Louisiana’s campgrounds can be found throughout the state. Louisiana attracts campers for many of reasons—fishing, hiking, historical sites, beaches, culture, and more. The Louisiana campgrounds that will suit you the best will be the ones that are near the attractions and activities that interest you.
The region of the state known as the Louisiana Cajun Country attracts campers who want to explore French Louisiana and all its art, history, culture and food. This area was once known as Acadiana and popular destinations include Vermilionville, the Showdown Plantation House/Terrebonne Museum, and the city of Lafayette which is steeped in culture.
The Louisiana Crossroads region is a popular region for campers who want to experience the swamps, large rivers, hill country, prairies, and woodlands. A popular destination for campers is the Alexandria-Pineville area—which is split by the Red River. Other favorites include Cane River National Heritage Area, Rebel State Park, and Fort St. Jean Baptiste.
Louisiana campgrounds in the Greater New Orleans area are the most popular campgrounds in the state because of the city of New Orleans. As one of the oldest cities in the United States, the city is full of culture, history, and fun. Campers flocked to this region to enjoy gambling, shopping, and unique cuisine. Due to hurricane damage, campers should call ahead to see which campgrounds in this region are up and running.
The Louisiana Plantation Country is home to arts, tasty cuisine, a hot music scene, and lots of culture. Campers visit this region of Louisiana to explore Baton Rouge, tour antebellum plantations, experience the sights and sounds of the bayous, the Mississippi River, and more.
Louisiana campgrounds in the region known as Sportsman’s Paradise is where you need to be camping if you want to experience the best of outdoor adventures. There is abundant wildlife in this region which makes it perfect for fishing, nature photography, painting, birding, hiking, boating, and more. When you aren’t exploring the great outdoors you can visit the cities of Shreveport and Bossier City to find casinos, nightlife, food and fare.
Campgrounds can be found in the following Louisiana State Parks: Chemin-A-Haut State Park, Chicot State Park, Cypremort Point State Park, Fairview - Riverside State Park, Fontainebleau State Park, Grand Isle State Park, Lake Bistineau State Park, Lake Bruin State Park, Lake Claiborne State Park, Lake D'Arbonne State Park, Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, North Toledo Bend State Park, St. Bernard State Park, and Sam Houston Jones State Park.