Camping in Jimmie Davis State Park can be a wonderful adventure in beautiful New Orleans. This campground is located about two miles from the city of New Orleans in Metairie, LA. If you are an outdoor enthusiast and love to backpack, then this campground may be just what you are looking for. There are over forty tent camping sites, where you can find great room to sleep, a place to hike, as well as boat access.
The park features several hiking trails near the campground, and there are also boat ramps, so you can bring your boat on the weekends. Jimmie Davis State Park also has historical significance for people who like to know the history of their past generations. There are benches which were put in place way back when gold was first discovered in Louisianans. Sitting by one of these benches on a cool fall day, looking over the peaceful marsh and small creek, can help you forget your cares and worries for the day.
Jimmie Davis State Park features beautiful beaches near its camping areas. If you prefer swimming, boating, or just a nice picnic, the park has many beautiful beaches where you can get close to nature. One of the most beautiful beaches in southern Louisiana is called Beach Road. This area has a small marshy beach that is less than one hundred feet wide, which makes it very secluded. Some of the other beaches near the campground include Burnham's Island Lake, Beach Road, Conch Mountain Lake and Louisiana Beach. Camping at one of these beautiful campsites can provide you with all of the atmosphere and ambiance of a much larger campground.