merits a one star reduction and lack of a heated pool (summer only) and other amenities merits a one star reduction. Although the width and arrangement of sites, allowing each RV much more space than in typical parks, almost made up for the lack of a sewer (dump station available on exit), it was crowded when full since it appears lots of locals bring their friends. Lots of dog walking areas, including along a nearby bayou. Internet was slow (insufficient bandwidth) and some pages are blocked by the state (another star reduction). Antenna TV from New Orleans was great. Free laundry was a plus also. It is conveniently close to the Algiers ferry to N.O. We would stay again. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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AirstreamSJ

Review Count: 18
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: - $29.00
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Nice state park not far outside New Orleans so it's an excellent base to tour the city. Sites are wide, long and easy to back into. Not much shade and mosquitoes were ferocious at night. If you plan to use the restrooms / showers, be sure to reserve a site close as it can be a long walk from some sites. Laundry is FREE! Verizon voice and data were excellent, camp Wi-Fi was slow and limited. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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utchaps

Review Count: 43
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $26.00
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We spent 2 nights at this beautiful state park. It is across the river from New Orleans. We talked to some folks staying in a park in the city and they said it was so cramped and noisy they were thinking about moving and when we told them how quiet and spacious this park is they were for sure moving. We made use of the ferry from Algiers to N.O. and wandered around the French Quarter for awhile. The park gives you easy directions to the ferry. It costs $2.00 to ride one way (exact change required) and parking is $5.00. An easy way to go to avoid downtown traffic. We didn't use them but there are trolleys, buses, and horse carriages to take you around if you don't want to walk around the French Quarter. We also drove out to the Barataria Preserve which was well worth the visit. You can explore the bayou on your own terms and it's free. A cheap alternative to the pricey swamp tours. Water & electric hookups and WIFI worked well and the shower/restroom facilities were nice but bring an extra towel to stand on to dry off as the floors get wet. No sewer hookup but they have a dump station. No cable either but quite a few channels on the antenna. I would surely recommend this place if you are in the area but you better make reservations. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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1yearusa

Review Count: 33
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
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Great birdwatching, 15 min to the French Quarter (and beignets!). Close to lots of shopping, seafood, everything. Spaced far from other RVs, showers are tile..nice. They could be a little cleaner, but lots of use on the weekend. We would return. The bird watching drive is worth it! We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Bryandbx

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

Date of Stay: - $20.00
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Safe option close enough to NOLA but on the West Bank so you can visit the swamps, etc. Rangers patrol the park and the camp section is far away from the day use area and patrolled by rangers so it's nice. The spots are level and paved and the laundry room is FREE. Nice. Westwego and the surrounding area's leave a little to be desired, but it was an okay few days in LA. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Motorhome.

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User3335

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $20.00
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Caution, if you use a GPS to get to this park, you may be taken on the wrong route. Make sure you are on Hwy 90 and Segnette as the final destination. We had quite a time getting to the correct entrance. This is a great place to stay and visit New Orleans. It is bit of a drive but for the price you cannot beat it. Nice playgrounds, clean facilities, and good laundry room. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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FrancisandRenee

Review Count: 45
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $20.00
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Great find. Beautifully kept park like setting. Sites are well designed, electric and water work well. All seem level and well placed. Fire, picnic table etc at all sites. Plenty of parking to the side if u need. Lots of room to move around and no one on top of each other. Grass everywhere. boat launch if u want, pool and extra wave pool. Really large place - it takes a minute to drive in. Good play sets for the kids, plenty of room for the pets to go for a walk. A bit of wild life, like cats and bunnies around. Great to drive into NO, great seafood market next door - excellent seafood off the boat each day. Good take away seafood in the area as well. Very reasonable and can be cheaper depending on where you live - check out their discounts for residence and some other states discounts. Free laundry - no one used when we were there because the park was half full but i am sure it is used in the summer. The park was half or less used when we were there. 14 day stay. Good verizon and tv thru regular antenna. Lots of people had sat dishes out. good overall option if u do not want to pay expensive prices to stay closer to french quarter. We camped at Bayou Segnette State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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  • An easy drive to New Orleans.

    Pull ToyJanuary 2015
  • Minutes away from NO, fishing is very popular.

    skipperbrownFebruary 2015
  • See New Orleans while parked here. Mass transit in New Orleans is good. No need to drive into the city.

    BertDMarch 2015

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