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LA Dunes

Thursday, October 02, 2014
Alt Names The Dunes Inc.
Last Known Status Closed
DESCRIPTION

This area offered 360 acres of open area that consists of dunes, sandy trails, mud and creek riding, and two lakes and a beach but is now closed.

The park was generally open for business Friday through Sunday except during the Christmas holiday. Weekday riding arrangements were available for parties of 10 or more. Camping was permitted and both electric and water hookups were available.

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LOCATION
Nearest City Forest Hill, LA
Address 142 Boy Scout Road, Forest Hill, LA 71430
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From: Alexandria, LA
1) Take I-49 south to exit 66
2) Turn right (west) off the ramp on SR-112, continue 6.6 miles
3) Turn left (south) on US-165, continue 3.4 miles
4) Turn right (north) on Boy Scout Road and proceed past Myers Road and take second road to the right, turn here and follow road to park entrance.
TYPE OF AREA
Area Trail, Dunes
Land Privately Owned / Commercial
QUALITY
Rating Rating    Very Good    
Recommended Stay 1-2 Days
REGULATIONS
Permit Required No
Dates Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Spark Arrestor No A spark arresting silencer or end cap is not required but is always recommended.
Noise Limit No
Whip Flags Yes (96 inches) Safety Flags Required
can be purchased at gate for $10/flag
Maximum Vehicle Width
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles Permitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers Four Wheelers Permitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXS Permitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered) Prohibited
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Prohibited
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Bicycles
Hiking
Horseback
Camping / Overnight RV Parking Camping No Restriction (camp anywhere)
Campfire Restrictions Campfires Some Areas (permitted in developed campsites only)
Night Riding No
Cross Country Some Areas
Alcohol Some Areas not permitted in dunes, staging area or on the track
Fireworks Prohibited
Firearms Prohibited
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance *Disclaimer: Be Safe! RiderPlanet recommends insurance for all riders and visitors to the destinations depicted on this website.
FEES
Parking ($0.00)
Entry Yes ($10.00 per person)
regular weekend rate - $15
Riding Yes ($25.00 per rider)
regular weekend rate - $40/rider
Camping Yes
Tent: $10.00
RV: $20.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
CONTACTS
Contact Info LA Dunes
142 Boy Scout Road
Forest Hill, LA 71430
(318) 715-2665
ladunes@gmail.com
Comment website was www.theladunes.com
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TERRAIN
Square Miles 1
Climate Type Forest
Elevation 90 to 150 ft.
Trail Maintenance Unknown
Loose Dirt This OHV area has no loose dirt.None
Hard Pack The OHV area has no hard pack terrain.None
Sand This OHV area has almost all sandy areas.All paddle or sand tire recommended for best experience
Mud The OHV area has no mud after it rains.None
Dust The OHV area has no dust on typical days.None
Rocks This OHV area has no rocks.None
Trees The OHV area has some trees.Some
Steep Hills This OHV area has some steep hills.Some
Water Crossings The OHV area has few water crossings.Few
Small Jumps This OHV area has some small jumps.Some
Large Jumps This OHV area has some large jumps.Some
Intersections This OHV area has many intersections.Many
Rider Traffic The private land has many rider traffic on typical days.Many
Ranges/Gunfire This private land has no shooting ranges or gunfire.None
Hazards This OHV area has few hazards.Few (hazards are marked)
Easy Terrain Novice This OHV area has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain Amateur This OHV area has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain Expert This OHV area has little expert terrain.Little
GPS POINTS

KEY SERVICES
First Aid First Aid 20-30 Miles (NE) Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital (318) 487-1122
Gasoline Gasoline 1-5 Miles (NE) Wag-A-Bag Citgo (318) 748-6775
Diesel Diesel 1-5 Miles (NE) Wag-A-Bag Citgo (318) 748-6775
Potable Water Water On Site
RV Hookups RV Hookup On Site
RV Dump Station RV Disposal Forest Hill, LA
Primitive Camping Campground On Site
Convenience Store Conv Store 1-5 Miles (S) Daltons Grocery (318) 748-4958
Swimming Swim Area On Site
Body of Water Water Body On Site
Boating Launch Boat Ramp 5-20 Miles (NE) Alexander State Forest (318) 487-5058

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