Louisiana state parks provide opportunities to get away and experience nature without the extended drive.
Let's take a look at several Louisiana State Parks that you can take a "daycation" with your family and friends from right here in Lake Charles.
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Not only are all the Louisiana State Parks below in a driving distance that you can enjoy them during the daytime and return home in the same day, but we made sure they all have cabins for rent as well so if you want to spend a few days there you can.
Louisiana State Parks - Same Day Getaways From Lake Charles:
Sam Houston Jones State Park - Moss Bluff (directions) 10.6 miles
Chicot State Park - Ville Platte (directions) 84.6 miles