Sam Houston Jones State Park encompasses 1,087 acres that has been kept in a natural state, with an abundant of wildlife. Treefilled lagoons and a mixed pine and hardwood forest combine to create a unique natural environment. The park is located just north of the most productive birding region of Louisiana. The bird watching is always excellent, but at certain times of year, nearly 200 species of birds can be seen at or within 30 miles of the site. The numerous waterways in this area make water sports a natural highlight at the park. Two boat launches are conveniently located on the West Fork of the Calcasieu River, providing access to the Gulf of Mexico, only a few miles away. There are also 3 hiking trails that wind through the park.Sam Houston Jones State Park Campground has 62 single-family (mixed-used) campsites. There are 42 sites with water and electrical hookups, 20 premium pull-through sites with water and electrical hookups and 19 tent-only campsites. There are also 12 cabins available to rent. Each campsite has a table, fire ring and grill. Amenities & Services BBQ Grills Beach Biking Bird Watching Boating / Ramps Canoeing / Kayaking Campsite Tables Drinking Water Equipment Rentals Fire Rings Firewood Available Fishing Hookups: Yes Hiking Historic Sites Lake Pets: OK Restrooms (flush toilets) River Swimming Visitor Center Wildlife Watching Season: Year round. Sam Houston Jones State Park Campground Best Campsites: 10, 17, 21, 23, 27, 33, 43, 44, 47 Location – Directions Sam Houston Jones State Park 17 Sutherland Road Lake Charles, LA 70611 337-855-2665 From I-10 westbound at Lake Charles, take LA 171 north toward Deridder. Turn west onto LA 378, then north (right) onto Sam Houston Jones Parkway. From I-10 eastbound, take LA 378 east then north (left) onto Sam Houston Jones Parkway.