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Lake Bruin Campground

Lake Bruin Campground near St. Joseph, Louisiana, is a family and pet-friendly RV park situated right on the shore of Lake Bruin. Here you can walk to the beach, go boating, or engage in any other activity you enjoy. Anglers have access to a well-stocked bass population, and hikers can enjoy numerous trails; there are restrooms and campfires are allowed. Individual campsites have full or partial hookups, and some of the sites can be booked in advance while others are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Whether you want to book ahead or book on your arrival, Lake Bruin Campground has you covered.Once you're settled into your campsite at Lake Bruin Campground and want to expand beyond the park, St. Joseph is only a few minutes away. Here you can stock up on supplies or eat out and let someone else do the cooking. There are gas stations, grocery stores, and a number of churches scattered throughout the town. If you need to get your shopping fix taken care of, there are stores where you can browse for knick-knacks and see what catches your eye or take a stroll along the streets where you can catch a birds-eye view of the ponds to the town's east.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Book one of the RV rentals in Tensas Parish and begin your adventure by heading towards Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge, where you can try to spot the resident wildlife that includes Louisiana black bears, raccoons, alligators, and many others. Hunting and fishing are allowed within the park, as are paddling the rivers and hiking on the trail boardwalks, which provide access while protecting the flowers and plant life from being impacted. On your trek, you will encounter an observation tower that looks out over the park's cooperative farming program.Boeuf Wildlife Management Area is bordered on the east by the Boeuf River and has numerous lakes and bayous; the area is prone to flooding, making it difficult to go hiking, but the persistent waters make it an excellent habitat for shorebirds, wading birds, and waterfowl. It also makes Boeuf an ideal location for bird and wildlife observation and nature photography. There are a few short trails where you can hike, several of them following the paths of pipelines that pass through the area.Kisatchie National Forest is slightly farther out from Lake Bruin, so if you decide to explore this area while camping at Lake Bruin Campground, you should plan on making it a day trip. The area is popular with hunters and anglers, but there are many other activities you can also enjoy in this forest, such as canoeing and kayaking, hiking and mountain biking, or camping out (primitive camping). A day trip here also gives you a chance to take your St. Joseph RV rental out on the open road, offering a chance to take in more of the region's unique scenery.

Exploring The Area

After a day of trekking and fresh air, no one will blame you if you decide to head into one of the many urban centers to reward yourself (you have earned it, after all). Winnsboro has a reasonable number of restaurants for its small size, and there is a good balance of commercial chain establishments and privately owned eateries. Most of them serve the traditional American foods without any surprises, but the quality and portions are both good.Ferriday is about 35 miles south when you're RV camping at Lake Bruin Campground. It's also a small town, but it has a few museums, one of them dedicated to 1950's musician Jerry Lee Lewis, and another focusing on music that originated from the Delta region and including country, rock 'n' roll, and other musical genres. Staff at this museum can provide all kinds of interesting facts about the musicians and relate personal stories and anecdotes about them all. Another must-see attraction is a modern-day working cotton plantation with historic buildings and tours explaining the operation and the history behind it. Ferriday's restaurant scene is extensive with a long list of establishments and cuisines, including Italian and Mexican venues, Cajun, seafood, cafes and bakeries, and more. Most of the restaurants are reasonably priced and put out food that isn't fancy but is tasty and well prepared using fresh local ingredients.The northeastern region of Louisiana features a diverse blend of natural and historical attractions, with lots of culture in between. Book a travel trailer rental near Lake Bruin Campground and start planning your next adventure.


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All towables

Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.