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Jimmie Davis State Park
AKA: Caney Creek Lake State Park
in: North Louisiana
near: Chatham, Louisiana

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printable map Last Trail Update: 2011-11-26



This park was originally named Caney Creek Lake State Park but in 2003 it was renamed in honor of Governor Jimmie Davis.

Davis was a popular governor and served two terms, one in the 40s and another in the 60s.

He also wrote the song You Are My Sunshine and the Sunshine Bridge which crosses the Mississippi River in South Louisiana is named after the song.

I assume that the marked trails in the park are hiking trails but they are not specifically signed one way or the other and I have seen lots of kids riding bikes on them.

Fees:
$1 per person. Free for seniors and children 3 and under.

Address:
1209 State Park Road, Chatham, LA 71226

Hours:
6am-9pm
Status Hotline:
318-249-2595

Links:
Jimmie Davis State Park - Louisiana Office of State Parks

Trailheads:
Boggy Creek Trailhead

Total Mileage: (
note
)
Hiking Trail - 1.23 mi

Trails:
Beach Trail - 0.29 mi
Boggy Creek Trail - 0.94 mi

Roads:
Acadia Road - 0.33 mi
Boat Launch Road - 0.16 mi
Boggy Creek Road - 0.45 mi
Boure Circle - 0.13 mi
Clear Branch Road - 0.74 mi
Clear Branch Road Lot - 0.04 mi
Poule Deau Circle - 0.63 mi
Ravat Loop - 0.21 mi
State Park Road - 1.35 mi
State Park Road (Exit Loop) - 0.16 mi

Points of Interest:
Caney Lake Beach

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