Lake D’Arbonne State Park

  • Lake DArbonne State Park
  • Lake DArbonne State Park

Lake D’Arbonne State Park

  • Location: 3628 Evergreen Road, Farmerville, LA 71241

Project Planning

OVERVIEW:

Parish: Union; population: 22,539

Acreage: 603

Established: 1979

AMENITIES:

Overnight: 16 cabins, 2 lodges, 58 campsites, group camp

Features: boat launch, fishing piers, picnic area/pavilions, playground, swimming pool, disc golf, tennis courts, nature center/meeting room, nature trails

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: 62,345

FY 2018: 61,028

FY 2017: 67,852

Cabin Occupancy (16 cabins): 8.81% weekday | 60.09% weekend

Campsite Nights Occupied: 4,105

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

Revenue/Expenditures:

Revenue by Facility

Day Use - $20,289.25

Premium & Improved Campsites - $95,778.54

Tent Campsites -

Cabins - $245,407.84

Lodges - $70,358.19

Group Camps - $30,061.46

Pavilions - $2624.24

Meeting Rooms - $3,511.78

OTHER Revenue sources:

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

POTENTIAL PROJECTS:

  • Whole park concession

  • Lodging expansion

  • Timeshare

  • Rock climbing

  • Zip line

  • Restaurant

  • Concession stand/park store

  • Tournament-style marina

  • Bait stand

POTENTIAL CHALLENGES:

  • LWCF for non-outdoor recreational uses

OTHER:

  • LWCF Protected Site