Claiborne Multi-Use Trails

AKA: Loran/Claiborne Trailhead CampCamp Claiborne, Kisatchie National Forest, Calcasieu Ranger District, North Loop, Woodworth Loop, Boy Scout Loop, Loran Camp, Ahtus Melder Camp, Evangeline Unit, Clay Pit, Indian Creek, Roaring Creek, Rocky Branch, Bayou Cle

Summary


The Calcasieu Ranger District manages the Claiborne Trail. This trail offers a variety of recreation experiences within the Kisatchie National Forest that is actively managed to restore native environments. The Claiborne Trail is located in south Rapides Parish.  It is where over 500,000 troops trained for WWII and was the 3rd largest city in Louisiana during those war years. The trails are available for ATV, Motorcycle, and Horse use. Hiking and biking are also allowed on Claiborne and Enduro Trails; how

{ Last know status: Closed | Approximate size: Unknown Mile(s) | Last updated: August 25, 2020 }

Terrain Experience Level


Expert
None
Advanced
None
Intermediate
Some
Beginner
Mostly

Terrain


Rhythm Section
Unknown
Roots
Unknown
Mud
Some
Sand
Some
Jumps
Some
Hill Climbs
None
Hard Pack
Mostly
Gravle
Unknown
Large Loose Rocks
Some
Other Hazards
Some

Allowed Vehicles


Motorcycle
Allowed
ATV
Allowed
4x4
Not Allowed
SxS
Allowed
Snowmobile
Unknown

Details


Nearest City

Nearest city to Claiborne Multi-Use Trails is Forest Hill, Louisiana


Google Map

View Forest Hill, LA on Google Maps

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https://www.google.com/maps/place/Forest+Hill%2C+LA

Trail Points

Known points on this trail


Trail Start

Starting point for Claiborne Multi-Use Trails

Spark Arrestor

A spark arrestor or exhaust cap is required

Noise Limit

Limit of: 99 db

Max Vehicle Width

Max Width of: 50 inches

Open Dates

year-round

Fee for riding

$5.00 per rider

Fee for camping

Tent: $7.00, RV: $7.00, Additional vehicle: $0.00 loran campground fee

Fee

$5 per operator for Claiborne Trails, $7 per camp unit at Loran Campground.

OHV Trail Hotline (866) 830-6467

FS

Kisatchie National Forest - Calcasieu Ranger District 9912 Highway 28 West Boyce, LA 71409 (318) 793-9427 (800) 225-9733


www.fs.usda.gov

No Description

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/kisatchie/recreation/ohv/recarea/?recid=34647&actid=93

Forest Service Links


Forest Service Page

No Description

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/kisatchie/recarea/?recid=34647

Directions

From Alexandria, take US Hwy 165 south through Woodworth for 14 miles to La Hwy 112. Turn right on La Hwy 112 and go approximately 3 miles to FS Road #258. Turn right and proceed 1.5 miles to the Loran Trailhead and Campground. From Forest Hill Hwy 112, take Hwy 165 north 2.1 miles. Turn left on Hwy 112 W. Go 2.6 miles. Turn right on FS Road #258 and go 1.4 miles to Loran Trailhead and Campground.

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Trail Information: Loran/Claiborne Trailhead Camp

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The Loran/Claiborne Camp is provided for camping with ATV's and motorcycles. The Claiborne Trails are located in the Old Camp Claiborne where over 500,000 troops trained for World War 2 and was the third largest city in Louisiana during those war years. The trails are available for ATV, motorcycle, and horse use. Hiking and biking are also allowed on the trail; however, they are primarily used for motorized and equestrian rider. The Ahtus Melder Camp is  used by equestrian riders utilizing the Claiborne T

{ Last know status: Closed | Approximate size: Unknown Mile(s) | Last updated: August 25, 2020 }

Terrain Experience Level


Unknown

Terrain


Rhythm Section
Unknown
Roots
Unknown
Mud
Unknown
Sand
Unknown
Jumps
Unknown
Hill Climbs
Unknown
Hard Pack
Unknown
Gravle
Unknown
Large Loose Rocks
Unknown
Other Hazards
Unknown

Allowed Vehicles


Motorcycle
Allowed
ATV
Unknown
4x4
Unknown
SxS
Unknown
Snowmobile
Unknown

Trail Points

Known points on this trail


Trail Start

Starting point for Loran/Claiborne Trailhead Camp

Fee

Overnight Camping Fee: $7 Trail Use Fee:  $5/operator

Forest Service Links


Forest Service Page

No Description

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/kisatchie/recarea/?recid=34645

Directions

The Loran/Claiborne Camp is located off U.S. Highway 165. From Alexandria, take US Hwy 165 South through Woodworth for 14 miles to La Hwy 112. Turn right (west) on LA Hwy 112 and travel 2.6 miles to FS Road 258. Turn right (north) and travel 1.5 miles to the Loran Trailhead and Campground. From Forest Hill, take US Hwy 165 North for 2.1 miles. Turn left (west) on LA Hwy 112 West and travel 2.6 miles. Turn right (north) on FS Road 258 and travel 1.5 miles to the Loran Trailhead and Campground.

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