Kisatchie National Forest - Winn Ranger District


12319 U.S. Highway 84 West
Winnfield LA 71457

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!

Visitors to the Winn Ranger District can enjoy camping at Gum Springs Campground, horseback riding on the Gum Springs Horse Trail, exploring the mysteries of Saline Bayou, hunting in the Catahoula National Wildlife Management Preserve, camping and picnicking at Cloud Crossing, or hiking on the Dogwood Interpretive Trail. Wildlife and botanic enthusiasts have seemingly unlimited areas to explore including a number of native prairies.