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Celebrate the road to recovery with the official reopening of Sam Houston Jones Park near Lake Charles

Sam Houston Jones State Park near Lake Charles is set to officially reopen following two years of debris removal and renovations. Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser, Louisiana State Parks, and local elected officials will cut the ribbon officially marking a new life for Sam Houston Jones State Park following hurricanes Laura and Delta in 2020.

The ribbon cutting will take place on Wednesday, July 20 at 2 p.m.

Some of the upgrades made at Sam Houston Jones State Park include a 31-site campground with new RV campsites, complete with full sewer and 50-amp electric hookups; 10 new, luxury cabins with granite countertops and screened-in porches, complete with outdoor fireplaces; new trailhead restroom; new 500-foot boardwalk along the Calcasieu River; and four new tent campsites.

Sam Houston Jones State Park is located in Calcasieu Parish, north of Lake Charles. More information about Louisiana State Parks is available at or Facebook.