Snow Birds

Looking for a winter camping destination that is central to some of the best areas of the southern US? Then look no further! Gator Grounds is located in Bunkie Louisiana and while we offer a small town, quiet camping experience, we also offer big city camping amenities and a location that you just can’t beat!

Gator Grounds’ winter campers enjoy almost our entire range of amenities, with our outdoor water park being closed November-March. Winter campers can enjoy our indoor swimming area, stocked fishing ponds, golf course, outdoor movie theater (winter showings based on park occupancy and temperature), Bar (21 & over), Gator Grill, playground, and more! Those winter campers staying with us for a week or longer can enjoy FREE GOLF for the duration of their stay (Wed-Sun)! Unlike some of the other water parks in the area, our amenities are only open to our campers and park members so there is no fear of large or unruly crowds.

Our park is located a short drive away from some of the south’s best tourist destinations:

Paragon Casino Resort – 20 Minutes
Kent House Plantation – 45 Minutes
Baton Rouge – 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Tanger Outlets at Gonzales – 2 Hours
New Orleans – 2 Hours 45 Minutes
Casinos of Gulf Port, MS – 3 Hours 30 Minutes
Houston, TX – 4 Hours
Johnson Space Center – 4 Hours 15 Minutes
Broken Bow, OK – 5 Hours
Dallas, TX – 5 Hours
Great Wolf Lodge – 5 Hours 20 Minutes
Hot Springs, AR – 5 Hours 30 Minutes

Depending on the time of your stay you will also be a short drive away from some of Louisiana’s best fairs and festivals! If staying with us between November and March you can experience:

Louisiana State Fair – October 24 – November 10th
Louisiana Pecan Festival – November 1st – 3rd
Atchafalaya Basin Festival – November 9th
Natchitoches Christmas Festival – November 23rd – January 6th
Louisiana  Fur and Wildlife Festival – January 9th – 11th
New Orleans King Cake Festival – January 26th
Church Point Courir de Mardi Gras – February 22nd – 23rd

Looking to stay around the park for entertainment?

Gator Grounds Thanksgiving –  November 28th – 30th
1st Annual ‘Que in the New Year, BBQ Competition – December 27th – 28th
Gator Grounds Mardi Gras – February 21st – 23rd

We are currently offering a winter special for all those staying a week or more in November – March. Enjoy all of our amenities and FREE GOLF for just $300 a week or $600 a month! This is a deal that you just can’t beat! To take advantage of this deal you must book over the phone at (318) 295-4030. Our online system will not offer this discount, but we do suggest using our ‘Reservations’ link to view our park map for trip planning.

Interested in learning more about winter camping here at Gator Grounds?

Use the ‘Contact Us’ tab at the top of our site to request a “Snow Bird Brochure” in the mail! You can also instantly download a digital copy of the brochure using the link  below. Have more questions? You can use that same contact form to get more information about the park or the surrounding areas! We can’t wait to see you here at Gator Grounds!

Brochure instant download:

2019 Snow Bird Brochure

Park Map

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