Lake Charles, Louisiana

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Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA

Recreation in Lake Charles, Louisiana

State Parks

  • Sam Houston Jones State Park
    107 Sutherland Road, Lake Charles, LA 70611
    337-855-2665, Because the caretakers of this 1,087-acre park have worked to keep the land in its natural state, abundant wildlife inhabits the area. Tree-filled lagoons and a mixed... more info  map

Lakes & Marinas

  • Bowtie Marina
    1245 Giovanni Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
    337-478-0130, This is a full service marina with a ship store, boat slips, gasoline & diesel and mechanics available.  more info  map

Recreation Areas

  • Tuten Park
    3801 Nelson Road, Lake Charles, LA 70601
    Nelson Road South of Interstate 210
    337-491-1280, A 20 acre nature park with natural woods, walking paths, butterfly garden and picnic tables. more info  map


  • Petro Bowl
    630 Petro Point Drive, Lake Charles, LA 70607
    337-477-7554, Open Monday through Sunday from 9 a.m. until 11 p.m., Petro Bowl offers lots of family fun, a concession stand and lounge. Leagues are available for new members. more info  map


  • Mallard Cove Golf Course
    I-210 Exit 10B, Lake Charles, LALocated on the Old Chennault Airbase
    337-491-1204, Mallard Cove is a championship layout design with Women's tees, Senior tees, Medium tees and Championship tees. The course features 25 large bunkers and water hazards... more info

  • Pine Shadows Golf Course
    750 Goodman Road, Lake Charles, LA 70601
    337-433-8681, Pine Shadows is a challenging 18-hole course with two putting greens and a driving range.  more info

Outfitters & Guides

  • Big Lake Guide Service
    150 Junis Granger Road, Lake Charles, LA 70601
    337-598-3268, Light tackle and fly fishing for specks, reds & flounder with the only husband and wife charter boat captains in Lousiana. Big Lake Guide Service offers duck hunters... more info  map

  • Calcasieu Charter Service
    210 Bank Street, Lake Charles, LA 70607
    337-598-4700, Their Captains are all USCG and Louisiana licensed professionals with years of experience fishing Calcasieu Lake. They are very friendly, knowledgeable, patient and... more info  map

  • Capt. Scott Ritchey's Louisiana Outfitters
    151 West Oak Lane, Lake Charles, LA 70605
    337-302-2320, Excellent guided duck and goose hunting with lodging and meals in Southwest Louisiana. Great Speckled Trout and Redfishing guided trips on Calcasieu lake with waterfront... more info  map

  • Ron Begnaud's Guide Service
    725 Iberville Street, Lake Charles, LA 70607
    337-477-7584, A Louisiana fly fishing and light tackle guide. more info  map



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