Directions: From I-20 at Minden take LA 371 south to Sibley, LA 164 west to Doyline, and LA 163 south to the park. GPS Coordinates: N 32 26.6334; W 93 22.8168.
Hours of Operation: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday through Thursday. All park sites close at 10 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and days preceding holidays.
Entrance Fees: $1 per person; Free for Seniors (62 and older) and children age 3 and under
Trails at Lake Bistineau State Park:
# 10-mile Hiking/Biking Trail
# 1/2-mile Nature Trail
# 6-mile Equestrian Trail
Situated on the western shore of Lake Bistineau, this park offers a satisfying blend of beautiful vistas and outstanding recreational facilities. Memorable for its upland mixed hardwood forest, its open waters, and its enchanting stands of cypress and tupelo trees, the park offers two boat launches, hiking and biking trails, playgrounds, two swimming pools, a lakefront beach, camping, cabins, lodges, and excellent fishing!
Beginning in January with the "yo- yo" season and lasting through the spring, summer, and early fall, the dedicated fisherman can draw such freshwater catches as black crappie, largemouth bass, yellow