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Sam Houston Jones State Park

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Good for hiking!

This park has several trails to hike near the river! Careful of the giant mosquitos though! The... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Linda C
Sedona, Arizona
Quite nice.

We only camped here one night but it was quite nice. The camp sites were of a good size. There was... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
kissimmee, Florida
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107 Sutherland Rd, Lake Charles, LA 70611-3900
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is great for your back to nature adventure. It has several nice updated cabins as well as tent and RV campsites. It also has a boat launch on the river.

Thank danioqui
Reviewed 16 September 2018

This park has several trails to hike near the river! Careful of the giant mosquitos though! The only negative thing I can say is that the park is not staffed well, as the governor cut back the staff and the ranger is only there a...More

1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Drove through this lovely park, in was very clean and quiet. It is exactly what you would expect to see in Louisiana.

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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We only camped here one night but it was quite nice. The camp sites were of a good size. There was lots of grass. The only two sites with a sewer were the handicapped sites but the dump station was right in the campground. There...More

Thank lovelylucine
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We decided to visit Sam Houston State Park north of Lake Charles. It was a short 20 minute drive and well worth the time spent there. A small fee was paid to enter the park which had so many activities such as camping areas, fishing,...More

2  Thank Lyles M
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Went for an afternoon walkabout with my dog. Nicely kept park. Plenty of room to camp or spend the day. Good trails. Not crowded although there were lots of people there.

Thank Cathy T
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Called ahead to make a reservation & told them we would be arriving after 5 but when we got there no one had left an envelope or anything for us to get to our site though Samantha had already charges our bank account $19 to...More

Thank WestKY_3
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I go every two weeks to ride my bike as it is a safe and clean area to do so. I have taken my grandkids with me on many occasions for bike rides and picnics. Great for the whole family

Thank Claude F
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Walked a trail and it was so pretty. We were there on a Sunday and it wasn't crowded at all. Everything was really green.

Thank eagledebby
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Visited in the light rain on a weekday. It was so quiet, we could hear the raindrops hitting the pond water. Also nice to hear all of the frogs. On a short hike, we were even able to spot some bullfrogs in the water. Ran...More

Thank Regina M
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Response from gcduhon | Reviewed this property |
The park is very nice. There are places to park camping trailers, they have cabins to rent, there is a boat launch, and a bridge over a pond. The deer are free in the park and you can feed them. They are no longer in a... More
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Response from dengober | Reviewed this property |
Sam Houston state park offers great trail walking and really good biking trails. Lake Charles (about 15 min away from the park) has great food, if you go downtown you can find good restaurants and drinks. A couple of places... More