Getting to Indian Creek
Directions and admission information
LDAF's Indian Creek Recreation Area is located within the Alexander State Forest between I-49 and US Hwy 165 in central Rapides Parish. You can access the area 24 hours a day. Handicap parking is available.
100 Camp Ground Road Woodworth, LA 71485
A day pass to the area is $7 per vehicle. (cash or debit/credit card)
After posted hours, gate entry requires a credit/debit card or a passcode provided by the office.
Veterans can receive 50% off their day pass. Disabled veterans can get free entry. You must provide proper picture identification. To get a special veteran entrance permit, contact the Louisiana Department of Veterans’ Affairs office in the parish where you reside.
Enjoy the scenery and wildlife, including beautiful lake views
Hike or bike on natural trails
Have a picnic
Swim in the lake
Launch a boat
Go jet skiing or tubing
Fish from a boat or the banks of the lake (small perch, panfish)
Visit RV campsites or primitive areas
Attend an event
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3 beach areas
4 bath houses
Boat, canoe, and lifejacket rentals
Over 100 campsites
Covered pavilions (available for rental)
If you’re planning to stay a few nights, groceries are available within a couple of miles.
Rules and regulations
Pets are allowed but must be on a leash.
Campers can use golf carts during their stay, but must register them with the main office.
Quiet hours are 10pm - 7am.
No metal detectors.
No littering, including cigarette butts; dispose of litter in trash bins. Dumpsters are centrally located on Azalea Trail.
Dispose of sewerage and water from an RV or camper at one of the 2 dump stations. Don’t dispose of other waste in the dump station.
Be aware you’re in a forest and use caution. You might run across poisonous snakes, alligators, raccoons, black bears, snapping turtles, and other animals that could potentially harm you if they feel threatened.
Don’t bring or use chainsaws, and don’t burn pallets. You can easily find firewood throughout the site.
On campsites, registered visitors are responsible for all visitors at their site.