South Toledo Bend State Park

  • South Toledo Bend
  • South Toledo Bend

South Toledo Bend State Park

  • Location: 120 Bald Eagle Road, Anacoco, LA 71403

Project Planning

OVERVIEW:

Parish: Sabine; population: 24,199

Acreage: 949

Established: 2004

AMENITIES:

Overnight: 19 cabins, 60 campsites

Features: boat launch, fishing pier, picnic area/pavilions, playground, nature center meeting room, fishing bridge, ATV trail

Tourism Region (Marketing): Crossroads

VISITATION:

FY 2017: 59,464

FY 2016: 63,308

Cabin Occupancy (19 cabins):

27.98% weekday

72.01% weekend occupancy

Campsite Nights Occupied: 6,835

Revenue/Expenditures:

FY 2017 Revenue

$619,694.77

FY 2017 Expenses

$725,110.99

FY 2017 Deficit

($105,416.22)

POTENTIAL PROJECTS:

  • Whole park concession

  • Privatize ATV trail

  • Lodging expansion

  • Timeshare

  • Rock climbing

  • Zip lines

  • Restaurant

  • Concession stand/park store

  • Aquatic adventure barge

POTENTIAL CHALLENGES:

  • LWCF for non-outdoor recreational uses

  • Shoreline erosion

  • Unstable/shifting soils

OTHER:

  • LWCF Protected Site

  • Located on Toledo Bend Reservoir, which is nationally recognized for Bass fishing

  • Common nesting area for bald eagles