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16 RV Parks near Gardner, Louisiana
We did however find 16 campgrounds within 25 miles of Gardner. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Gardner in the left hand column.
Jun 2018 - $28.00
Nice stop for 1 night. Small park on grass w/ full hook ups. Very helpful host. Park has access to a small lake attached to park. Off the highway about 15 minutes, very quiet. We are traveling w/ an active dog and plenty of area to walk him and let him play in the lake. Our site was fairly level, did not unhook. - Kayak54
Jun 2018 - $30.00
Stayed here for one night. I can only echo what other reviews have said. The place is a bit out of the way and you may wonder where you are going but the campground is right on a lovely lake. The sites are spread out over the campground and our site had no neighbors at all! The campground roads are dirt and I would guess they could be a mess in the rain or dusty if there has been no rain. They were fine for us and our site was level and everything worked well. The Wifi was especially good. The owners are very friendly and will go out of their way to make your stay enjoyable. There are no picnic tables but, if you ask, they will bring you a table. They say they just don't want to mow around them. The office is the owner's unit and she brings all the paper work to you at your site. We stayed in a motor home and would come back. - Bud in Florida
Apr 2018 - $30.00
Just made an overnight stop here. Sites are randomly spaced, no pavement. Road in is sand or mud if rainy. Owners are very friendly and hookups work well including wi-fi. Not much to draw you here unless looking for a long-term out of the way location. Our site was not real level but acceptable. - Grumpier99
May 2019 - $20.00
We stayed one night while traveling through. Since we were traveling on a holiday weekend, I called ahead they said they would 'write' me in for a reservation. When we arrived....well....you guessed it....for some reason they didn't have our name. However, the attendant was very nice and found us a site for the night with electric and water. It wasn't a great site, but our rig fit fine. However, the restrooms and much of the park appeared to be under-maintained. We won't stop here again. - Tig
Feb 2013 - $25.00
This campground has potential. It is a bit older and a lot of the sites can be a little tight to get into. They have recently installed sewer connections at some of the sites in one area and are working on renovating a lot of the campground. The pads are a little narrow and a lot of them are built up so there is a bit of a drop off when you step off the last step of your RV. If staying here you might would want to pass through the campground to find a spot that doesn't have that drop off. There are a lot that are fine. There are some spectacular views of the lake from many of the sites. Spanish moss hanging from the trees gives an added atmosphere to the campgrounds. The showers and rest rooms we entered were in need of some work but we very rarely use those facilities so was not an issue for us. The only con for us was the lack of security and the ability for anyone to enter this park at all hours and is why I give it such a low rating. I hope our unfortunate experience with this aspect was unique and not the norm for this quaint campground but it will cause us to look elsewhere when camping in this area. - Open Ranger
Jul 2010 - $16.00
Nothing to do here but swim in the lake. Very dirty. I did not enjoy my stay here at all. - dollfacedbaby1
Aug 2006 - $20.00
THIS CAMPGROUND IS CLOSED. THE OWNER SOLD THE PROPERTY FOR A NEW WATERFRONT NEIGHBORHOOD. - walker1969
Feb 2004 - $25.00
This place is truly a dump. I am glad to hear that it is no longer a KOA. It was thrown out of the system because it is so bad. - campingrichard
Dec 2017 - $10.00
We really enjoyed our to night stay in this lovely little gem of a spot. There are two small loops. The campground has sites that vary widely from very small sites to huge spacious ones. All but one are back in. The campground is located on a peninsula with the lake on three sides so you have this 'goes on forever' twisting turning drive in but it is well worth the drive. Our site was lovely, wide and easy in and out. Bathrooms were clean and showers had abundant hot water. There was a really nice playground for the kids. The campground hosts were both attentive and friendly but not intrusive. Electric and water hook ups at the sites were in like new condition. The road was not in as good shape and had some potholes and broken edges to the roadway. Many of the site have their own fishing piers. We really enjoyed a long long walk on the trails. The place is mixed evergreen cedars and deciduous trees. The only thing that bothered me is that it appears way over due for a controlled burn. Debris was waist deep in places off the trails and pine needle straw was often three inches thick under our feet. Give the layout with a single road in and out it could get very nasty in a forest fire. No surprise, all open fires were banned during our stay. - Judy Birchland
Oct 2014 - $15.00
Very nice campgrounds located around the Kincaid Lake forest area. Advisable to scout the area & secure a prime location early. 1st come 1st serve.
Very nice boat launch with a beach, picnic, barbecue area with a limited number of shaded canopy areas. The bathrooms at the boat dock are large & the lake beach areas are large.
Be advised numerous campsites are difficult to back a large rig, very limited number of pull thru sites, many require leveling the trailer & no sewer hookups.
Bathroom shower facilities within the campground are older, no security as this is a public facility. - JSRFrench
Sep 2014 - $15.00
This is a beautiful park that is very well maintained. The campsites have very long pads and are quite spacious. At the rear of each site, they had poured small gravel which made a really nice area to sit behind your camper. There was a grill, patio table, and fire ring at each site. The water had two faucets, one for your hose and another in case you needed it for something else so you don't have to unhook your hose. There was an excellent playground for children, very well maintained with what I think was a floor of ground rubber which made a very soft floor in case of falls. The bathrooms and showers were very clean, air conditioned, completely updated. Beautiful lake and paved roads throughout. Prices are $15 and $20 and they honor the America the Beautiful Discount card. - Travellite14
Sep 2019 - $18.00
This campground is in the Kisatchie National Forest and is run by the national forest service. You cannot make reservations; it is strictly first come, first serves. We were told that week days are almost never a problem, but weekends can be fairly busy. Once you leave Hwy 28 there is really good signage all of the way into the park. It is a narrow winding road, but we had no problem with our 41' fifth wheeler. There 2 loops; loop A has 13 sites and loop B has 28 sites. There is a bathhouse on each loop. There are single sites ($25) and double sites ($30). $15 and $17.50 with a Senior Pass. There is no attendant to take your money. You have to pay at a drop box, and they do not take credit cards: cash or check only. Some of the single sites are very narrow with trees close enough that you would really have to watch your slides. The double-size sites are very spacious and well worth the extra $5. All sites have water and 20/30/50 electricity. At the end of loop A there is a turn that is very tight, so swing as wide as possible if you have a big rig. A few of the sites need work to make them level and improve the surface. There were no street lights so it was nice and dark. We did hear a little noise form Hwy 28, but it was not loud. There were jets flying over some, but that is common all over the world. We looked in the bathhouse, and it was small; two toilets and one shower, but clean and in good shape. We were able to get good OTA TV reception and some cell service (Verizon). We do not have a satellite dish, but from the number of trees I think reception would be poor. The beach area is open only in the summer. We walked down to the area, and it was very nice. There are extensive hiking trails of varying length. - winnie1
Jul 2017 - $20.00
Out of the way on Highway 28. But no golf carts riding around all day. Had an issue with the 50 amp service but the camp host repaired right away. Nothing fancy just a nice place to get away from the hustle. - Obrenn73
Oct 2016 - $10.00
We know to arrive & setup on a Monday or Tuesday in order to grab the best campsite or 1 of the best sites.
Normal camp site prices are $15 single & $20 double.
We are retired & use America the Beautiful Pass.
Campground will fill up on Friday.
Loop B has a nice rubberized playground for children.
Site 29 is a double site at the end of the B loop, extremely large & private surrounded by trees & an easy walk to the lake for fishing from a small pier or bank if you bring tall rubber boots.
On site 29 you will need to level your trailer tires 1 1/2" on the drivers side & to disconnect as the front will be 2 inches lower than the rear.
We lost service for 2 hours after a small storm due to a branch falling on power lines. Cleco did a very good job finding the problem & correcting it in a short time.
Electric box was good & well maintained.
Water pressure requires a reducer which is a common problem during an offseason week before a weekend.
Best bet is to bring a portable wheeled sewer container to take to the dump station as needed. Dump station is 1/2 mile distant.
This is a National Forest area so there is no accumulating & burning deadfalls from the forest. Bring your own bonfire wood.
Love the many walking & bicycle trails.
Do not expect any campsite to be perfectly level, there are no concrete pads but the camping area is solid, not even a motorhome will sink when it rains.
Safety is not a problem, we have camped at Kincaid over 20 times & have left for hours at a time to fish, boat across the lake to Tunks Cypress Inn restaurant or go into town. Never had any problems with thefts.
There is a live-in manager in both section A & section B & both are very nice but put up with zero problems such as loud all night parties, speeding, golf carts which are not street legal.
Small Garbage bins in front of every campsite & are picked up every day. - JSRFrench
Jul 2019 - $40.00
Again this was an overnight stop over on our way back to Texas from Florida. It was really easy - reserved online. Gate code was emailed to us and we were able to easily maneuver to the site. Large paved spaces - a no frills park but it served its purpose for us. Park was clean and well kept. - ChristyWhalin
Jun 2019 - $40.00
There is easy access off I-49. All large easy pull thru spots. It's nothing fancy, but it's very clean and neat. There's no pool. The WIFI works great. - Cecil E
May 2019 - $30.00
Great idea for an overnight stopping point. Make the reservation, pay be credit card, get the acknowledgment in email with gate code, come in and go to your spot. Except we never got the email. I called and got the gate code and everything worked as advertised. Parked on concrete pad, which was great. In the morning large jolt as we left because gravel is down below the pad. - PugetSound
Oct 2019 - $30.00
We have been full-timing in our RV for 6 months and have stayed at many RV parks. We have figured out what we like and do not like about RV parks and this park hit all of our happy buttons. It is wonderfully well-maintained for a quiet stay in Alexandria. The grounds were clean and well manicured. Immaculate shower and restroom facilities. All the hookups (water, sewer, and 30/50 amp electricity) worked perfectly. No cable, but great WiFi (I was getting 90 Mbs download speeds). Great ATT and Verizon signal strength. All sites are back-in and large enough for big rigs and pull behinds. There is a big area for hookup/unhook any tow vehicles. Lots of trees on most sites with grassy areas. Plenty of space for the kids and pets to run. Quiet and peaceful with very little to no road noise. The only sounds overnight were the crickets and beetles. Sites were gravel and level. We really really love this place and we will back the next time we're passing through. - romstead
Mar 2019 - $30.00
First Impression: Very small - 10 sites. Well groomed. Appealing. Safety: No concerns. Access: I-49, Exit 94, south a block to LA-1, then east about 2 miles, LA-1 in good condition, sign is parallel to the road so you don't see it until it's "right there", not in Garmin GPS database. Office: Owner/manager is very nice and accommodating. No office, call and she'll come to you. No store. Credit cards accepted. Online reservations not available. No price discounts. Facilities: No pool, spa, fitness room or rec center. No laundry room. Men's restroom/shower clean; women's needs help; one person at a time. We inspected but did not use (score "B"). No propane sales. No playground. No off-leash dog run. Campground: Not in a flood plain. Restrooms are a storm shelter. Heavily wooded all sites (except 5 and 6) with tall, mature trees. Interior roads are not too narrow, gravel in good condition with gentle turns and no overhead obstacles. Big rig friendly but Prevosts might have maneuvering problems. No tent area, yurts, or cabins. Sites are all spacious, level, large gravel, all back-in, grass between. Water and electric at middle of site with 20/30/50; no meters. Sewer is at extreme rear of pad, long rigs might need multiple stinky-tubes. Good water pressure with good taste. Sewer pipe is 4" threaded, about 3" above ground level. No patios. No picnic tables. Fires not permitted; no fire rings. Poor satellite views except sites 5 & 6. No cable TV. Free Wi-Fi with good coverage and bandwidth. Verizon phone at 3 bars; 4G at 1 bar. No recycle bins. Noise: No railroad or interstate noise. Regional airport nearby. Some local traffic notable. Bug Report (mid March): gnats. Runners: CG roads too rough for running. Yoga: grassy areas suitable for your mat. Conclusion: Score 7-Good. We will return if in the area. - StephenK
Oct 2018 - $24.00
Rate reflects a week stay plus an extra day. Sites are all gravel, elevated to keep dry after rains. The grass is well mowed to hold down the mosquitoes. The owners are very diligent about upkeep and try to contain the fire ants, but do be very careful at night if walking the dog. If you look at a satellite view, you will note that the park is near AEX runway, though we were not disturbed by planes-just a few flights but not objectionable. There is a train track in the distance and you might hear it sometimes - again, not objectionable. We stayed at the park for a family visit, so most of our daytime activities were outside the park. On the couple of days that we stayed at the park, it was quiet. There are no frills, and we were not looking for a traditional park - just a place to sleep and park for a week. That's the only reason I would grade it slightly lower because it's not a park for travelers with children who might want a playground. It met OUR needs perfectly and we will return. We didn't have good Verizon data service (3G) although voice was acceptable. On the last day, the service was bouncing between 4G and 3G and was constantly dropping... just on the edge of the LTE service range, I guess. Power was good, perhaps on the edge of high at 126V at times. Water was WONDERFUL soft water that central LA has - we made sure to fill the fresh water tank before we left. Do reduce the amount of soap when washing your clothes. Septic might require an extension - we backed up to be sure we were not under one of the large mature tree limbs so we had no issue reaching the sewer. Takes some creativity on your portable satellite dishes - we use an optical satellite alignment tool and we "just made it" in a small gap in the trees. Not the park to "guess" where to put your dish. - cherib
Aug 2013 - $25.00
This is a new RV park. It is very clean and neat. There are restrooms and showers, but nothing else. The hook-ups were good and the sites were very wide and easy to access. Very quiet. Would stay here again if in the area. - RV Lover
Jun 2012 - $28.00
3 parking spots behind the Best Western. Okay for overnight stay. Water and 30 Amp (no 50). Walk to restaurants . You can use the pool and other facilities. Complimentary breakfast. All utilities will be at the rear. If parking lot is empty, no problem backing in. They do not accept reservations, so call ahead. - texpilot
Apr 2018 - $32.00
Great park! Full hook up is very nice and this park has it. Very well kept, quite and clean. Wifi is not good; tried to get online many times but kept timing out and could never log on. Overall, this is a very good park to stay at. I have a 40 ft motor home and had no problems getting in or out. I would give this park a 10 if not for the Wifi issue. - DGremilion
Mar 2018 - $16.00
Stayed in site 13 in a class A 36' motorhome for 2 nights. Plenty of space between sites, concrete pad was just wide enough for the rv, roads were blacktop but narrow, one washer and one dryer but were free so who can complain, no cable and no channels over the air. Zero road noise. - AlanJune
Aug 2016 - $16.00
This is a Federally managed facility, so the America the Beautiful Pass gets you 50% off the daily rate. It took the really nice guy on duty forever to get us checked in, but no big deal. They weren't crowded at all, maybe 10% full, probably because of the heat. The grounds were lush and very well maintained.
This site is at a dam on the Red River, so there is a boat launch and a pier for fishing. LOTS of room for the kids and dogs to run, to throw the frisbee, etc. The restrooms and showers were in good shape and clean. There are some tent sites but I recall seeing mostly back-ins. The included WiFi worked well.
Our site was shady with a nice picnic table, grill, fire ring, and a lantern pole (bring your own lantern). If the weather hadn't been so hot, we could have stayed a few days here. The only drawback is that the Red River runs between Colfax and I-49, so it's a little out of the way, but well worth the drive. - SLOman