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Monday – Sunday: 8am to 5pm
Louisiana is a four-season outdoor paradise
Bienvenue! Welcome to Barksdale AFB, tip of the spear, and steward to 18,000 pristine acres of trails, woods, lakes, bayous and swamp. Where you will find the wild in wildlife, quietly tucked away, but just minutes from a bustling metroplex with the finest in Cajun cuisine, shopping, entertainment, and gaming.
Ark-La-Tex living is a hub for great daytrips. Our unique location makes for diverse destinations only a short drive away. Cosmopolitan Dallas/Ft. Worth, the Ozark Mountain foothills, historic Vicksburg Civil War battlegrounds or the Tabasco Plantation at Avery Island are all within a 3-hour drive. However, don’t feel as if you need to leave! Minutes from FamCamp you will find a beautiful life-guard protected seasonal pool, hiking, biking, fishing, and hunting. Be sure to check out the Rod and Gun Club for trap, skeet, and sporting clays. You will also find an archery range, and beautiful park areas, and playgrounds.
Enjoy RV campsites and furnished recreational lodging units in the natural, Louisiana bayou setting of the base’s east reservation, a wildlife-managed, wooded area just off Range Road.
Recreational Lodging consists of eighteen, fully furnished mobile. Homes feature 2, 3, and 4 bedrooms, a fully appointed kitchen, comfortable living and dining areas, and laundry – all in a peaceful camp setting. Pets are welcome. All units are non-smoking.
Sites and Amenities Include:
- Sixty-two sites available for camping trailers from seven to forty-five feet
- Each site has 50/30/20 amp power, water, and sewer connections
- Free Wi-Fi
- Two bath houses
- Laundry facilities
- Primitive tent camping is available near the Clubhouse
- Clubhouse features a spacious area with a fireplace, television, and Wi-Fi
- Convenience Store located within 1.5 miles
Within minutes of a short drive, you will find the Base Exchange, conveniently located Express convenience stores, a hospital, a commissary, the SrA Bryan Bell Fitness Center, and a variety of eateries.
Primitive Tent Camping:
$4 per night
RV Camp Sites:
$22 per night
$145 per week
$575 per month
Recreational lodging units must be reserved three months in advance. The reservation fee is one night’s stay payable at the time of the reservation.
2 Bedroom/1 Bath $80 per night
3 Bedroom/2 Bath $90 per night
DV (o-5 & above) $110 per night
$10 per day, up to $50
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Rules make for Happy Campers
The rules and policies of the Barksdale AFB FAMCAMP are in place for the protection of guests, personnel, and property. Any guest violating these rules and policies may be asked to correct their behavior and/or vacate the property at the discretion of camp personnel. All guest stays are at the courtesy and discretion of the 2 FSS Commander. Guest stays may not exceed 180 days.
THE SPEED LIMIT WITHIN THE PARK IS 5 MPH. This begins upon exiting Range Road and includes the park and campground. Ensure all drivers within your party understand the speed limit rules.
No fires or barbeques are allowed within 25 feet of any structure including Recreational Lodging Units. Open campfires are permitted under direct adult supervision and contained in a fire pit. Fires are not permitted during Burn Bans. Guests may be asked to extinguish fires at the discretion of camp personnel.
DO NOT park on grass. Ask us for additional parking for guests or extra POVs.
Trees and wildlife in FamCamp must not be disturbed for any reason.
Do not feed the alligators and make sure to keep all pets and children away from the edge of the Bayou.
Firearms may not be discharged within the FAMCAMP. Firearms must be properly secured and adhere to Air Force Policies. Refer to DAFI 31-101 https://www.barksdale.af.mil/News/Article/1701118/barksdale-updates-handgun-policy/
Adverse Weather Policy
FAMCAMP guests are subject to Barksdale AFB weather protocols.
No fires or barbeques are allowed within twenty-five feet of any structure including Recreational Lodging Units. Open campfires are permitted under direct adult supervision and contained in a fire pit. Fires are not permitted during Burn Bans. Guests may be asked to extinguish fires at the discretion of camp personnel.
Gray Water Policy
A dump station is provided for guests. Under no circumstances will gray water be dumped on the ground in any FAMCAMP area or any place on Barksdale AFB. Violating this policy will result in a fine.
Air Force rules restrict smoking to designated areas only. Smoking is NOT permitted in any building owned by the Air Force. This includes ALL Recreational Lodging Units.
Please do not remove hose bib (back flow pressure relief) from faucets. If you need them removed, please let us know.
Pets may not be outside unaccompanied, must be kept under control, and on a leash at all times. Pet waste must be picked up by the owner promptly.
FamCamp may not be used as a storage facility. Extra recreational vehicles including boats, ATV’s, trailers, etc. must be stored at the Barksdale Air Force Base Storage Lot.