Nantachie Lake

Louisiana

4Listings$115K-$285K$685KTotal Value
Nantachie Lake, Louisiana

Nantachie Lake offers a variety of homes and is limited in inventory in the Louisiana's Alexandria area.

The body of water is convenient to city of Alexandria and Natchitoches.

This waterbody is popular among duck hunters and angler's. It includes a sufficient amount of hunting area and a variety of largemouth bass and crappie.

  • 22Mi. of Shoreline
  • 7Avg. Depth
  • 17Deepest Depth
  • Dam Name
    Nantachie Lake Dam
  • Year Built
    1964
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    1,580
  • Public Boat Ramps
    4
Marinas
Point Place Marina
(318) 352-1707
1209 Patrick Rd
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Golf Courses
Golf Club at Timber Trails
(318) 640-4030
8311 Shreveport Hwy
Pineville, LA 71360
(318) 473-1331
271 Vandenburg Dr
Alexandria, LA 71303
(318) 357-6300
6604 LA-1 Bypass
Natchitoches, LA 71457
(318) 561-0260
2345 Vandenburg Dr
Alexandria, LA 71303
Campgrounds
(318) 628-4664
12319 US-84
Winnfield , LA 71483
Bayou Camp Rd
Provencal, LA 71468
(318) 765-3554
Pollock, LA 71467
  • Counties: Grant Parish
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass
  • Condos available (No)
  • Interesting facts: The lake has two dams
  • Known for: Duck hunting and fishing for largemouth bass and crappie
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Houseboats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
  • Dock restrictions (No).
Hospitals
(318) 214-4200
501 Keyser Ave
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Airports
Alexandria International Airport
1100 Frank Andrews Blvd, Alexandria, LA 71303
35 miles away
Natchitoches Regional Airport
450 Wallenberg Dr, Natchitoches, LA 71457
35 miles away
About Nantachie Lake
Convenient to Alexandria and Natchitoches, Louisiana

Nantachie Lake is located in Grant Parish, just 30 minutes south of Natchitoches and 40 minutes north of Alexandria. The lake covers 1,580 acres with an average depth of seven feet.

What is unique about Nantachie Lake is that it has two dams. The first one was completed in 1964 and stood 37 feet high and has a maximum of 35,500-acre storage. The second dam stands 20 feet and has a maximum storage of 35,500-acre.

The lake has easy access to Highway 71 for frequent travelers or visitors.

Enjoy the Lake

Due to its shallow waters, residents enjoy using Jon boats, canoes, kayaks, and other flat-bottomed boats for navigating Nantachie Lake.

Anglers enjoy Nantachie Lake because its shallow waters make it great for redear sunfish, largemouth bass, bluegill, and crappie.

Four public boat ramps are located on the lake, IP Boat Ramp, Whispering Pines Boat Ramp, Fletcher's Boat Ramp, and Public Boat Ramp.

In addition to its fishing opportunities, Nantachie Lake is known for its duck hunting. Several acres on the north end of the lake that are privately owned are one of the hunting hot spots.

Fun in the Outdoors

Kisatchie National Forest is located east of the lake and offers many opportunities for visitors to enjoy the beautiful natural scenery of Central Louisiana.

There is an opportunity for hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, picnicking, winter sports, nature observing, and more. There are also many spots to park RV's or have a more primitive camping experience.

Visit Alexandria, Louisiana

You can drive just a few miles south to the larger city of Alexandria and enjoy the many amenities that it has to offer.

In addition to dozens of restaurants and bars, the Alexandria Zoological Park is another excellent option right in the city. You can see jaguars, Bengal tigers, lions, and more in the spectacular exhibits.

The Red River also winds through Alexandria and makes a great view once the sun begins to set.

Experience Nature in the Heart of Louisiana

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