Chemin-A-Haut State Park, Bastrop

#28 of 35 in Nature in Louisiana
Chemin-A-Haut State Park is a 503acre site located in northern Morehouse Parish, Louisiana. Visitors may access the park from U.S. Highway 425 about 10mi north of Bastrop. Chemin-à-Haut means "High Road" in French. Much of the park is on a high bluff overlooking winding Bayou Bartholomew. Chemin-A-Haut was one of the earliest additions to the Louisiana State Park system.The Nature Conservancy in Louisiana has recently acquired the 247acre DeBlieux tract, located in a large bend of Bayou Bartholomew, and will eventually transfer the land to the State of Louisiana. The property will be added to Chemin-A-Haut, thus increasing the park's size to 750acre. Bayou Bartholomew contains over 115 fish species, one of the highest counts of any stream in North America.Visitors to the park may enjoy camping, fishing, hiking, picnicking and wildlife observation. There is a 8mi equestrian trail for horseback riders. During the hot summer months, guests may cool off in an on-site swimming pool. Plan your Chemin-A-Haut State Park visit and explore what else you can see and do in Bastrop using our Bastrop sightseeing planner.
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  • Chemin-a-Haut is the perfect place for both a short visit or a longer stay. The gorgeous bayou and grounds offer a beautiful escape from our busy lives. Fishing, hiking, camping, gathering with...  more »
  • We come here alot with the kids. We missed the pool area during closure. The RV area is wonderfully shaded and love to park here even tho we live right here close to the park.  more »
  • The cabin is really nice, comfortable, and clean. Half of the park is inaccessible due to high water. The main reason we came was to kayak and see the huge cypress knees, but we will be unable to do so. Two of the three hiking trails are closed due to water as well. We were not told this when i called a week ago. The people in the neighboring cabin seem to be out of town workers (they have their work trucks parked in their lot) living here. They have been drinking excessively and playing obnoxiously loud music since 5pm. The pool also closed every 45 minutes for 15 minutes. They were understaffed and apologetic, but they made you leave the pool area entirely for lifeguard breaks. Not what I envisioned when booking our stay, but luckily there are places within an hour to make day trips to while we are here. Probably wont be back though.
  • Was very clean and a nice atmosphere. My sister and nephew and his wife all went swimming. Y'all should check it out. Cost just $3 per person.

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