Since Louisiana state parks have so much to offer visitors of all ages, they’re a great place to spend the afternoon or even a weekend. But for the frequent visitor, the cost of the state parks can add up! Don’t worry, we found ways to save money on your visit!
Get in for free.
Good news! If you’re 62 or over you can get into the Louisiana state parks for free! Families with little ones under three are also in luck. Children under three get in for free too!
Disabled veterans get into Louisiana state parks for free. They also receive discounts on camping and other activities in the parks. If you’re a disabled veteran, you will need to provide proof to Louisiana state parks to get a pass that will allow you free admission.
Take advantage of Louisiana state parks discounts.
Even though admission is relatively affordable at $3 per person, the cost still adds up. Save money with a yearly pass. The cost is $80. The pass is good for an entire year of entry for one vehicle. Everyone in the vehicle is covered.
Military members and veterans are eligible for 50% off at all Louisiana state parks. The discount applies to yearly passes, daily fees and camping costs. The discount also applies to additional amenities at the state parks.
Are you an America the Beautiful pass holder? If so, you can save 50% on your Louisiana State Parks visit. The discount does not apply to a yearly pass from Louisiana state parks. Simply show your America the beautiful pass to receive the discount when entering the park!
If you are interested in learning more about the National Parks Pass (now called the America the Beautiful Pass), click here! You can get big discounts on your national parks pass that will help you save money on Louisiana State Parks!
Included with your admission to the state parks.
While the state park commission does not sponsor free days in the park, some individual parks may offer free days and promotions. These days often happen on holidays and during special events. Even though they do not sponsor the free day events, you can find information on when they’re happening on the state park calendar of events.
As always, recreational opportunities are free with your admission. Things like learning about nature, visiting historic sites and even some classes are free at Louisiana state parks. Anything that is not covered by your admission to the park will be listed here.