Jimmie Davis State Park
Located on a peninsula on Caney Lake, Jimmie Davis State Park offers two boat launches and a fishing pier for sportsmen looking for a prime freshwater fishing spot. There are no canoe rentals in the park, but you can bring your own and use the boat launch to enjoy the calm water and gorgeous scenery. The lake, which was created by damming Caney Creek in 1986, also is popular for motorized boating and water skiing. Overnight accommodations are available. Jimmie Davis State Park is located at 1209 State Park Road, Chatham. From Jonesboro, take Highway 4 east 12.8 miles to Lakeshore Drive, which leads to State Road 1209, approximately 20 minutes away. For more information see http://www.crt.state.la.us/parks/ijimmiedavis.aspx or call 318-249-2595 or 888-677-2263.