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Poche’s RV Park near LaFayette, La., is charming, serene

Poche's RV Park near LaFayette, La., is charming, serene and quiet
  • Editor Rating

  • Rated 3.5 stars
  • 70%


Poche's RV Park is a unique campground located 10 miles northwest of Lafayette, Louisiana. Situated on 85 acres, this sprawling campground's 88 RV sites border catfish ponds and are easy to maneuver into.

Charming and serene, the first thing many guests notice about this rural park is its obvious lack of road noise.

Poche's RV Park is affiliated with Poche's Meat Market and Restaurant. Located just 2 miles down the road, it features fabulous Cajun cooking. Be sure to pick up a lunch menu from the campground office, and maybe even check them out for dinner. The evening menu is limited, but the food no less fabulous for it. Their specialty meats are famous, and are served in multiple restaurants in the area.

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  • One way roads through park guarantee ease in flow of traffic
  • Campers are free to choose the site that appeals to them most
  • Big rig friendly
  • Sites have both 30- and 50-amp receptacles
  • Nearly all sites have level, paved parking pads
  • Each site has their own well maintained yard area
  • Campfires are permitted at sites where fire rings are provided
  • Campground has three pull-through sites, remaining sites are back-in
  • Sites back up to catfish ponds
  • Fishing in the park’s five private, stocked ponds is free for registered guests. No Louisiana fishing license is required
  • Campground has a fish cleaning station with running water
  • Small laundry room on site with four washers and four dryers — cost is $1 to $1.25 per wash or dry
  • Campground has a small, seasonal pool
  • Inviting activity center boasts free Wi-Fi, houses a commercial kitchen for campground activities, and has clean and convenient restrooms
  • The activity center is built over the water of one of the fish ponds and has a full wrap around deck that is perfect for lounging on or fishing
  • Convenient location just 5 miles off of I-10, and an easy drive into Lafayette
  • The park has seven cabins available for rent


  • $5 per night extra person fees for more than two people per site
  • $10 flat fee for golf cart usage during your stay (this is to use your own personal cart, this is not for a rental)
  • No public showers; there are “pool showers,” but they offer no privacy or heated water
  • Not all sites have picnic tables and fire rings. These are not to be moved, so take that into consideration when choosing a site.

About Dana Ticknor

Dana Ticknor and her husband, along with their tribe of 8 gypsy kids (they also have 4 more grown and flown) have been calling the road home for seven years. Traveling with a highly modified toy hauler, their passions are discovering local history and culture, as well as volunteering with disaster relief efforts across the country. You can follow their journey at OurTravelingTribe.com, where they write about fulltime RVing and the family friendly destinations they discover during their travels.

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