The comments of previous posters is very accurate. This is one of the nicest forest service campgrounds we have ever been in. We have stayed here twice and are amazed that it always seems underused. Perhaps on holiday weekends it might get more use, but we stayed over a summer weekend and there were only 5 rigs in the whole place. It is a gem. The only negative issue is that you have to drive through Minden to get there. There are some very narrow streets with rather tight turns. It's very doable, but you need to be on your toes. We have a 43' fifth wheel pulled by an HDT, plus a car. We fit in many of the sites. Although there are many tall trees, finding a hole for satellite reception is not too difficult. The regular price is only $15 and the senior pass price was $9.50. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Rate Golden Age Passport. Another well kept secret in the National Forest Service list of campgrounds, the Kisatchie National Forest, Caney Lake Recreation Area. The roads and wide sites are paved and most have groomed gravel patio area. 50 AMP and water at the sites with a convenient dumpstation on the way out of the CG. There is a buffer zone between sites and the lake, but each site has direct access to the shoreline; however the beach is in the "Day Use" area. There is a boat launch ramp. The road is a little narrow, but access to the sites is not limited or restricted. There are fire rings and grills at the sites and well placed restrooms and separate showers in each section. There is a great bike trail and a hiking trail which takes you around the 350 acre lake. Peace and quiet, helpful park employees and unit manager make for a pleasant stay. We would return if in the area. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Absolutely beautiful! We had a site right on the water and the view was breathtaking! The only thing to know is that once you're in the park the first campground sign is for tent camping. Keep following the road to the electric sites. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
What a find! Located about 5 miles off of I-20 in Kisatchie NF. We camped here on site #17. Quiet, lots of trees, interior streets easy to navigate with a big rig, paved sites, some with lake front view. Best sites are #15,16,17, and 20). Half of the sites are first come first serve and the rest are reservable. Would definitely stay here again. Our rate was Golden Age. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This has to be the nicest Forest Service campground we have ever been in. The sites are huge, although all back-ins. There is plenty of room to maneuver so it should not be a problem for anyone. We are 65 feet long and got in easily. We were even lucky enough to find a site where our satellite works fine, although not all sites will work for that. There are large trees, but they are spaced out well. We got the senior rate of $9.50 so you can't beat it for 50 amp with water and huge paved sites. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This is our kind of camping! Beautiful, lots of trees, lots of space between sites. Quiet, paved, electric and water. Dump station available. Camp hosts came by and told us all about the place. Very helpful. Beautiful views of the lake. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.