• Ownership
      Public
    • Water Level
      Full Pool Year Round
    • Counties: Saint Mary Parish, Washington Parish
    • Condos available (No)
    • Landmarks: Desoto National Forest
    • Other notes: Bogalusa Country Club, Museums of Cassidy Park
    Hospitals
    (985) 730-6700
    433 Plaza St
    Bogalusa, LA 70427
    Airports
    Franklinton Airport
    Franklinton, LA 70438
    22 miles away
    Bogalusa Airport
    401 Walker St, Bogalusa, LA 70427
    2 miles away
    About Bateman Lake
    Convenient to Bogalusa, Louisiana

    Bateman Lake is located in the eastern region of Louisiana in Washington Parish. It is two miles from Bogalusa, Louisiana, and just minutes from Highway 10 and Highway 20. It is just a few miles from the Louisiana-Mississippi state border.

    Due to its rural location, Bateman Lake is a perfect getaway from hectic city life. Visitors and residents alike can enjoy relaxing activities in the peaceful environment of Bateman Lake.

    Residents can enjoy fishing for catfish or largemouth bass or explore the winding canals of the Mississippi River.

    Drive to Lake Pontchartrain

    Less than an hour's drive from Bateman Lake is the much larger Lake Pontchartrain, which borders Louisiana's Gulf Coast, which is not much farther south.

    Lake Pontchartrain is the largest lake in Louisiana and encompasses 630 square miles. This lake is technically an estuary because it is open to the Gulf of Mexico and has a mix of salt and freshwater.

    It is the perfect place to observe marine life and birds and catch a variety of fish due to shallow waters. You can even sight dolphins, sharks, and other unique ocean life at times.

    The lake is open to swimming, fishing, boating, and other recreation. It is a great spot to experience big lake living while returning to the tranquility of Bateman Lake.

    If you cross the long driving bridge that connects the northern portion of Louisiana to the southern peninsula, you can be in the exciting city of New Orleans.

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    Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a vacation rental, Bateman Lake is an excellent choice.