Tickfaw State Park

  • Tickfaw State Park
  • Tickfaw State Park

Tickfaw State Park

  • Location: 27225 Patterson Road, Springfield, LA 70462

Project Planning

OVERVIEW:

Parish: Livingston; population: 135,751

Acreage: 1,199

Established: 1999

AMENITIES:

Overnight: 14 cabins, 50 campsites, group camp

Features: picnic area/pavilions, water playground, nature trails, nature center, canoe launch, amphitheaters

Tourism Region (Marketing): Plantation Country

VISITATION:

FY 2017: 29,567

FY 2016: 68,501

Cabin Occupancy (14 cabins):

84.97% weekday

14.36% weekend occupancy

Campsite Nights Occupied: 3,015

POTENTIAL PROJECTS:

  • Whole park concession

  • Lodging expansion

  • Timeshare

  • Rock climbing

  • Zip lines

  • Restaurant

  • Concession stand/park store

POTENTIAL CHALLENGES:

  • Wetland mitigation/periodic flooding

  • Property divided by river

OTHER:

  • Pedestrian bridge over river

  • Boardwalks, canoeing and kayaking