Kincaid Lake Recreation Area

Kisatchie National Forest
9912 Hwy 28 West
Gardner, Louisiana 71409

Kincaid Lake Recreation Area campground is very attractive. The sites are extremely large and covered by southern yellow pines and a wide variety of other hardwoods. Then to top it off the thick ground cover provides very private sites, though some are more private than others, most of them are very private. Unfortunately very few of the sites have a few of the lake. The best time to visit is probably in the spring and fall as the summers are very hot in southern Louisiana.

Lake Kincaid is a man made lake stocked with sun perch, bass, and catfish. The fishing is exceptional.

Everyday Information

  • Operated by USDA Forest Service
  • Site assignments are first come first served—no reservations
  • Registration is self reservation at the fee box
  • Parking at site—limit 2 vehicles


  • 41 Multipurpose sites
  • Electric (30 amp ) and water hookups
  • Each site provides picnic table, lantern post, fire ring
  • Dump station
  • Restrooms and shower facilities
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Hiking trails
  • Boat ramps
  • Boat dock
  • swimming beach
  • no playgrounds

Nearby Attractions<

  • Louisiana Cowboy Town
  • Frogmore Cotton Plantation &Gins
  • Tunica-Biloxi Indian Museum
  • Casinos
  • Hodges Gardens


  • Pets on leash only
  • Fires in fire rings only
  • Alcoholic beverages are permitted

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