North Toledo Bend State Park

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North Toledo Bend State Park
Cabin at North Toledo Bend State Park.jpg
Cabin at the park
Map showing the location of North Toledo Bend State Park
Map showing the location of North Toledo Bend State Park
Map of Louisiana, United States of America
LocationSabine Parish, Louisiana, United States of America
Coordinates31°32′53″N 93°43′59″W / 31.548°N 93.733°W / 31.548; -93.733Coordinates: 31°32′53″N 93°43′59″W / 31.548°N 93.733°W / 31.548; -93.733[1]
Area900 acres (3.6 km2; 1.4 sq mi)[1][2]
Governing bodyLouisiana Office of State Parks

North Toledo Bend State Park is one of two Louisiana State Parks located on the shores of Toledo Bend Reservoir. The park, which is over 900 acres (3.6 km2) in size, is located west of the town of Zwolle, Louisiana at the end of La. Hwy. 3229.


Like most Louisiana state parks, entrance fees are $3 per person. Boating is especially popular on Toledo Bend and guests often use a boat launch where paddleboats or canoes may be rented to fish in the nationally acclaimed reservoir. Fisherman may use a fish cleaning station on site.[2]

There are 10 cabins and 67 campsites on the Park grounds for campers. Hikers is promoted at the park via two trails. Trail A is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) and Trail B is 4 miles (6.4 km).

The park's visitor center complex contains a large meeting room which can be reserved for group functions and an Olympic-size swimming pool.[2]

There is a group camp available with 5 dorms that sleep 50 people each in bunk beds. A full size cafeteria style kitchen with industrial size oven, refrigeration, cooking implements, and serving line.

A bath house and restroom facilities are located centrally in the group camp, which also features a fishing pier.

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  1. ^ a b "North Toledo Bend State Park - Louisiana Office of State Parks". Retrieved 3 January 2011.
  2. ^ a b c Louisiana State Parks Crossroads Brochure. Louisiana State Parks. 2007.
  3. ^ Louisiana statewide comprehensive outdoor recreation plan: Information base for executive decision, 1993-1998. 1. Division of Outdoor Recreation. 1994. North Toledo Bend State Park has been developed and has been operational since 1987.

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