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PARKTOBER offers discounted overnight rates at Louisiana’s state parks

The Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism is offering a discount for overnight lodging at select state parks during the month of October.

Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser is calling the promotion “PARKTOBER.”

Ten parks throughout the state will give visitors a 45% discount per night for cabins, campsites, group camps, and lodges.

The October rates are as follows:

PARK Deluxe
Chemin-A-Haut $85 $14 $20 $132
Chicot $85 $14 $28 $165 $105
Jimmie Davis $85 $17 $14 $330 $105
Lake Bistineau $85 $17 $14 $330
Lake Bruin $17 $14
Lake Claiborne $85 $17 $14
Lake D’Arbonne $85 $17 $14 $165 $105
North Toledo Bend $85 $17 $14 $330
Poverty Point Reservoir $85 $17 $14 $95
South Toledo Bend $85 $17 $14 $10


“What better way to spend an evening in October, than to spend it around a campfire at a Louisiana State Park,” said Lt. Governor Nungesser. “After a day of enjoying nature and nearby tourism attractions, kick back and look up at the stars. Whether you like traditional camping or prefer staying in our cabins, this is a perfect opportunity for a Louisiana staycation.”


Source: BREC


Prices do not include applicable taxes. A $6 transaction fee is assessed on each reservation made, whether by phone, online, or as a walk-in. The America the Beautiful Senior and Access Pass discounts cannot be applied to this special rate.

Reservations can be made by visiting daily from 7:30 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. CST, or by calling 877-226-7652, Mondays-Fridays from 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. CST. For more information about Louisiana State Parks visit, or follow Louisiana State Parks on Facebook and Twitter.