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Lake Bistineau State Park (2009)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Doyline, Webster Parish, Louisiana, 32.4414209, -93.3845138

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-07-03

Duration: 00:06:41

Subjects: Louisiana. Office of State Parks | Louisiana state parks | Lake Bistineau State Park | Trails | HORSES | TREES | Disc golf | Nature


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Jett, David Interviewee
  • Service, Leonard Interviewee
  • McCalister, Jim Interviewee
  • Pelton, Kevin Interviewee


This segment from the July 3, 2009, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s visit to Lake Bistineau State Park in Webster Parish. Whinham tours the grounds and talks to park manager David Jett about the park’s extensive hiking trails and diverse forest. He also talks to Leonard Service of the Louisiana Off-Road Cycle Organization, park employee Jim McCallister, and disk golfer Kevin Pelton about the park’s mountain biking trails, equestrian trail, and disc golf courses, respectively. This story is a part of the “Louisiana’s Natural Treasures: State Parks” series.