Cypremort Point State Park

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  • Cypermort Point
  • Cypermort Point
  • Cypermort Point
  • Cypermort Point

Cypremort Point State Park

  • Location: 306 Beach Lane, Cypremort Point, LA 70538

Project Planning

OVERVIEW:

Parish: St. Mary; population: 53,162

Acreage: 40, plus 330 leased

Established: 1970

AMENITIES:

Overnight: 6 deluxe waterfront cabins

Features: beach, fishing pier, picnic area/pavilions, sail boat launch

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: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sun-Thurs, 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. Fri-Sat

VISITATION:

FY 2019: 35,761

FY 2018: 33,855

FY 2017: 32,170

Cabin Occupancy (6 cabins): 19.04% weekday | 75.34% weekend

In-state Visitation: 91%

Out of State Visitation: 24%

Revenue/Expenditures:

FY 2017 Revenue

$142,268.49

FY 2017 Expenses

$351,901.63

FY 2017 Deficit

($209,633.14)

 

POTENTIAL PROJECTS:

  • Whole park concession

  • Lodging expansion

  • Timeshare

  • Rock climbing

  • Zip lines

  • Restaurant

  • Concession stand/park store

 

POTENTIAL CHALLENGES:

  • Wetland mitigation/periodic flooding

  • Coastal code requirements

  • Limited undeveloped property

  • LWCF for non-outdoor recreational uses

  • Shoreline erosion

 

OTHER:

  • LWCF Protected Site

  • Located on Vermilion Bay on the Gulf of Mexico

  • Boat launch nearby