Calcasieu Lake

Louisiana

53Listings$20K-$1.4M$11.5MTotal Value
Calcasieu Lake, Louisiana

Calcasieu Lake real estate is a top twenty market for lake homes and land in Louisiana.

There are typically between 50 and 60 properties available in this area at any given time.

Homes for sale near Calcasieu Lake range from less than $100k and $800k approximately, with a total market value of around $11 million.

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  • 79Mi. of Shoreline
  • 3Avg. Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
    National Park (Most)
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    49,152
  • Public Boat Ramps
    4
Marinas
Davis Herbert's Marina
(318) 762-3793
620 Big Lake Street
Lake Charles, LA 70607
Golf Courses
(337) 562-1663
6150 Graywood Parkway
Lake Charles, LA 70605
Public
(337) 477-5511
3350 Country Club Drive
Lake Charles, LA 70605
Public
Campgrounds
(337) 249-8455
407 Channelview Drive
Hackleberry, LA 70645
(337) 762-3185
1230 Main Street
Hackleberry, LA 70645
  • Counties: Cameron Parish
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Houseboats are allowed with restrictions. -- Cannot be used as a primary residence
  • Boating restrictions (No).
  • Dock restrictions (No).
Hospitals
(337) 542-4111
5360 W Creole Hwy
Cameron, LA 70631
Airports
Chennault International Airport
3650 Sen J Bennet Johnston Ave, Lake Charles, LA 70615
35 miles away
Lake Charles Regional Airport
500 Airport Blvd, Lake Charles, LA 70607
28 miles away
About Calcasieu Lake
On the Shores of the Gulf of Mexico

Also known as Big Lake to locals, Calcasieu Lake is a massive body of water located in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. It covers an area of almost 50,000 acres and features 80 miles of shoreline.

Calcasieu Lake is located within a 30 minutes drive to the famous Lake Charles township. For beachgoers, this lake is only minutes from the Gulf of Mexico. Houston is also about an hour's drive from the waterfront.

A Fishing Hub

Calcasieu Lake isn't your usual fishing destination. The water is mostly a salt lake, with water streaming directly from the Gulf of Mexico. This makes the aquatic life found in this lake a variety of salt-life species, including red drum, spotted sea trout, flounder, and different shrimp species. Anglers have commonly reported catching speckled trout that are seven pounds or more.

Boating and More

Given Calcasieu Lake's gigantic size, it is perfect for boating. All types of watercraft are permitted on this lake. Watersports such as water skiing, wakeboarding, canoeing, and kayaking are also popular activities to be enjoyed on this lake. You can even take a swim in the warm water if you are looking to relax.

Visit Houston, Texas

There is plenty of fun to be had while visiting Houston. For an educational experience, visit the Museum of Natural Science, Children's Museum, Space Center Houston, the Downtown Aquarium, or the Museum of Fine Arts. Houston, we do not have a problem with all the fun in this city!

Don't forget to take a walk in the recently renovated, 11.78-acre public park right in the city.

If you need a refreshing beverage, stop by the Saint Arnold Brewing Company, Houston's oldest craft brewery. The brewery does everything from brewing and filtering the beer to kegging and bottling it.

Experience Lake and Oceanside Living

This lake offers all the amenities necessary to experience the authentic Louisiana lifestyle. Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or find a vacation rental, Calcasieu Lake is an excellent choice.