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Sam Houston Jones State Park

107 Sutherland Rd, Lake Charles, LA 70611-3900
+1 337-855-2665
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Nice spot to camp for the weekend

We had seen the sign for Sam Houston Jones State Park many times, but never stayed there until this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Deer Park, TX

So I decided to check this park out because almost every stare I work in I usually stop and check... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Ruben M
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“rv sites” (8 reviews)
“picnic tables” (10 reviews)
“hiking trails” (5 reviews)
107 Sutherland Rd, Lake Charles, LA 70611-3900
+1 337-855-2665
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had seen the sign for Sam Houston Jones State Park many times, but never stayed there until this past weekend. We will be back. The trailer sites are not very deep, so there is not a lot or room for vehicle parking. The sites...More

Thank RGTX
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

So I decided to check this park out because almost every stare I work in I usually stop and check out their state parks. It had just snowed so I knew I would get some good peaceful scenery. I wasn’t disappointed. There are numerous paths...More

1  Thank Ruben M
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Sam Houston Jones State Park is a great place to spend some time. They have cabins, rv parking and tent spaces. It is a nice quiet area to sit back and enjoy some peaceful time. Nice walkways, fishing, picture taking.

1  Thank jffontenot
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Unfortunately, I had only an hour in the park before sundown, but that hour didn't disappoint. Upon entering, and paying the small fee, I was told, "You'll see plenty of deer!" No kidding! Within five minutes, there was a doe and her baby, out for...More

2  Thank Txtrigeek
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Will always enjoy the wildlife and the river at this park. Miss living close to it these days. Love watching the grandkids play on the playgrounds and enjoy watching the boats going by.

Thank Carolee S
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Taking a shower at this Campground was a pain in the elbow (which I used to press the button for water). THE SHOWER WATER RUNS FOR EXACTLY 15 SECONDS. Let me break down that math real quick. I need at least 20 minutes to shower...More

Thank CountryGirlFromPA
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I've visited Sam Houston my entire life. We took field trips during elementary school, my family visited for the day, we frequently launched our boat. I've stayed in the campground and in the cabins. I've spent a lot of time here and I can wholeheartedly...More

Thank Sara H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Brought our grandkids camping and had my granddaughters birthday party. We had a wonderful time. Park was clean and kids had a ball playing games, taking the nature walks, and playing at the park.

Thank robincourville2266
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had a nice time at Sam Houston Jones State Park. We took a walk along the river. I also liked the trees in the area. It is a very scenic place to visit and so relaxing to visit.

Thank mini
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We tried to enjoy a fun weekend with one of my dear friends and help him celebrate his 50th birthday. However, the Ranger kept harassing us every 15 to 20 mins saying we were too loud and bothering the other campers. We asked the other...More

1  Thank YoBob536
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21 October 2017|
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Response from gcduhon | Reviewed this property |
The park is very nice. There are places to park camping trailers, they have cabins to rent, there is a boat launch, and a bridge over a pond. The deer are free in the park and you can feed them. They are no longer in a... More
23 October 2016|
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Response from dengober | Reviewed this property |
Sam Houston state park offers great trail walking and really good biking trails. Lake Charles (about 15 min away from the park) has great food, if you go downtown you can find good restaurants and drinks. A couple of places... More