National Parks / Natural World
Lake D'Arbonne State Park Farmerville
Where is it at?
Lake D'Arbonne State Park
3628 Evergreen Road
Where are we going today?
Louisiana is an incredible state, filled with diverse and unique landscapes. Some of those landscapes can be experienced right in Lake D'Arbonne State Park! It's just waiting for those adventurous families to get out in the sun and have a great time!
Lake D'Arbonne State Park is a HUGE 655 acres of land and filled with rolling hills, pine forests, fishing piers and of course that beautiful lake. This quiet state park focuses on adventure, relaxation, and nature, and has a host of facilities that will help you have the best day possible!
We mentioned the size of the park, but we didn't mention the size of Lake D'Arbonne itself. That is a HUGE 15,250 acres, and is surrounded by boat docks and fishing piers. There are freshwater species such as crappie, bass, bream and catfish that makes fishing in the lake a popular pasttime.
Then of course, there are those wider sections of the lake that is perfect for boaters and water skiers. And why not! There are flat bottom boats as well as canoes for rent, and life jackets come with the rental so there is no excuse!
Those little ones will love the kids playground that they can spend a few hours on just jumping, crawling, climbing and hiding, whilst the family enjoy a picnic out on the grass.
Lake D'Arbonne State Park also lets you get out into nature with the 4 trails, which range from 1 mile to 4 miles, so pick the best for the family and try and spot that wildlife!
If you want to extend your family day out, there are cabins and camping opportunities, which are great if you want to grab a few more families to join in and really make an experience out of it!
Nature is calling!
How much does it cost?
- Free Under: 3 years
When can we go?
Gates: 6am - 9pm Sun - Thurs / 6am - 10pm Fri & Sat, and before hols
All year round
Take a picnic and enjoy it out on a blanket under the sun! A great way to eat!.
Make sure you take plenty of bottled water, and healthy snacks are a good idea too, to keep the energy up.
Any Top Tips?
If you are a budding photographer, grab the camera as the pines and wildlife really do make for great shots!.
Need a little extra help?
There are paved areas, if you need assistance just ask some of the staff.
Can I get one of those?
Additional life jackets can be rented for $1 if needed.
The swimming pool is open from Memorial Day weekend to Aug 1.
What people are saying?
by Veronique Muse
My family and I went ere this summer! We had a gr8!!! The only bad thing was that there were lot lots of spiders and a hole in the wall. But everything was gr8!!!
by Robby Tarver
Great in and out of the park. Cell service and internet OK. Lake is fantastic, great piers throughout. Staff helpful and friendly. This is a good one!
by nolan parrott
Best week ever
by A Google User
The colors of the lake, the beatiful skies, the rich green of the trees and the abundance of birds. I saw an eagle today as I went boating with my husband.
by A Google User