Lake Claiborne

Louisiana

7Listings$40K-$550K$2MTotal Value
Lake Claiborne, Louisiana

Lake Claiborne real estate is a small market for lake homes and land in Louisiana.

  • 39Mi. of Shoreline
  • 16Avg. Depth
  • 36Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
  • Dam Name
    Claiborne Lock and Dam
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    6,500
  • Schedule
    March-October
Marinas
(318) 927-6536
775 Peterson Rd
Homer, LA 71040
Golf Courses
Homer Country Club
(318) 927-9502
193 Country Club Dr
Homer, LA 71040
Campgrounds
(318) 927-2976
225 State Park Rd
Homer, LA 71040
  • Counties: Claiborne Parish
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Striped Bass, Walleye
  • Condos available (No)
  • Interesting facts: Lake Claiborne used to be called Claiborne Lock and Dam.
  • History: Danny Roy Moore brought up the idea of having a lake in Claiborne Parish. It was well received and was started on in 1967. It was finished by the United States Army Corps of Engineers in 1970. It was called Claiborne Lock and Dam.
  • Landmarks: Lake Claiborne State Park
  • Houseboats are allowed.
Hospitals
(318) 927-2024
620 E College St
Homer, LA 71040
Airports
Shreveport Regional Airport
5103 Hollywood Ave, Shreveport, LA 71109
64 miles away
Homer Municipal Airport
Homer, LA 71040
11 miles away
About Lake Claiborne
Convenient to Arizona, Louisiana

Lake Claiborne is located in the northern region of Louisiana in Claiborne Parish. It is 14 miles from Arizona, Louisiana, and just minutes from Louisiana Highway 146 and Highway 2.

The lake is known for its stunning scenery and covers 6,500 acres with 39 miles of shoreline. Lake Claiborne reaches maximum depths of 36 feet, and its average depth is 16 feet.

Lake Recreation

Popular activities on Lake Claiborne include camping, hiking, golfing, and fishing.

Lake Claiborne is famous for fishing and is especially well-known for a healthy largemouth and smallmouth bass population. Other fish that can be caught, depending on the season, are black crappie, channel catfish, and walleye.

Lake Claiborne State Park sits on the southern tip of the lake and offers recreational opportunities for all outdoorsmen levels. There are 87 campsites with water and electricity, picnic tables, and barbeque grills. There are even vacation cabins if you like the feel of modern amenities.

Head to Shreveport

If you want to spend a night in the city, you can drive just a few minutes west of the city of Shreveport.

Visit the R.W. Norton Art Gallery houses over 400 paintings with collections spanning more than four millennia. You can also enjoy the attached botanical gardens, which cover 40 acres of landscaped grounds.

Next, you can tour the Shreveport Aquarium near the Texas Street Bridge. It has 3,000 animals within its beautifully built underwater habitats.

The city also has excellent options for food, drinks, and entertainment.

Find Your Next Hobby

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