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!
This is a notice to hold a public hearing to amend the 2019 budget. This is also a notice to hold a public hearing to adopt the 2020 budget. These hearings will take place at a special meeting on Monday, December 16, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Nature Center which is located at 135 Cypress Park Drive, Benton, LA 71006.
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:Closed for the season
Marina Hours: Wednesday-Sunday 10:00 am-5:00 pm
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: $5.00/person/day (children 5 & under are free)
Boat Launch Fee: $5.00/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*
2020 Boat Stickers
Our 2020 boat stickers can be purchased at the front gate office. Both Cypress and Black Bayou require the current year's sticker.