Sometimes, a last minute road trip is good for the soul. Even though taking a trip requires just a little bit of planning sometimes, you can still head to one of our fabulous Louisiana campgrounds without making a reservation.

Only in Louisiana has found some great places to camp outdoors, even if it's at the last minute. We are so lucky to have an abundance of natural beauty across the great state of Louisiana!

  • Land-O-Pines Campground - Covington - a favorite of kids for generations, this nostalgic location has a waterslide, and a family of goats to welcome you to the beautiful outdoor area
  • Chcot State Park - Ville Platte - 6,400 acres with boat launches, hiking trails, and plenty of areas for your family to pitch a tent and roast some marshmallows
  • Pontchartrain Landing - New Orleans - gated area with RV sites and cottages directly on the water. Only 15 minutes from the French Quarter, but you'll feel like you're a million miles away
  • Poverty Point Reservoir State Park - Delhi - 8 cabins, 4 lodges, and over 50 campsites right on the water
  • Sam Houston Jones State Park - Lake Charles - you can pitch your tent right on the water here
  • Grand Isle State Park - Grand Isle - camping right on the beach, with beautiful sunrises and sunsets
  • Indian Creek Recreation Center - Woodworth - over 100 campsites, beaches, and a boat launch make this a family friendly destination in central Louisiana
  • Jellystone Park - Robert - over 70 cabins, 450 camping sites, swimming pools, basketball courts, and a splash pad make this a spot your kids are going to love
  • Kitsatchie National Forest - Winnfield - there are 5 regions, each with their own charms, in this beautiful outdoor paradise