Lake Claiborne State Park

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Lake Claiborne State Park

  • Location: 225 State Park Road, Homer, LA 71040

Project Planning

OVERVIEW:

Parish: Lincoln; population: 47,617

Acreage: 617

Established: 1967 

AMENITIES:

Overnight: 10 Cabins, 89 campsites, back country camping

Features: boat launch, beach, fishing pier, picnic area/pavilions, disc golf, playground, nature trail

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: 53,610

FY 2018: 56,592

FY 2017: 65,993

Cabin Occupancy (10 cabins): 20.34% weekday | 72.25% weekend

Campsite Nights Occupied: 6,902

In-state Visitation: 78% Out of State Visitation 22%

Revenue/Expenditures:

Revenue by Facility

Day Use - $37,265.00

Premium & Improved Campsites - $159,591.63

Tent Campsites - $1,940.51

Cabins - $195,344.64

Lodges - 0

Group Camps - 0

Pavilions - $877.08

Meeting Rooms - $7,656.81

OTHER Revenue sources:

Keltec LLC-Coin Operated Washers/Dryers - Annual Lease: $4500

POTENTIAL PROJECTS:

  • Whole park concession

  • Lodging expansion

  • Timeshare

  • Rock climbing

  • Bait stand

  • Restaurant

  • Concession stand/park store

POTENTIAL CHALLENGES:

  • LWCF for non-outdoor recreational uses

  • Ageing infrastructure

OTHER:

  • LWCF Protected Site

  • Clear lake, excellent fishing