Development and Recreational Potential in Central Louisiana
Located in central Louisiana and adjoining Kisatchie National Forest on two side’s lies these 39.922 acres of mostly wooded recreational property that are just waiting to be discovered by the right outdoor person. This rectangular shaped property adjoins Mills Creek on a third side and a hard surfaced parish road on the forth side, Boy Scout Road. There is electricity on the property and a community water system that can be tapped into along Boy Scout Road in front of the property. If you would rather have your own water well it should be no problem getting good water here.
Mills Creek runs along this property’s northern boundary and is fed by Artesian springs. The creek flows all year round with clear spring water. The beaches along the creek are of white sand and the fishing in the creek is good. There is one small pond already on the property. The eastern and southern boundaries of the property adjoin Kisatchie National Forest.
Kisatchie National Forest is 604,000 acres branching out into 7 Louisiana parishes. The forest is made up of mostly rolling hills covered in pine trees with hardwood bottoms and flowing creeks. Already established in this part of Kisatchie National Forest are hundreds of miles of trails for riding horseback, motor dirt bikes, 4 wheelers, bicycling and hiking. There are trails in place leaving the 39.922 acres that go onto these National Forest trails. This selling property has good deer, turkey, hog, squirrel and dove hunting.
The dirt in this area of Louisiana is mostly a sandy mix of various soils. The same as which attracts horse owners to some of the well know horse ranch areas of Texas and Florida. The soil here is perfect for the hooves of horses. The soil as well as the endless miles of trails is what have brought many horse owners to the vicinity of these 39.922 acres.
Regardless of your outdoor recreational hobbies this land and the area should be able to meet your wishes. If you are looking for a place to build your dream home there is at least one great building site here.
LOCATION and ACCESS:
Access to this 39.922-acre property is very easy. It is just a few miles off Interstate 49 near the town of Forest Hill, Louisiana. The property has frontage on a hard surface parish road, Boy Scout Road. Alexandria, the hub of Louisiana, is less than 15 miles to the north.
Kisatchie National Forest adjoins these 39.922 acres on two sides and the national forest has hundreds of miles of recreational trails just out the back gate of this property. The Forest Hill area has over 250 nurseries growing an endless list of flowers, shrubs and trees. The town boasts as being the Nursery Capital of the South. There are many nurseries located here due to the mild climate, good soil and an abundance of good water.
Indian Creek Recreational Area is within 15 minutes, and this public recreational area has a large beautiful 2,250 acre lake with good fishing and boating. There is a public camp ground, boat ramps and white sandy swimming beaches. The lake provides good water skiing, tubing, party barging as well as other boating activates.
Camp Claiborne was established within this part of the Kisatchie National Forest and near these selling acres to train soldiers for combat during World War II. During the war, 500,000 U.S. troops were trained here. Many heroes and famous generals at one time or another during the war were at Camp Claiborne including Eisenhower, Patton, Ridgway, Bradley, McNair, Marshall and Stilwell to just name a few. Soon after the war ended Camp Claiborne was closed and the land was returned to the national forestry system.