Bayou Segnette State Park

Bayou Segnette State Park

  • Location: 7777 Westbank Expressway, Westwego, LA 70094

Project Planning

OVERVIEW:

Parish: Jefferson; population: 435,716

Acreage: 589

Established: 1980

AMENITIES:

Overnight: 16 deluxe waterfront cabins, 98 campsites, group camp

Features: tournament-style boat launch, picnic area/pavilions, playground, wave pool, nature trail

Tourism Region (Marketing): Cajun Country

Hours of Operation: Office: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sun-Thurs, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. Fri-Sat; Gates: 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sun-Thurs, 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. Fri-Sat

VISITATION:

FY 2019: 152,267

FY 2018: 146,735

FY 2017: 145,553

Cabin Occupancy: (16 Cabins) | 32.78% weekday | 65.98% weekend

Campsite Nights Occupied: 18,104

In-state Visitation: 76%   

Out of State Visitation: 24%

NATURAL RESOURCES:

  • Mineral rights: None

  • Alligator tags: None

  • Deer hunting: None

  • Timber Contacts: None

  • NRDA projects: None

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

No Friends’ group nor Community partner

POTENTIAL PROJECTS:

  • Whole park concession

  • Lodging expansion

  • Timeshare

  • Rock climbing

  • Marina

  • Restaurant

  • Concession stands/park store

  • Wavepool expansion

POTENTIAL CHALLENGES:

  • Wetland impact/mitigation

  • Soil subsidence

  • Levee and pump station

  • Elevated highway

  • Aging infrastructure