Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Lake Bistineau, Lousiana



We loaded up and got moving on April 6th. We did our research on our trip route and headed out. Our directions sometime seemed confusing but as we got closer there were lots of signs so it was really pretty easy.

We arrived at our destination Lake Bistineau in Louisiana, and it was quite a spot. Very scenic with lots of trees, hills, and curves. It was a tight area but Jeff took his time and went slow. We didn't have reservations so we went to find a site and then Jeff went back to pay.

We had a real nice site, #17 it wasn't on the water but across from it, up on a hill. It also had a really big deck to enjoy the view. The weather was great in the 70's. Only gonna be here 2 nights so no plans to do much. We walked some and relaxed some. Getting really good at those. It's nice to take time and enjoy what each park has to offer.  We enjoyed looking at the lake, and just taking in the views. The lake had lots of trees standing in it giving you that swampy feel. There were also more dragonflys here than I've ever seen. The park wasn't crowded at all and everyone here was more than friendly. We could see the water from our spot and a couple of times we could hear the roar of an airboat. We didn't mind actually and we giggled when he started it up. We really liked the feel of this park but boy it wasn't designed for big rigs. That's whats neat about this, if you get somewhere that you are challenged a bit when you drive away you feel like you've accomplished something or at least you come away with a little more knowledge.

Now its onward to the Crater of Diamonds State Park diamond mine!!