Louisiana Camping

Discussion in 'Campground / Trip Planning & Suggestions ?' started by LouisianaOrths, May 19, 2007.

  1. LouisianaOrths

    LouisianaOrths New Member

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    May 17, 2007
    My husband, Brett, and I have just purchased our first camper. We went to Bass Pro shops in Pearl, MS to buy a tent and they were having a camper show. After looking at the pop-up, we decided that it was PERFECT for us. So we bought one.

    Now, we are getting ready for our first trip (I'm supposed to be cleaning the camper right now LOL). However, we are unsure of where to go.

    Has anyone camped in Louisiana? What were the best places? The worst? We have a boat, and plan to take it along, too, so we are looking for places that have fishing. We would love waterfront, but generally those are PACKED and like sleeping in a parking lot.

    Consequently, what happens when you are parked next door to a rowdy bunch of people that insist on partying with you, even though you are not party kind of people. Being from the south, we are naturally friendly, but how do we handle the obnoxious? LOL

    Any suggestions will be great.

    DH - 27 -- Brett
    DW - 27 -- Sabrina
    DS - 4 -- John-Garrett
    2 GSDs -- Sadie and Jake
    1999 Jayco Eagle Qwest 10


    Red - HomeState
    Green - Headed to soon
    Blue - Camped

    Times camped in 2007:
    (None at this time)

  2. jhower

    jhower New Member

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    Jul 25, 2006
    We prefer camping in state parks, which generally have more privacy between spots and are usually patrolled better. We use commercial campgrounds mostly just when traveling and we need a spot to spend the night.

    John & Cindy in Pennsylvania
    2007 Flagstaff 620ST <img src=../Images/icons/icon_smile_pu.gif border=0 align=middle> purchased 05/07
    '89 Coleman Sun Valley, sold 05/07 and headed for Louisiana
    '95 Dodge Dakota 4x2 3.9L <img src=../Images/icons/icon_smile_suv.gif border=0 align=middle>
    His <img src=../Images/icons/icon_smile_kayak.gif border=0 align=middle> & Hers <img src=../Images/icons/icon_smile_kayak.gif border=0 align=middle> Pelican kayaks
  3. Calman

    Calman Member

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    Dec 13, 2005
    I was in both Louisana and Mississippi last month and all the State Parks on the coast with water access did not have their boat ramps open. They are still under ee-construction from the hurricane. Before making any firm reservations I'd make a definite inquiry about the status of water access.

    My kayak had to stay on the roof of the Tracker a couple of nights I'd have preferred to have been on the water.

    Cal - "On the Road Again"
    00 - Chevy Tracker
    07 - Aspen Sentry

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