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Palmetto Island State Park

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Address: 19501 Pleasant Rd, Abbeville, LA 70510-9011
Phone Number: +1 337-893-3930

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Beautiful Camping

My wife and I spent 3 nights in the campground. The spaces are very large, which can easily accommodate large RV's with towed vehicles. The campground is very quite, sites are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
Donald R
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My wife and I spent 3 nights in the campground. The spaces are very large, which can easily accommodate large RV's with towed vehicles. The campground is very quite, sites are shielded from each other with vegetation. The comfort stations have showers and laundry that are part of the camp site payment. Wildlife is spotted daily in the park. The... More 

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Arkie in the mtns.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We met friends at Palmetto Island State Park and it is beautiful here. The RV sites are large and spaced for privacy. You are not looking into your neighbors windows. They have beautiful cabins available and a large meeting room. Canoes, hiking trails, a kids splash pad AND a great staff. Well worth the trip to get here.

Thank lspar
Kaplan, Louisiana
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

The camping spots are nicely spaced. The cabins are very luxurious for cabins. Very modern bath facilities for campers. They have a nice boat dock, but it is far from the camp sites. The park people are very nice, too. On the second Saturday of every month the Black Pot people cook here and you are welcome to join them... More 

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Abbeville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This is a very beautiful real Look at Louisiana back ways with the water trees wildlife and isolated areas the camping spots and locations are great very remote well planed easy access very quiet

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Lafayette, LA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We went not knowing what to expect. I had read reviews but we really were pleasantly surprised when we came thru the door! Nice kitchen, big screen porch. Bbq pit. Bring paper towels, toilet paper, lg. trash bags, soap - kitchen bath and hand. Cooking stuff. They have pots but limited selection. Oil & butter. And whatever food you want... More 

Thank Earthtravler
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Palmetto Island State Park is the easy way to experience the swamps and bayous of southern Louisiana. It may be a bit off the beaten path, but that, after all is the beauty of it. Time permitting, rent a canoe and follow the water trail in a circular path all the way to the Vermillion River. Hands inside the canoe... More 

Thank WineauxChicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

Although it did rain most of the time we were there we still had a great time. The park is really nice and the cabins are amazing. The kids love the canoe and the fishing didn't catch but a couple of fish sure it was because of the rain. The park was very neat and clean and the staff were... More 

Thank CKCsmile
Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

While a bit remote, Palmetto Island State Park is well worth the little extra effort to visit. The campsites are spaced well and the natural growth is a beautiful backdrop for almost every site. Fishing, boating, hiking, biking opportunities are splendid, and the children's amusements are exceptional for a State Park. Wifi is available in the campground but is a... More 

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South Haven, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

Such natural beauty, clean well kept campground. Lots have water and electric and there is a rv dump station available. Clean bathrooms and bathhouse. Laundy rooms with washers and dryers no fee charged. Rangers and Park staff very helpful and friendly. Pet Friendly, must be kept on leash and br picked up after. Wildlife, deer, armidillos, raccoons, wild pigs and... More 

Thank Roberta M
Little Rock, Arkansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

Wednesday and Thursday were wonderful pleasant you could sit outside and listen to nature enjoy conversation with the people you were camping with but Friday afternoon rolled around and we should have pulled out the second we called the visitor center to complain because nothing was done we had to suffer through a multiple campsite noise concert not eve ear... More 

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