Bogue Chitto State Park Beach

Sandy beach
State Park Blvd, Franklinton, LA 70438, USA
186 miles from Lake Charles, LA
Water quality
Grades suggested by our reviewer
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Beach amenities

  • ParkingCar parking nearby
  • Pet friendlyBring your little friends!
  • Picnic tablesPicnic benches available
  • WiFiWireless internet available
  • WCPublic restrooms nearby
  • RV-friendlyRV parking available
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About this beach

Warnings and hazards

Bring a stick to knock down spiderwebs

Make a call before visiting - trails may be closed during flood season (985-839-5707 or 888-677-7312 toll free)

Bogue Chitto State Park is a very nice and well maintained park in Franklinton, LA, with a small sandy beach by the Bogue Chitto river.

Loved by campers and hikers, the park has both upland and bottomland camp sites and several fishing lakes. Entrance fee is $1 per person. If you are willing to spend the night, you can camp in a tent, RV or rent a cabin with some great views. Kids will love the splashpad and the water playground for children. If you are into teambuilding, this park offers group camping options and even a conference room! And if you own a horse, there are horse-trails, too.

The park's doors are open 7AM to 9PM. If you would like to know more visit the park's official website.

What we loved

  • Fishing
  • The splash pad
  • Loooong (over 14 miles total) hiking trails

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An overview of the Bogue Chitto State Park and the beach

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Beach map and directions
The beach is located in Franklinton, Louisiana State Park Blvd, Franklinton, LA 70438, USA (Open on Google Maps)
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