CHEMIN-A-HAUT STATE PARK PHOTOS
Chemin-A-Haut State Park is situated on a high bluff overlooking Bayou Bartholomew and is also a natural paradise for lovers of unspoiled beauty. This 503-acre site takes its name from the French word meaning “high road,” which was also the route used by Native Americans many years ago in their seasonal migrations.
Chemin-A-Haut State Park was designed with children in mind. Two playgrounds in the day-use area are a favorite spot of the younger patrons as is the wading pool in the swimming complex. Also, the park’s swimming pool is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, so campers and picnickers can refresh themselves on hot summer days. In addition to RV and tent camping, overnight guests can also relax in cabins, some located convenient to the day-use area, while more-secluded units are located on the bayou.
The picnic area includes 35 family sites with grills and tables, as well as, five group sites (for up to 24 people), and three shelters. A hard-surfaced trail also goes through the picnic area and along the high, scenic banks of Bayou Bartholomew. Rental boats afford visitors an even closer view. An 8 mile equestrian trail is also located at the park.
Big Slough Lake, located near the edge of the park, offers an opportunity to fish from the shore. Several varieties of freshwater species can be found there. Bass, as well as, crappie and catfish are the main species. Take advantage of the beautiful seclusion of this ideal park site.
From Monroe, take either US 165 or LA 139 north to Bastrop. From Bastrop, take US 425 north to LA 1257 (Loop Park Road)
PARK HOURS & FEES
14656 State Park Road
Bastrop, LA 71220-7078
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