If experiencing nature up close and personal is your cup of tea, then a camping adventure in Saint Martin Parish is for you. Whether you are a resident looking to rediscover your town’s natural beauty or an out-of-towner looking to experience the natural wonder of the swamp, Saint Martin Parish is a treasure trove of natural wonder. There are plenty of campgrounds available if you are planning to stay in an RV and camping spots for both tents and campers.
Whether you want an all-inclusive resort type campground or a back-to-nature type campground, there are many in Saint Martin Parish to suit your needs. Some offer pools, Seasonal food cook-offs and weekend band concerts. Some offer a quieter experience where you can experience nature with your kids.
At Cajun Palms RV Resort near Henderson, LA, you and your family can enjoy the swimming pool with a swim up bar or the kiddie pool. There are even plans to add a lazy river in the RV resort’s expansion. For those who don’t have an RV, Cajun Palms also offers cabins for overnight guests. To take it really over the top, Cajun Palms also has a movie theater, arcade room, video poker room, and a banquet hall for special events. It also offers the more traditional campground experiences such as fishing in their fully stocked ponds, a volley beach court, and more.
Poche’s RV Park is the place to be if you’re looking for a good fishing spot and a great place to relax. With the park’s ponds totaling more than 50 acres, Poche’s RV Park prides itself on having created a great natural habitat for the sac-a-lait, bass, bream, and catfish they stock the ponds with. For those who love to swim, there is also a pool, but the real draw for Poche’s is the fishing and the nature St. Martin Parish provides endlessly. Catfish Heaven in Cypress Island also offers pond fishing, rv spots, cabins and a huge pavilion to host family reunions, cook-offs, etc.
If being in the heart of the Atchafalaya Basin is more your speed, Frenchman’s Wilderness in Butte La Rose, LA is the perfect place to stay. With many family friendly activities and holiday events, Frenchman’s Wilderness is fun year-round. Featuring two playgrounds, a pool, and a mini-golf course you can stay and have fun on the grounds or venture out to experience the swamp tours around the area. Uncle Dick Davis Campground in Butte La Rose offers tent camping and camper spots with full hookup, children’s playground and a boat-launching ramp.