Cypress Black Bayou in Benton, LA is a full service recreation area that includes swimming, camping, cabins for rent, fishing piers, a zoo and much more. COME VISIT US!
Starting Friday, November 1st, 2019, the beach area will be closed for the winter. Thank you!
Boating on Cypress and Black Bayou must always be carried out in a COUNTERCLOCKWISE fashion. That is port-side, meaning that the shore is to your right. PLEASE use extra caution on Black Bayou because the lake is narrower.
Visiting Cypress Park
Address: 135 Cypress Park Drive, Benton La 71006
Park Hours: Monday-Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (We lock the entrance gate up to 15 minutes prior to closing)**Hours are subject to change without notice
Beach Hours:Open Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Marina Hours: Wednesday-Sunday 10:00 am-6:00 pm(If the park has closed for the evening, you can still access the Marina from Cypress Lake)
Come in and try the famous Reynold's Burger from Mr. Roland Owens, formerly of Reynold's Grocery 2, as well as other cooked items, cold cut sandwiches, snacks, and drinks!Or you can call (318) 706-3282 to place your order.Click here for menu. Gasoline is also available for purchase.
Entry Fee: $4.00/person/day (children 5 & under are free)
Boat Launch Fee: $4.00/day
*All vehicle operators are required to present a valid driver's license at the gate in order to gain entry*
*Due to the Nature Center on site being part of the Bossier Parish School System, the entire park is a Drug Free and Gun Free school zone*
2019 Boat Stickers
Our 2019 Boat Stickers can be purchased at the Front Gate office. Both Cypress and Black Bayou require the current year's sticker.