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Camp Livingston Trail Complex

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Alt Names

Little Creek Loop Trail, Hickman Loop Trail, Catahoula Ranger District, Kisatchie National Forest, Livingston Multiple Use Trails, Hickman Trailhead, Little Creek Trailhead

Last Known StatusOpen

This system of two interconnecting loop trails features multiple creek crossings in a forest mixture of pine and hardwood. Little Creek Trail is the southern loop with approximately 22.6 miles of moderate terrain. The northern loop is Hickman Trail with about 12.5 miles of moderate trail.

There are two staging areas and the trails are marked. The trailhead for Little Creek loop has vault restrooms.

Please note that the trails may close on short notice due to wet weather conditions or other reasons, so check the trail hotline before heading out.

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Nearest CityBall, LA
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From: Alexandria, LA
1) Take US-165 north about 10.5 miles
2) Turn right (east) on Livingston Road, continue 1.5 miles
3) Veer left onto A Street, continue about 1 mile.
4) Trailhead is on the left.

Little Creek Trailhead
1) Take US-165 north about 8 miles
2) Turn right (east) on Camp Livingston Road, continue 2.7 miles.
3) Trailhead is on the right.


LandNational Forest


Our RatingRatingGood    
Recommended StayFull Day
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Permit Required
Dates OpenYear-Round
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (99 dB)
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthYes (50 inches)has entrance gate and narrow terrain
narrow bridge
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted1" max tread
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers Four WheelersPermitted(maximum width 50 inches)
1" max tread
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted(maximum width 50 inches)
1" max tread
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Prohibited
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
BicyclesNo Restriction
HikingNo Restriction
HorsebackNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresSome Areas(permitted in developed campsites only)
Night RidingNo
Cross CountryProhibitedkeep on the trail
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: Be Safe! RiderPlanet recommends insurance for all riders and visitors to the destinations depicted on this website.
CommentNo mudding. Tires with tread depth exceeding 1 inch are prohibited.


Parking ($0.00)
EntryNo ($0.00)
RidingYes ($5.00 per rider)
onsite self service pay station
Tent: $0.00
RV: $0.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00


Contact InfoOHV Trail Hotline
(866) 830-6467
Contact InfoKisatchie National Forest  - Catahoula Ranger District
5325 Louisiana Hwy 8
Bentley, LA 71407-9726
(318) 765-3554
(318) 765-3555


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Camp Livingston Trail Complex

Photo Submitted 1/27/2013 (Thanks!)

Camp Livingston Trail Photo

Camp Livingston Trail Complex

Photo Submitted 6/19/2013 (Thanks!)

Camp Livingston Trail Photo

Camp Livingston Trail Complex

Photo Submitted 10/10/2016 (Thanks!)


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Square Miles7
Miles Of Trail35
Climate TypeForest
Elevation100 to 200 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintained
Loose DirtThis trail has mostly loose dirt.Mostly
Hard PackThe trail has little hard pack terrain.Little
MudThe trail has some mud after it rains.Some
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has little rocks.Little
TreesThe trail has almost all trees.All
Steep HillsThis trail has few steep hills.Few
Small JumpsThis trail has few small jumps.Few
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has some berms.Some
Sand/Gravel PitsThis national forest has no sand or gravel pits.None
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has some intermediate level terrain.Some
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has little expert terrain.Little


First Aid First Aid5-20 Miles (SW)Rapides Regional Medical Center (318) 769-3000
Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (NW)Simms Road Chevron (318) 765-8563
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (NW)Simms Road Chevron (318) 765-8563
Potable Water Water1-5 Miles (NW)Rolling Hills RV Resort (318) 201-0547
RV Hookups RV Hookup1-5 Miles (NW)Rolling Hills RV Resort (318) 201-0547
RV Dump Station RV Disposal1-5 Miles (NW)Rolling Hills RV Resort (318) 201-0547
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn SiteLittle Creek Campground
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (NW)Simms Road Chevron (318) 765-8563
Swimming Swim Area5-20 Miles (NW)Stuart Lake Beach (318) 765-3554
Body of Water Water BodyOn SiteLittle Creek
Boating Launch Boat Ramp20-30 Miles (SW)Lake Buhlow Boat Ramp (318) 352-7446
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