NEW ORLEANS, La., May 20, 2011 — Several Louisiana campgrounds are willing and able to accommodate Louisiana residents who need a temporary place to stay as a result of the Mississippi River flood.
“Campgrounds are one place where families can stay until the flood waters recede,” said Sharon Vennen, executive director of the Louisiana Campground Owners Association.
She said several campground operators are willing to accommodate evacuees and some of them are offering discounted rates. These parks include:
L’Acadie Inn and RV Park in Eunice: This park already has some evacuees from the Krotz Springs area.â€¨
Land O Pines Campground in Covingtonâ€¨
Poche Plantation in Conventâ€¨
Silver Creek Campground in Mount Hermon â€¨
Tchefuncte Campground in Folsomâ€¨
Whispering Meadows in Westlakeâ€¨
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in Robertâ€¨
For more information about campgrounds that are willing and able to accommodate people fleeing Louisiana’s floods, please contact Sharon Vennen at (225) 202-0084 or email her at [email protected]
Additional information about Louisiana campgrounds is available at www.campinglouisiana.com. The Louisiana Campground Owners Association is affiliated with the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds, the national voice of the outdoor hospitality industry.