Sam Houston Jones State Park


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Sam Houston Jones State Park


Location:12 miles north of Lake Charles off LA 378 in Calcasieu Parish.
Facilities:20 premium campsites (full hookups, including sewer), 42 improved campsites, 19 improved tent-only campsites, comfort stations, 12 cabins (2 @di), picnic area, group shelter, playground, hiking trails, 2 boat launches, boat rentals.
Activities:Camping, boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking, bird watching, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park's caretakers have worked to keep the land in its natural state, with tree-filled lagoons and a mixed pine and hardwood forest environment. The park was originally named for the Texas folk hero but was later changed to honor the state's 37th governor, who was instrumental in setting aside this tract of land for public use.
Address:107 Sutherland Rd
Lake Charles, LA 70611

Phone:337-855-2665
Phone: 888-677-7264;
Web: www.crt.state.la.us/parks/iShjones.aspx
Size: 1,087 acres.

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MATERIALS AND METHODS--We collected samples of leaf litter on 1 November 2002, and on 3 February, 30 April, and 5 July 2003, at two sites in Calcasieu Parish in southwestern Louisiana: Sam Houston Jones State Park (30[degrees]18'N, 93[degrees]16'W, 7 m elevation) and Tuten Park (30[degrees]11'N, 93[degrees]15'W, 5 m elevation).
hufelandi, and Milnesium tardigradum in cryptogams at Sam Houston Jones State Park.
Except during winter, number of tardigrades in the upper layer at Tuten Park was much lower than at Sam Houston Jones State Park.
Otros sitios que puede visitar son: Brimestone Historical Society Museum, Sam Houston Jones State Park, Thibodeaux's Hall y el Creole Nature Trail National Scenic Byway.