Do you love camping so much that you hate to put away your gear when winter arrives? You don't have to! Louisiana's warm climate keeps temperatures high enough to allow you to camp comfortably throughout the winter season.
Many of our real estate agents are nature enthusiasts who don't let chillier temperatures keep them from enjoying the great outdoors. Here are some of their favorite spots to spend a winter night under the stars across Lousiana.
- Fontainebleau State Park - 62883 Highway 1089, Mandeville, LA 70448
Surrounded by two bayous and a lake near our Mandeville homes for sale, the Fontainebleau State Park offers guests plenty to see on both water and land.
The park is also crossed by part of the Tammany Trace, an old railway that was converted into a path perfect for a long walk or bike ride. There are even more than 400 species of wildlife to observe on an excursion down the 4.8-mile hiking trail or the 1.25-mile nature trail. With 12 deluxe cabins and 126 campsites with water and electrical hookups available, you're sure to enjoy your time in this wilderness retreat.
- Midway RV Park and Marina - 3185 Highway 477, Natchitoches, LA 71457
Midway RV Park and Marina is a pleasantly quiet park located on the banks of the Red River, just a few miles away from many of our Natchitoches homes for sale. This is a great spot to go fishing or kayaking, even in winter, and the tranquil atmosphere of the area invites you to kick back and relax.
The park's many campsites offer a range of modern conveniences, such as 30 amp and 50 amp hookups, water and sewer hookups, free WiFi, and even an on-site shop for you to stock up on camping necessities like snacks and firewood.
- Grand Ecore RV Park - 1071 Tauzin Island Road, Natchitoches, LA 71457
Grand Ecore RV Park is a smaller camping location that is especially well-suited for families and older campers. Nestled in the Bayou Pierre with access to the Red River and a floating dock, this is the perfect spot to enjoy some boating, fishing, and picnicking.
Aside from dozens of RV camping spaces, you'll also find an activity center, an outdoor playground, and even a laundry station in the shared area of this park.
- Palmetto Island State Park - 19501 Pleasant Road, Abbeville, LA 70510
Palmetto Island State Park was in development for nearly 30 years before it finally opened in 2010. Now, this park has become a popular camping spot near our Abbeville homes for sale. Winter guests often choose to stay at one of the 6 vacation cabins located inside the park, each with a full kitchen, a bathroom, a screened-in porch, and a fireplace. If you prefer simpler arrangements, there are also 96 RV campsites available for guest use.
During your time here, you can take a walk down the short Cypress Trail and enjoy scoping out some of the local wildlife or rent a canoe to spend some time on the water. If you're planning on camping with a group, you can even rent an outdoor pavilion equipped with a grill and fire pit to enhance your experience.
- Lake Fausse Pointe State Park - 5400 Levee Road, St. Martinville, LA 70582
Campers located near St. Martinville homes for sale can visit Lake Fausse Pointe State Park for unforgettable wintertime outings. This 6,000-acre park near the Atchafalaya Basin offers incredible views of Louisiana's swampland from its raised cabins and catwalks.
Visitors can book choose between a range of different types of accommodations, including 8 deluxe cabins, 46 premium and improved campsites with water and electrical access, and a multitude of basic campsites.
Want to experience all that this only state has to offer? Let us help you find a Louisiana home to call your own. Contact us today to take the first step toward settling down in this rich bastion of culture, history, and natural splendor.