Here’s a list of National Parks and Historical sites in the Ark-La-Tex to explore. So hit the road and go exploring at these places. You can use (or pick up) an America the Beautiful pass at these locations.
COVID-19 Update: Since the pandemic closed all of the National Parks and Sites, access has been restricted. Now however, some parks are beginning to open up. Please check with each site before making the trip out there.
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Black Fork Mountain Wilderness
If your a frequent jogger or runner you will enjoy Black Fork.
The Quachita National Recreation Trail runs along the wilderness with two trails, the spur trail and Black Fork Mountain Trail.
Black Fork Mountain Wilderness has over 13,139 acres and was established in 1984.
President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site
There’s always hope that anyone from any town can become President of the United States of America. Be inspired by the birthplace home of President Clinton.
Sabine National Forest
The 160,000+ acres of the forest forms part of the boundary between Texas and Louisiana. Located within the forest is the historic “El Camino Real de los Tejas” route which linked San Antonio with Natchitoches. The Toledo Bend Resevoir sits on the eastern edge offering fantastic recreational activities.
Kisatchie National Forest
Caney District – Homer, La
Kisatchie District – Provencal, La
Winn District – Winnfield, La
In the heart of north Louisiana, you’ll discover a national treasure.
Kisatchie is the only National Forest in the state of Louisiana. This national forest spreads across seven parishes in Louisiana so there’s a lot to explore with this National Parks and sites . Natural beauty, excitement, learning and recreation are just few things you’ll find here. During the spring, get a glimpse of botanical gardens and various wildlife types. Horseback riding and camping is available to the avid and non national forest enthusiasts.