Lake Claiborne State Park
Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 89
Number of Sites with Electric and Water: 87
About: Take your pick: swimming, fishing, birding, boating of all kinds, waterskiing, camping, hiking or just plain relaxing and enjoying unsurpassed natural beauty. It's all here . . . at Lake Claiborne State Park. For fishermen, the freshwater lake was lavishly stocked with largemouth bass, bluegill sunfish, channel catfish, black crappie, striped bass, chain pickerel, bream, and white perch. The lake itself, at full reservoir level, has a surface area of 6,400 acres.
One of the most popular activities for visitors of all ages is swimming at the park's sandy beach. The beach is situated on an inlet of the lake, and is protected from boats and waterskiers. So work up an appetite for that fresh fish supper by taking a brisk swim in Lake Claiborne's famous clear water. Ecologists and sportsmen alike hail the lake's excellent water quality, and you will too, once you've made the trip to Lake Claiborne. Once on site, you will see the area come to life as a park naturalist will be available to present nature-based programs and give guided hikes.
The woods of Lake Claiborne are also home to a wide variety of wildlife. Lovely nature trails and a scenic overlook will allow you to appreciate the beauty of the area at your own pace. Or you may be interested in a variety of nature tours, offered on a regular basis.
67 Improved Campsites (water and electrical hookup) $16/night
20 Premium Campsites (12 pull-through campsites, 8 prime location campsites, all with water and electrical hookup) $18/night
2 Unimproved Campsites (no hookups) $12/night
Primitive camping area (maximum capacity of 20) $1 per person/night
For reservations, call 1-877-CAMP-N-LA (877-226-7652) toll free.
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