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Catahoula Recreation Club

Saturday, December 23, 2023

Other Names

Catahoula Recreation, Catahoula OHV Area, Carahoula Recreation Area, Sicily Island

Last Known StatusOpen

Deep woods scenery, tall hill climbs, challenging and steep single track trails, open play areas, deep water crossings plus an 800’ sand drag strip can all be found at this off road park. The park is available by appointment only except during special event days. Camping is permitted and both primitive and water/electric sites are available. There are some bunkhouses available but bring your own sleeping bags. Amenities include restroom and shower facilities.

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Permit RequiredNo
Dates Openavailable by appointment or during special events
Spark ArrestorRecommendedA spark arresting exhaust silencer or end cap is recommended.
Noise Limit
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle Width
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles & Dirt BikesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers Four WheelersProhibited
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTV & SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs & Jeeps (registered)Permitted
Dune Buggy & Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
2 Stroke EnginesNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingNo
AlcoholSome Areaspermitted in camping areas
Rule Enforcement


Approx Size320 acres
Miles Of Trail10
Climate TypeForest
Elevation150 to 200 ft.
Trail MaintenanceUnknown
Loose DirtThis trail has some loose dirt.Some
Hard PackThe trail has some hard pack terrain.Some
MudThe trail has some mud after it rains.Some
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has mostly rocks.Mostly
TreesThe trail has many trees.Many
Steep HillsThis trail has many steep hills.Many
Single TrackThis private land has some single track trails.Some
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has little beginner terrain.Little
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has some intermediate level terrain.Some
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has mostly expert terrain.Mostly
CommentATV riders must wear a helmet and be experienced riders, minors not permitted on ATVs.


AreaMotorized Trails
LandPrivately Owned / Commercial


Gasoline Gasoline5-20 Miles (SE)Short Stop (318) 389-4250
Diesel Diesel5-20 Miles (SE)Short Stop (318) 389-4250
Potable Water WaterOn Site
RV Hookups RV HookupOn Site
RV Dump Station RV Disposal5-20 Miles (N)Turkey Creek Park (318) 724-6064
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn Site
Convenience Store Conv Store5-20 Miles (SE)Short Stop (318) 389-4250


EntryYes ($10.00 per person)
extra riders/passenger fee - $10/person
RidingYes ($40.00 per OHV)
one rig with immediate family members - $50 (spouse and kids under 18)
Tent: $5.00
RV: $25.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
tent sites with electric - $10/night
Commentcash only


Our RatingRatingGood
Recommended Stay1-2 Days
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Nearest CitySicily Island, LA
Address325 Bend Road, Sicily Island, LA 71368
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Trail MapGo To Trail Map
From: Alexandria, LA
1) Take SR-28 east about 35 miles
2) Turn right on US-84, continue 10.4 miles
3) Turn left (north) on SR-124, continue 9.8 miles
4) Turn right on SR-8, continue 8.4 miles
5) Turn left (north) on SR-913, continue 2.3 miles
6) Turn left on gravel road, follow signs to the park.


Contact InfoCatahoula Recreation Club
637 Pine Hill Road
Sicily Island, LA 71368
(318) 389-4450
(318) 729-1538


Catahoula Recreation Club Trail Photo

Catahoula Recreation Club Trail

Photo Submitted 9/16/2019 (Thanks!)

Catahoula Recreation Club Trail Photo

Catahoula Recreation Club Trail

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Catahoula Recreation Club Trail Photo

Catahoula Recreation Club Trail

Photo Submitted 6/23/2012 (Thanks!)

Catahoula Recreation Club Trail Photo

4x4 traversing the water at Catahoula Recreation Club Trail

Photo Submitted 6/23/2012 (Thanks!)

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