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LA Dunes

Saturday, December 09, 2017

Alt Names

The Dunes Inc.

Last Known StatusClosed

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 permanently 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. This listing will remain up for historical purposes and to help prevent a wasted trip.

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Nearest CityForest Hill, LA
Address142 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.


AreaTrail, Dunes
LandPrivately Owned / Commercial


Our RatingRatingVery Good    
Recommended Stay1-2 Days
Comments(Scroll Down For Visitor Reviews & Comments)


Permit RequiredNo
Dates OpenClosed
Spark ArrestorNoA spark arresting silencer or end cap is not required but is always recommended.
Noise LimitNo
Whip FlagsYes (96 inches)Safety Flags Required
can be purchased at gate for $10/flag
Maximum Vehicle Width
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesProhibited
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers Four WheelersProhibited
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSProhibited
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
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingNo Restriction(camp anywhere)
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresSome Areas(permitted in developed campsites only)
Night RidingNo
Cross CountrySome Areas
AlcoholSome Areasnot permitted in dunes, staging area or on the track
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet strongly recommends that all riders obtain medical insurance and buy motorcycle insurance or ATV insurance before visiting any of the locations depicted on this website.


EntryYes ($10.00 per person)
regular weekend rate - $15
RidingYes ($25.00 per rider)
regular weekend rate - $40/rider
Tent: $10.00
RV: $20.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00



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LA Dunes OHV Area

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Approx Size360 acres (1 sq mi)
Climate TypeForest
Elevation90 to 150 ft.
Trail MaintenanceUnknown
Loose DirtThis OHV area has no loose dirt.None
Hard PackThe OHV area has no hard pack terrain.None
SandThis OHV area has almost all sandy areas.Allpaddle or sand tire recommended for best experience
MudThe OHV area has no mud after it rains.None
DustThe OHV area has no dust on typical days.None
RocksThis OHV area has no rocks.None
TreesThe OHV area has some trees.Some
Steep HillsThis OHV area has some steep hills.Some
Water CrossingsThe OHV area has few water crossings.Few
Small JumpsThis OHV area has some small jumps.Some
Large JumpsThis OHV area has some large jumps.Some
IntersectionsThis OHV area has many intersections.Many
Rider TrafficThe private land has many rider traffic on typical days.Many
Ranges/GunfireThis private land has no shooting ranges or gunfire.None
HazardsThis OHV area has few hazards.Few(hazards are marked)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis OHV area has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis OHV area has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis OHV area has little expert terrain.Little


First Aid First Aid20-30 Miles (NE)Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital (318) 487-1122
Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (NE)Wag-A-Bag Citgo (318) 748-6775
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (NE)Wag-A-Bag Citgo (318) 748-6775
Potable Water WaterOn Site
RV Hookups RV HookupOn Site
RV Dump Station RV DisposalForest Hill, LA
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn Site
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (S)Daltons Grocery (318) 748-4958
Swimming Swim AreaOn Site
Body of Water Water BodyOn Site
Boating Launch Boat Ramp5-20 Miles (NE)Alexander State Forest (318) 487-5058
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