Chemin-A-Haut State Park

Chemin-A-Haut State Park

  • Location: 1456 State Park Road, Bastrop, LA 71220

Project Planning

OVERVIEW:

Parish: Morehouse; population: 26,740

Acreage: 855

Established: 1935

AMENITIES:

Overnight: 14 cabins, 26 campsites, group camp, meeting room

Features: boat launch, equestrian/nature trails, swimming pool, picnic area/pavilions, playground, lagoon

Tourism Region (Marketing): Sportsman’s Paradise

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: 21,958

FY 2018: 21,654

FY 2017: 19,877

Cabin Occupancy (6 cabins): 11.03% weekday | 41.12% weekend

Campsite Nights Occupied: 847
In-state Visitation: 82%    Out of State Visitation: 18%

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

  • Zip lines

  • Restaurant

  • Concession stand/park store

  • Canoe/kayak vendor

Upcoming Projects:

  • RV Campsite Sewer

  • Phase 3 park rewiring

  • New Canoe/Kayak Boat Launch

POTENTIAL CHALLENGES:

  • LWCF Protected Site