Address 2: Kisatchie National Forest
About: The Valentine Lake Recreation Complex is set in a peaceful and secluded atmosphere. In keeping with the serenity, motorized boating is not allowed. Canoe access is drag or carry from available day-use parking areas. Access can also be made by campers in the campground areas. Valentine Lake is a 46 acre lake in a hardwood and pine setting.
Restrooms: Available in parking area.
Directions: From Alexandria, drive west on Louisiana Highway 28 for 13 miles to Louisiana Highway 121. Turn left (south) on LA 121 and go 1/2 mile to Valentine Lake Road (Forest Road 279) and turn left. Go 1 mile to Forest Road 282 and turn right. Go 1 mile to the campground pay station. The first paved right is to the north shore campground. The second paved right is to the main day-use and group-use areas.