Lt. Gov. Landrieu Breaks Ground on Louisiana's Newest State Park -- 03/04/2008
Office of State ParksFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 4, 2008
LT. GOV. LANDRIEU BREAKS GROUND ON LOUISIANA'S NEWEST STATE PARK
$16.9 million project to bring jobs, recreation to Washington Parish
Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu will join State Parks and elected officials to break ground on Louisiana's newest State Park, at Bogue Chitto in Washington Parish. Park facilities will include an entrance station, a visitor center, upland cabins that overlook a 200 foot bluff, day use facilities (beach pavilions, canoe launch, amphitheater, play arrears, interactive water features, and viewing decks), bottomland and upland RV camping, a group camp (1 Lodging Building, amphitheater, and play area), and over 7 miles of equestrian trails. The park is expected to be complete by late 2009.
WHEN: 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 6, 2008
WHERE: Bogue Chitto State Park, off LA Hwy. 25 in Washington Parish, approx. 10 miles south of Franklinton.
WHO: The following have been invited to attend: