Situated on a peninsula on Caney Lake, Jimmy H. Davis State Park is a dog-friendly facility which warmly welcomes all canines to join their owners on a visit to their grounds. In accordance with Louisiana state law, all dogs must remain on a lead at all times and are not permitted access to public buildings or beach areas.
Unfortunately, at this time there is no designated dog play area at Jimmy H. Davis Park. In addition, drinking water is not provided so pet owners should bring bottled water and poop bags with them to the park. All canine waste removal is the responsibility of each owner.
Jimmy H. Davis State Park was originally named Caney Creek Lake State Park to commemorate the creek which was dammed in 1986 to create the current lake which graces the premises. The park was later renamed in homage to the beloved two-term state governor Mr. Jimmy H. Davis.
This beautiful private recreational facility and campground offers entrance to their grounds for a fee of $3 per person. Campsites, cabins, and lodge-style accommodations are available for rent by reservation only, and additional fees apply. Jimmy H. Davis State Park is home to a number of outdoor activities sure to please every member of the family.
Among the most popular attractions are swimming, boating, hiking, fishing, and waterskiing. Also housed on the grounds are bathrooms, laundry facilities, a playground, and a splash pad. Visitors to this park should not miss the stunning forest which offers breathtaking views of wildlife, birds, and plant life indigenous to the region.
Jimmy H. Davis State Park supports Louisiana state law by requiring all dogs visiting their facility to be current on vaccinations and in possession of a city dog license. For a great day at a tranquil park space, plan a visit to Jimmy H. Davis State Park!