Lake Bruin State Park RV & Campground Guide


Located in scenic east-central Louisiana, approximately half a mile from the Mississippi River, Lake Bruin State Park is the perfect place for fantastic fishing and waterskiing adventures. With over 3,000 acres of water surface, you'll have plenty of room to pursue your favorite aquatic activities. The park is located near St. Joseph and Monroe, making it a favorite spot among locals and campers as well. Apart from being a recreational center, Lake Bruin is also a fascinating place geologists often choose to study.

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Spring 46-69 F
Summer 74-93 F
Fall 64-89 F
Winter 39-56 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Lake Bruin State Park

Camping is one of the best ways to explore and have fun during a vacation, and doing so in an RV offers a modern form of discovering the fantastic things nature and wildlife has to offer. Through RVshare, you can secure an RV that best suits the needs of your trip. By providing rental insurance coverage and 24/7 roadside assistance, RVshare helps you get the most out of your RV camping.

Lake Bruin Campground

Located around Lake Bruin, one of Louisiana's freshwater bodies, Lake Bruin Campground is the place to be for a series of fun lake activities. If you don't have a boat, the site has flat-bottom boats that you can rent, and they also come with life jackets and two paddles. Here, you'll also be treated to hiking trails as you enjoy the scenic view of the lake. Some of the amenities in Lake Bruin Campground include campfires, modern bathhouses and picnic tables. Plus, they allow pets in the area, so you won't have to leave your playful friend behind.

Riverview RV Park

Located on the banks of the Mississippi River, Riverview RV Park is home to the Vidalia Campgrounds. The area offers opportunities for fishing, hunting and touring one of the many Antebellum homes. You can also relax at the picnic sites while watching the paddle boats go by. Take in the southern hospitality, cuisine, festivals and serene beauty of the region. They've got furnished cottages, Wi-Fi, primitive camping, a clubhouse, a playground, a hot tub and a concrete path on the riverfront.

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What to Do at
Lake Bruin State Park

Inside Lake Bruin State Park

Taking a trip to Lake Bruin State Park presents you with various ways to enjoy the beauty of Lake Bruin. Bring your canoe or rent a boat at the park to get a clear glimpse of massive cypress trees as you fish for bass. Back at the campsite, there's a water park for the kids that's perfect for cooling off, and the many barbecue grills and picnic tables and pavilions make it easy for you to enjoy an evening meal whatever the weather. 

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How to Get to
Lake Bruin State Park

From US 65, take LA 128 east and travel towards LA 605 north. Then proceed to LA 604, and you'll only be a few miles from the park entrance.

Entering Lake Bruin State Park

Lake Bruin State Park Per vehicle (1-4 adults) : $3.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Lake Bruin State Park

What is the climate of Lake Bruin State Park?

Lake Bruin State Park is quite warm and humid. There's regular rainfall throughout the year, and it regularly gets as hot as 93 degrees during summer. During winter, the temperatures usually range from 36 to 62 degrees.

What is the best time of year to visit Lake Bruin State Park?

Unless you have a high tolerance for hot, muggy weather, you should visit Lake Bruin State Park during spring or autumn as opposed to summer. It will still be warm and balmy, but it should be relatively comfortable.

Are pets allowed at Lake Bruin State Park?

Pets are allowed in the park. However, they're not permitted in any buildings, including cabins and lodges. All pets in the park need to be on leashes and kept under control at all times.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Lake Bruin State Park?

Lake Bruin State Park is most known for its population of alligators. The area is also a good place to spot many types of birds, including great blue herons, Canada geese, great horned owls, belted kingfishers, and numerous others.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Lake Bruin State Park?

The campground at Lake Bruin State Park has 48 RV campsites located near the water. All of the RV sites feature water and electrical hookups as well as several other amenities.