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Tickfaw State Park

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Tickfaw State Park is a unique 1200-acre park located along three miles of the Tickfaw River. The park offers diverse recreational, nature and educational opportunities.

Strolling through four ecosystems on over a mile of boardwalks through Tickfaw State Park, visitors can experience the sights and sounds of a cypress/tupelo swamp, a bottomland hardwood forest, a mixed pine/hardwood forest and the Tickfaw River.

Thirty campsites with water and electricity, fire ring and picnic table are available for recreational vehicle owners. An additional 20 tent campsites offer a tranquil setting for tent campers. A climate-controlled bathhouse and laundry facility are also available for camper use.

To reserve a cabin, campsite, group camp or picnic pavilion, call 1-877-CAMP-N-LA toll free (877-226-7652).



Email: tickfaw@crt.state.la.us

Phone: 1-888-981-2020

Other Phone: 1-877-226-7652

Max RV Length: 50

Max Amps: 50

Check-in Time: 2pm

Check-out Time: 1pm

Latitude/Longitude: 30.381677 , -90.630877

Total Sites: 30

Camping Season: All Seasons


Amenities

  • tenting
  • store
  • swimming pool
  • fishing
  • lp gas
  • modem connection
  • pullthrus
  • sewer hookups
  • laundry
  • other swimming
  • rentals
  • pets
  • cable tv
  • lodging
  • dump station
  • recreation hall
  • boating
  • group area
  • phone hookups
  • slideouts
  • wi-fi

Directions

Located 32 miles east of Baton Rouge. Take I-12 to the Albany/Springfield exit. Travel 2 miles south on LA 43, merge with LA 42 and continues one mile to the center of Springfield. Turn west on LA 1037 and travel six miles to Patterson Road (across from Woodland Baptist Church), then south 1.2 miles to the park entrance.


Reservation Info

If you want to plan your trip to one of Louisiana’s state parks in advance, reservations may be made through State Park's Reservation Call Center at 1-877-CAMP-N-LA (877-226-7652). The Call Center operates from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and is closed on state holidays including Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Reservations may be made for cabins, lodges, group camps, campsites, meeting rooms, and rental picnic pavilions; reservations must be made at least 2 days prior to date(s) desired and can be made up to 11 months in advance. Specific cabin, campsite and picnic pavilion locations may be reserved in advance. Facilities not reserved in advance are available to visitors who come directly to the park. Walk-in and drive-up users are welcome without a reservation.


Pet Policy

Any pet brought in to a State Park must be on a leash (not to exceed 5 feet in length), or caged or crated. Pets are not allowed inside any park buildings, including cabins and lodges. Only seeing-eye dogs are permitted in overnight facilities or near swimming areas. Pet owners are responsible for any injury or damage caused by their pets. Dogs and other pets are not allowed to run freely on park property.


Campground Rules

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation fees for each facility reserved are $10 for reservations canceled 15 days or more prior to arrival, and a one day's rental for cancellations of each facility reserved, within 14 days of arrival. A change in dates or a change in parks will be treated like a cancellation and a new reservation must be made. There is no fee to transfer from site to site within a park.



Weather

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Clear. Lows overnight in the low 30s.
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Saturday 12/10/2016 0%
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Sunny skies. High near 55F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
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Sunday 12/11/2016 10%
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Sunshine along with some cloudy intervals. High around 70F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 12/12/2016 50%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. High 79F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Chance of Rain
Tuesday 12/13/2016 40%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy with showers. Thunder possible. High 74F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.


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  • milzat
  • Member Since: November 20, 2012
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Very clean park. Shady, level sites for RV's.

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September 22, 2005

This park has 30 RV sites, 20 Tent sites and 14 Rental Cabins. Paved roads & RV pads, some with wooden decks. Plenty of room between campsites. Water & Elec. connections, fire rings and picnic tables at each site. Dump station. Large clean Bathroom/Shower and laundry facility. This campground has a small motion-activated water park for the kids. Wide paved streets for riding bikes and walking. The park is peaceful and quiet. There is over a mile of raised boardwalks through cypress swamp and a bottom-land hardwood forest trail. The Rangers are very friendly and keep the park clean.

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