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Welcome to Sabine River Authorityof  Louisiana

Park Rules and Regulations

In case of emergency, call the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office at 318-256-9241

(Because Toledo Bend Reservoir borders both Louisiana & Texas, keep this number to call in lieu of 911, so you will reach law enforcement for the State of Louisiana.)

FIRE Department           318-256-6761 or 318-256-3431

Life Care Ambulance     318-256-0968

Sabine Medical Center   318-256-5691

SRA Representative - Kellie Ferguson       318-602-9532

 

In DeSoto Parish call the DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office at 318-872-3956 or Logansport’s  Police Department at 318-697-4446

 

DeSoto Fire Department             318-697-4314     

Mansfield Fire Department         318-872-4246

DeSoto Parish EMS                     318-872-5997

West DeSoto Parish EMS            318-697-7375

DeSoto Regionl Health System  318-872-4610

 

Poison Control                             800-222-1212


RECREATION SITE LOCATIONS

A. Recreation Site 2 – Oakridge Park(117 Acres): East of Logansport along US 84 approximately 2 miles, South along LA 191 approximately 8 miles, right on Circle Drive approximately ¼ mile, right on Water Plant Road approximately ½ mile, right on Oakridge to the Site. 318/697-1508

B. Recreation Site 3&3A – Cow Bayou Park (228 Acres): East of Logansport along US 84 approximately 2 miles, South along LA 191 approximately 14 miles to DeSoto/Sabine parish line, right on Coker Worsham Road approximately 2 ½ miles, right on Locus Road approximately 2 miles to the Site. (318/256-4114. (No Entry Fee Required)

C. Recreation Site 4 – Converse Bay Park (112 Acres): West of Converse along LA 174 approximately 5 miles to LA 191, continue West on Rec. Site 4 Road approximately ½ mile to the Site. 318/256-4114. (No Entry Fee Required)

D. Recreation Site 7-A – San Miguel Park (108 Acres): South of Zwolle along LA 191 approximately 4 miles, right on Carter Ferry Road, approximately 2 miles, right on San Miguel Road approximately ¼ mile to the Site. Phone: 318/645-6748

E. Recreation Site 10 Pendleton Bridge Park (12 Acres): West of Many along LA 6 approximately 16 miles to the Site on south side of highway. 318/256-4114. (No Entry Fee Required)

F. Recreation Site 11 - Cypress Bend Park, formally known as Twin Island Park (114 Acres): West of Many, along LA 6 approximately 13 miles, Left on LA 191 approximately 3 miles, right on Cypress Bend Drive approximately 3 miles to the Site. Phone: 318/256-4118

G. Recreation Site 15 – Pleasure Point Park (196 Acres): North of Toledo Bend Dam along LA 191 approximately 3-1/2 miles, left on Pleasure Point Road approximately 1-1/2 miles to the Site. Phone: 318/565-4810

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RV Spurs50NN40N67124
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FEE SCHEDULE

A. Day Use Fee (12 years and younger free admission)              $2.00/Person

     (Disabled Veterans – Free Admission with Disabled Veterans State Park ID card)                                                                                 

B. RV Spur (Green #1-#17 & Brown #16) at Cypress Bend         $35.00/Night

C. RV Spur (#21, #23, #25) at Oak Ridge Park                            $30.00 /Night

D. Overnight RV Spur (full hook-up)                                              $20.00 per night

F.  Monthly RV (Green section except #1-#17) Jul 9th–Feb        $225/Month + elec.

G. Monthly RV (Brown section except #16) Jul 9th–Feb             $175/ Month + elec.

H. Monthly RV Spur (full hook-up) at  San Miguel/Oak Ridge      $180.00/Month + elec.

I.  Monthly RV Spur (full hook-up) at Pleasure Point                    $170.00/Month + elec.

J. Monthly RV Spur (non-sewer)  at Pleasure Point                     $150.00/Month+ elec.

K. Primitive Tent Camping                                                            $10-15.00 per night

L. San Miguel A-Frame Cabins                                                     $60.00 per night
     (one room cabin with kitchenette, 3/4 bath, dinette set.

     sleeping facilities for four adults, Maximum Occupancy is 6)

M. San Miguel Remodeled A Frame Cabin (Oct-Feb)                   $80 per night

N. San Miguel Remodeled A Frame Cabin (Mar-Sept)                 $90 per night

O. San Miguel Conventional Cabins (Oct-Feb)                              $115 per night

    (Two room cabin with kitchenette, full bath, dinette set.              
    sleeping facilities for four adults, Maximum Occupancy is 6)

P. San Miguel Conventional Cabin (Mar-Sept)                              $120.00 per night

Q. Cypress Bend Conventional Cabins (Oct-Feb)                          $115.00  per night

     (Two room cabin with kitchenette, full bath, dinette set.                   
     sleeping facilities for four adults, Maximum Occupancy is 6)

R. Cypress Bend Conventional Cabins (Mar-Sept)                       $130 per night

S. Pleasure Point Overnight Shelter (20 ft. x 20 ft.                        $25.00 per night
    ( concrete floor, four walls and roof, electric lights and 
receptacles inside, water faucet, and Picnic table. no heat or air -       Maximum Occupancy - 6)

T. San Miguel Enclosed Pavilion                              (Rates available upon request)
U. San Miguel Open Pavilion                                   (Rates available upon request)
V. Cypress Bend Open Pavilions                              (Rates available upon request)

W. Oak Ridge Open Pavilions                                  (Rates available upon request)

X. Group Picnic Shelters (San Miguel & Cypress Bend)             $35.00/Day

Y. Pleasure Point & Oak Ridge Family Picnic Shelters             Day Use Fee

Z. Cypress Bend Park Golf Cart Rental Fee                               $25.00/ 24 hrs.

AA. Annual Pass (Passes expire December 31 every year)       $40.00/year

*All prices are subject to change at any time by the SRA Board of Commissioners

 *SRA Executive Director has the authority to offer specials and/or discounts on any fees charged in any recreation areas as he deems necessary. All persons must be 18 years old to rent any facility owned/operated by Sabine River Authority. 


An Annual Pass entitles holder and 1 guest (over the age of 12 years) to enter any SRA Recreational Facility for day use.

Senior Citizens (62+) and Disabled Veterans may receive a 25% discount on all Overnight Rental Fees with proper verification. In order to receive the Senior Citizen discount or the Disabled Veteran discount, a Senior Citizen or Disabled Veteran must have stayed overnight in the facility. Senior Citizens must present proof of age(ex. Drivers License) and Disabled Veterans must present the Disabled Veterans State Park ID card. NO more than one (1) discount can be used for any (1) rental. Special group rates are available upon request. A 25% discount will apply to all overnight RV Spurs, RV Rentals, Cabins, and shelters rented between December 1 and January 31. No more than one discount can be used for any rental. (Monthly RV Spurs are excluded from any type/form of discount)

Arrival/Departure: Cabins and Overnight Shelters – Check-In 2:00 PM, Check-Out, 11:00 A.M.; R.V. Spurs and/or Tent Sites – Check-In 1:30 PM, Check-Out, 1:00 P.M.; and Picnic Shelters and Pavilion check-Out 10:00 P.M.

Registration for use of chargeable facilities will normally be during regular hours (8:00 AM – 4:30 PM). However, hours change seasonally.  Late arrivals who desire to occupy an overnight trailer site or tent site are permitted to do so provided that it is not designated as being reserved and register the next morning. No overnight shelters or cabins will be rented after hours. The office, at times, may be temporarily closed during regular hours and guests needing an overnight trailer site or tent site are permitted to set up camp provided that it is not designated as being reserved and must register at the office later that day.

GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

NEW RULE:

 Deposits - All SRA Parks require a 1 night, non-refundable deposit for all overnight reservations at the time of reserving the facility.  Payment is due from customer at the time of check in for the remaining balance owed for the duration of the stay. Refunds will not be made for customers wishing to shorten their stay after check in.

 

The following rules apply to reservations made at Cypress Bend Park at the time of booking reservations:

  1. Reservations for Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day and Major Events cannot be made until January 2nd of the year they occur.
  2. No reservation can be made in excess of 30 days unless authorized by the Administrative Office and any reservation authorized will require a deposit of fifty percent (50%).
  3. Blocks for tournaments and/or family reunions, etc. will be handled via contract.

 

Overnight reservations are available at Cypress Bend Park, Oak Ridge, Pleasure Point, and San Miguel Park for all cabins, shelter and RV spurs. Reservations can be made by calling each individual park or the Toledo Bend Tourist Center (800) 259-LAKE (5253) or (318) 256-4112. All reservations must be secured by a credit card. There is a 2 night minimum stay for reservations made between March and October on any week-end and a 3 night minimum stay for reservation made on Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, and Major Events.

Any overnight accommodations cancelled prior to 14 days of arrival will result in loss of deposit. Cancellation within 14 days or less of arrival date will result in being charged for the entire reservation.  Cancellation of a reservation for the designated holidays and major events will result in the loss of the 2 night deposit required at the time of booking. There is a separate cancellation policy for monthly campers.  

Any camper, guest or visitor, after being notified of any violation by the Park Staff, who does not correct such violation, will be subject to eviction.

GOLF CART RENTALS

Golf cart rentals are for a 24 hour rental period, however, golf carts may not be rented or turned in after 4:30 pm. Carts will only be rented and driven by a person with a valid driver’s license. The person signing the rental agreement must provide a valid credit card and will be solely responsible for any damagesto the cart or damages caused by the cart. Carts are to be used inside the park facilities, may not be driven or hauled off property, and renters must abide by Vehicle Use Regulation on page 7. All carts must be returned to the park office at the end of the rental period. Any cart not returned as required will be subject to additional rental fees and/or a pick-up fee. Rental agreement s will contain instructions on mechanical failure and rental period 

UNATTENDED PERSONAL PROPERTY

There is no night security provided and the Sabine River Authority will not be responsible for theft or damage to boats, equipment or supplies at any time or at any location. All guests are encouraged to protect their property at all times. Boats left docked and unattended around the boat house, shoreline or adjacent to a campsite are done so at the owner's risk.

USE OF FACILITIES

  • Guests waive and release all claims against the Sabine River Authority or its employees for any damage to persons or property arising from the use of the park and/or any of the park facilities.
  • Tents shall be erected only on designated areas.
  • Campers must maintain a reasonably quiet camp, especially between the hours of 10:00 PM and 6:00 AM.
  • No camper shall erect or display structures or features which may cause a disturbing or otherwise unpleasant condition detrimental to the general use of the park.
  • No guest shall repair or install any park equipment or furnishings.
  • The construction or erection of permanent clotheslines of any fashion is prohibited. Any clothesline erected must be temporary in nature and removed prior to departure.

USE OF BEACH, PLAYGROUND AREA, and SWIMMING AREA

  • Appropriate swim attire/clothing is required at all times in all areas of the park, including the adjacent waters. 
  • Glass containers, cooking, loud music, and pets are prohibited in this area. No swimming is allowed after sunset.
  • Playground is restricted for use by children 12 years and younger.

USE OF LAUNCHING RAMPS

Boats shall be launched only from designated boat ramps or launching areas within the park. Bass clubs are reminded to consider the use of these facilities by guests camping in the park as well as all other fishermen.

TOURNAMENTS

All tournaments must notify SRA of intentions to hold a tournament at any SRA Park, the date the tournament is to be held, and the approximate number of boats that will be involved.

PARK PROPERTY AND ENVIRONMENT

It is strictly forbidden to destroy, deface, remove, or in any manner, damage any natural feature or plant, or any building, sign, marker, structure or other park property. No timber shall be cut, destroyed or damaged. No building, structure or other feature shall be altered, erected or constructed without the consent of the Sabine River Authority or as provided for elsewhere in these rules and regulations. Cultivation or planting of any plant material will not be permitted on any park area.

VEHICLE USE

Automobiles, trucks, licensed motorcycles, bicycles, golf carts, recreation vehicles or any other wheeled vehicles shall be operated only on those roads designated for vehicular traffic. The vehicular speed limit in the parks is fifteen (15) miles per hour unless otherwise posted. The operation of unlicensed motorcycles, atv’s, trail bikes, minibikes, motor scooters, mules, or other similar vehicles, other than golf carts, are prohibited in the park. All vehicles operated on the public roads in the parks must meet all licensing requirements and be properly licensed for operation on public roads as specified by the Louisiana Department of Public Safety. No vehicles will be allowed within the park that requires a special permit to use the public roads. All golf carts shall be electric and shall be operated by a licensed driver. Golf carts are not allowed in the beach area, on piers, or in wooded areas. Golf carts may be operated after sunset only if they are equipped with headlights. The driving of any vehicle carelessly or heedlessly, disregarding the rights of others, or without due caution and at a speed or manner so as to endanger or be likely to endanger any person or property is prohibited. Disturbing the Peace of the park with any type of vehicle is strictly prohibited. All persons operating a licensed vehicle or unlicensed golf cart must possess a valid operator's license on their person. 

ATV’s are permitted at Site 3/3A only.

HUNTING, TRAPPING AND USE OF FIREARMS OR FIREWORKS

The wildlife in the parks is protected and shall not be hunted, molested, disturbed, destroyed or removed. Bringing or keeping of any hunting dogs on park property for the purpose of hunting inside the park is prohibited. The discharge or open display of any weapon, including, but not limited to, shotguns, rifles, pistols, paintball guns, air rifles, and bow and arrows, within the park is prohibited.

No fireworks of any type are allowed to be used or discharged in the park area.

PETS

Dogs or pets are not allowed to run at liberty in the parks. Any dog or pet brought within the park area must be leashed, caged or crated and under no circumstances, be permitted within public buildings or other enclosed structures of the park. Pets are allowed to stay in cabins or rental RV’s for a $25.00 non-refundable cleaning fee. Owners of pets causing any injury or damage will be fully responsible. Pets are not allowed on the beach or designated swimming areas.

Horseback riding is permitted at Site 3/3A only. Horses or other large animals are not permitted in any other park facility.

SANITATION

Camping vehicles shall be either self-contained, shall be connected to the park sewerage system where available, shall provide and use a manufactured "holding tank" and the trailer dump station in the park or shall have no facility which will require the use of and discharge of any liquid. The Sanitary Code of the State of Louisiana applies in the parks and will be enforced. Any violator who fails to comply will be required to vacate the park.

Guests using parks must dispose of all paper, garbage, litter and other refuse by placing such materials in receptacles provided for that purpose. Draining or dumping refuse water from any trailer or other vehicle except in places or receptacles provided for such use is prohibited.

Using trash facilities for dumping household or commercial garbage or trash brought to a park as such from private property is prohibited.

CONDUCT OF VISITORS

Disorderly or boisterous conduct is forbidden. The Park Staff is authorized to control the use and consumption of alcoholic beverages in the parks. The consumption of alcoholic beverages may be allowed to the extent that such activity does not adversely affect the use and enjoyment of the park by a majority of the park users. 

All persons who consume or possess alcohol must comply with LA Statutes. All persons are subject to age verification.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES

Without proper authorization no private notices and advertisements of any type, form or nature in or on property owned by the Authority is permitted; no one may distribute, post, place or erect any advertising device in a park area; no one may sell or offer for sale any merchandise or service in a park area; and no person, firm or corporation, or their representatives shall engage in or solicit any business within a park area.

FIRES

Fires shall be built only in places that are specifically designated for that purpose and shall not be left unattended and must be extinguished upon departure.

AMPLIFIED SOUND EQUIPMENT

Without proper authorization, there will be no playing of amplified musical instruments; no playing of amplified stereo systems; no public address systems, whether fixed, portable or vehicle mounted; and no remote public broadcasting activities involving the use of amplified sound equipment. Any type of loud or inappropriate music at campsites, in vehicles, in boats, or any place as would disturb the public will not be allowed.

PARK CLOSURE

The park will be closed to the public when or if any natural or man-made occurrence has affected or is expected to affect the operation and management of the park to a degree that normal public use and enjoyment is altered or when such use may impair the health, safety and well-being of the public or employees of the agency. The park may also be closed on some state holidays and or other days during off season.

Day use ends at gate closure. Gate closure times are posted at each park.

UNATTENDED PERSONAL PROPERTY

There is no night security provided and the Sabine River Authority will not be responsible for theft or damage to boats, equipment, or supplies at any time or at any location. All guests are encouraged to protect their property at all times. Boats left docked and unattended around the boat house, shoreline or adjacent to a campsite are done so at owner's risk.

SPECIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS APPLICABLE TO OVERNIGHT CAMPERS

Tent camping rates are applicable for tents camping areas only and occupancy is limited to one family unit per night or a non-family unit not to exceed six persons.

Travel trailer spurs are intended for tents and recreational vehicle use and occupancy is limited to one family unit per night or a non-family unit not to exceed six persons. Only one camping unit will be allowed on each campsite. 

Immediate family members under 18 years of age accompanying parents at one of the travel trailer sites will be allowed to stay in a tent immediately adjacent to the spur at no extra cost.

Upon termination of use of any facility, the facility shall be delivered up in good repair and in the same condition in which it was found. Where applicable, all doors and windows will be closed, all water taps shut and all fires extinguished. User will be responsible for any and all damages from his use of the facility.

Established time schedule for check-out will be enforced; failure to comply will result in additional charges.

Visitors, other than family, to any park guest, are subject to a day use fee.

SPECIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS APPLICABLE TO MONTHLY CAMPERS

San Miguel, Oak Ridge and Pleasure Point Parks

These facilities have designated pads that are used for monthly rental.  Pads that are vacant are reserved on a first come, first serve basis.  Rent begins and is payable the first day of the reservation.  A five day period is granted for the customer to have their pad occupied. If upon the 6th day the customer has not occupied the pad, a charge will be assessed to the customer at the nightly rate times the number of nights not occupied up to $100.00. At which time, the reservation will be cancelled and the pad offered to the  next person requesting a pad.  Once all designated pads are full, San Miguel and Oak Ridge will maintain one (1) waiting list and Pleasure Point will maintain two (2) waiting lists. (sewer and non-sewer)  No person may occupy a monthly pad and have their name on a waiting list at the same time.  No guarantee will be made for more than a 30-day occupancy.  Should conditions allow, monthly campers may be permitted to occupy a site for more than 30 days, however, a maximum occupancy time of six (6) consecutive months, for any one particular site  will be enforced and a person may not occupy any monthly pad for more than six (6) months in a 13 month period.  At the end of this time period (180 Days), should the camper desire to stay longer, he will vacate that particular site and move to another monthly site if available.  If a waiting list exists then the customer will have to leave the park or transfer to an overnight pad at an overnight rate if available, at which time their name may be placed on one monthly waiting list.  The names on the waiting list will be contacted in order, beginning with the first name on the list, when a vacancy occurs. Rent begins and is payable on the day the person accepts the pad.  A five day period is granted for the customer to have their pad occupied.  Cancellations or no shows will be charged the nightly rate times the number of nights not occupied up to $100.00 and the reserved pad will be cancelled and offered to the next name on the list.


Monthly campers at San Miguel Park may utilize the boat house when slips are available as long as the monthly camper is physically staying overnight on their monthly pad.  All monthly campers' boats must be removed from the boat house during absences from the park.

Monthly reservations are not allowed for Oak Ridge Park RV Pads #21, #23, or #25.

No refunds will be made for an unused portion of a month nor will unused portions be transferrable to another site or another month or year.

The Authority does not guarantee water, electricity, or sewerage but will repair any failure as soon as possible.

Monthly fees are due on the first day of the 30 day period.  Electricity is charged at the end of the 30 day period and is due and payable within five (5) days of the meter being read.  Any guests of monthly campers not staying in the park must be out of the park by 9:00 PM.  

Monthly campers are limited to travel trailers, pickup campers, camping tent trailers and motorized homes and only one such camping vehicle will be permitted per campsite.  All vehicles shall be a manufactured unit of a reputable company and converted buses, vans, trucks, etc. will not be allowed.  Campers are cautioned about electrical outages and the Authority assumes no responsibility for spoiling of any items stored in a refrigerator or freezer due to electrical power outages.

 

Temporary screened enclosures (tent type) will be permitted only during the time the campsite is physically occupied.

 

If for any reason, a spur or site is vacated without proper notification, it will be assumed to be available for rent to another customer. Any monthly camper vacating a spur or site prior to the end of the month will not receive

a refund and any stay past the end of the month will be charged overnight rates.  Any camper vacating a spur or site at any park that does not pay all fees due and owing will be denied use of monthly rates at all Sabine River Authority park sites in the future.  The Park Staff should be notified prior

to or at the time of leaving so that an inspection of the site can be made and the meter must be read as soon as possible.

 

Monthly campers will be responsible for the conduct and actions of their guests or visitors.  

Monthly campers are permitted to erect a tent for immediate family members under the age of 18 at no additional charge.

Monthly campers will be required to maintain their camping trailers

in a clean, attractive condition; washing off mildew stains, cleaning

off pine straw, etc.

Visitors, other than immediate family members, to any monthly camper are subject to a day use fee.

Cypress Bend Park

Monthly reservations booked on a first come/call basis will only be made within 14 days prior to the first day of the 30-day stay.  A customer will have five (5) days from the date of the first night of the reservation to occupy the pad and if upon the 6th day the customer has not occupied the pad, a charge will be assessed to the customer at the nightly rate time the number of nights not occupied up to $100.00 at which time the reservation will be automatically cancelled and the pad offered to the next person requesting an overnight or monthly pad.

Monthly reservations at Cypress Bend Park are only available from July 9th – February 28th.  Monthly reservations at Cypress Bend Park may only be made by calling 1-800-259-5253 or 318-256-4112.

No guarantee will be made for more than a 30-day occupancy.  Should conditions allow, monthly campers may be permitted to occupy a site for an additional 30 days provided there are no overnight bookings on the pad.  Campers wishing to extend their stay for an additional 30 days may call 14 days prior to the end of the reservation and if available, can reserve the same pad for an additional 30 days.  However, a maximum occupancy time of six (6) consecutive months for any one particular site will be enforced.  At the end of this time period, should the camper desire to stay longer, he will vacate that particular site and move to another monthly site if available.

 Monthly reservations are not allowed for RV Green #1-#17 and RV Brown #16.