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The Sam Houston Jones State Park is a state park and recreation area in Lake Charles, Louisiana. It was originally named for Sam Houston who was a Texas folk hero who traveled to Louisiana in the 1800s. Its name was later changed for the state?s 37th governor, Sam Houston Jones, for his role in creating the park.

Established in 1944, the Sam Houston Jones State Park is rich in wildlife, thanks to its natural state. It covers 1087 acres and is home to various natural habitats like lagoons and hardwood forests. For recreation, birding is the most popular activity to enjoy around here, mostly due to its proximity to the most productive birding region in the state. Folks can also enjoy hiking, boating, camping, and picnicking at the site.
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