Poverty Point Reservoir State Park

Poverty Point Reservoir State Park


Location:Off LA 17, just north of Delhi in Richland Parish.
Facilities:37 premium campsites (water, electrical and sewerage hookup), 17 improved campsites, 4 rental lodges (1 @di), picnic area, trails, swimming beach, comfort stations, marina with covered boat slips, 2 boat launches, 2 fishing piers, fish-cleaning stations, concession area.
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking.
Special Features:Fish and wildlife species migrating through the reservoir are numerous, and the region falls within the Mississippi flyway for many species of birds. The eastern edge of the park along Bayou Macon contains attractive bear habitat, and visitors are cautioned that special attention should be given to any Louisiana black bear sightings on or near the reservoir.
Address:1500 Poverty Point Pkwy
Delhi, LA 71232

Phone:318-878-7536
Phone: 800-474-0392;
Web: www.crt.state.la.us/parks/ireservoir.aspx
Size: 2,700 acres water.

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