Louisiana State Park Camping Reservations

Discussion in 'Reservation Systems' started by mckeapc67, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. mckeapc67

    mckeapc67 New Member

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    I hit ReserveAmerica earlier this week to see if any of our nearby campgrounds had any open sites for the weekend. At first, I said "Wow" because there was not a single LA State Park returned in the search.

    I then went to the LA State Parks website ( http://www.crt.state.la.us/parks/ ) and found out that they've changed to a different reservation system.

    They are now using a new site ( http://reservations2.usedirect.com/LAStateParksHome/ based on Recreation Dynamics by US eDirect.

    From my initial browsing of the site, it looks to be a pretty decent system. Haven't made a reservation on it yet, though.

    I wonder why they changed.
     
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    froggie New Member

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    If it's a decent system, it can't be the brain child of John White.
     
  3. CamL48

    CamL48 New Member

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    When I booked at Custer State Park (South Dakota), I had to use South Dakota's own reservation site, too. So, it's not just LA. I don't know if SD always used its own site or if it migrated away from RA.com/Rec.gov at some point.

    I, too, would be interested to know why LA (and others) may have moved away from the big two.
     
  4. froggie

    froggie New Member

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    States' Rights?
     
  5. mckeapc67

    mckeapc67 New Member

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    Louisiana State Parks has now moved back to Reserve America. Guess the other one didn't work out. I liked RA better anyway. :)
     

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