Kisatchie National Forest - Catahoula Ranger District


5325 LA Highway 8
Bentley LA 71407

Established in 1930, Kisatchie National Forest is the only National Forest in the state of Louisiana. The forest has more than 40 developed recreation sites and over 400 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and ATV's.  Kisatchie offers a diverse forest of trees, lakes, flowers, wild animals and birds. Outdoor activities abound including: hunting, camping, fishing, swimming, bird watching, picnicing and so much more. Fun and adventure is waiting for you!

The Catahoula Ranger District encompasses 121,500 acres and is a very popular district with residents of north Rapides and Grant Parishes with its close proximity to Alexandria/Pineville, Ball, and Tioga.