The campground at Fontainebleau State Park is large and spacious with options to suit any camper's need, and it sits walking distance from most of the park's features.
Fontainebleau State Park sits on 28,000 acres of land that once housed a sugar plantation built in the early 1800s by Bernard de Marigny de Mandeville. Areas of interest include hiking trails, wildlife viewing, large grass and pavilion picnic areas, a pier on the shore of Lake Pontchartrain, and water and park playground areas. The campground is a short walk away from the main park and set in an isolated area that isn't visited by day use park users.
With 143 total sites at this large campground, there are quite a few options for campers, including group camping sites, primitive tent sites, RV sites with a range of amenities that can include water, electrical and sewage hookups, and luxury rental cabins that sit over Lake Pontchartrain with waterside platforms for wading or launching watercraft.
Prices for sites vary from about $18 per night for primitive tent camp sites to $20 to $33 for RV sites depending on the amenities desired and the day and season. Group cabins rent for $150 to $220 nightly depending on night and season. More park information and price explanation can be found at the state park website.
Note that pets must be leashed, stays are limited to 14 days maximum, and quiet hours are in effect between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
With year-round hunting, fishing, and countless other opportunities for outdoor recreation, it is easy to see why Louisiana's nickname is "Sportsman's Paradise.” Sure, that’s a lot to live up to. But with thousands of hiking and biking trails, beautiful State Parks, and one of the largest game preserves in the United States, Louisiana is the ultimate playground for all outdoorsmen. Our vast expanse of coastal wetlands and countless birding trails make our state a habitat for many rare and endangered species and a natural paradise for bird watchers as well. Come step into the wild outdoors of Louisiana.