Caddo Parish Parks & Recreation

Providing quality of life and leisure services to Caddo Parish citizens and visitors

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Morning Nature Hike

Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park 8012 Blanchard Furrh Road, Shreveport, LA

Do you have an interest in photography but don’t know where to start? Maybe you are a pro and have all the gear you could hope to have but want new places to check out. Or do you just want to look for wildlife and enjoy nature early in the morning? Join Park Naturalist Dillon Soderstrom, nature enthusiasts, shutterbugs and ...

Quiet Hike

Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park 8012 Blanchard Furrh Road, Shreveport, LA

Join Park Naturalist, Joe Drane, in an enchanting hike down a trial emphasizing nature around you. After the introduction, there will be no more verbal ques through the slow-paced hike until a short break in the middle and the end where there will be option for discussing what you saw and felt along the way. This is a wonderful opportunity ...

Recurring Event Nature Storytime

Nature Storytime

Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park 8012 Blanchard Furrh Road, Shreveport, LA

Join Park Naturalists for nature storytime on the second Thursday of each month. Children will explore a different nature topic through stories, songs, games, crafts, nature walks, and close encounters with live animals. Geared toward ages 5 and under. Program held both indoors and out, dress for the weather. December 8: Dear Deer January 12: Winter in the Forest February ...

Youth Baseball Skills and Drills Clinic

Captain Shreve High School 6115 East Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA

This clinic will offer an opportunity for youth players ages 4-14, to participate in fundamental skills and drills covering selected areas of the game. Instruction will be provided by Captain Shreve High School baseball coaching staff and their players. Players are encouraged to bring their own glove. Pre-registration is encouraged! Used this link https://forms.gle/VXF1tUuRzrDns3gt5 .  For more information contact Mary ...

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The Parish of Caddo Department of Parks and Recreation is responsible for providing quality of life/leisure services to Caddo Parish citizens and visitors. The department maintains 16 sites throughout the Parish that include boat launches, ball fields, RV campground, multi-use trails, playgrounds and a nature center featuring a staffed visitor center with exhibits and live animals.
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The department also offers a wide variety of programming, including educational nature programs, athletics, health & wellness activities, festivals and special events, outdoor recreation, and assists local municipalities with festival, events, and park development.
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Please join Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation for Walking Wednesday. Just pick a time that you want to take a walk during the day. If you have a smart watch or phone, you can record your daily steps/miles. Join our walking group and let's get moving.

On February 1, 2023, Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation is offering a 100 miles Walking Challenge for the month of February. Which is Heart Health Month. Just walk, record and share your journey with Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation on our Facebook page or at mmurphy@caddo.org. Caddo Parks will giveaway Fitness Goodie Bags to the winners of the challenge. For additional information contact Mary Murphy at 318-220-6284 or mmurhy@caddo.org. Let's go for a walk!
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Please join Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation for Walking Wednesday.  Just pick a time that you want to take a walk during the day.  If you have a smart watch or phone, you can record your daily steps/miles.  Join our walking group and lets get moving.  

On February 1, 2023, Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation is offering a 100 miles Walking Challenge for the month of February.  Which is Heart Health Month.  Just walk, record and share your journey with Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation on our Facebook page or at mmurphy@caddo.org.  Caddo Parks will giveaway Fitness Goodie Bags to the winners of the challenge.  For additional information contact Mary Murphy at 318-220-6284 or mmurhy@caddo.org.  Lets go for a walk!
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Live owl encounters, guided night hikes, games, presentations, and lots more at the 18th Annual Owl Night!
Check caddoparks.org for more info. Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park on Saturday, February 11, 5pm-9pm.
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Pull up a chair, grab a hot glue gun, and spend the afternoon crafting heirloom ornaments from natural and recycled materials with us on Saturday, December 10 from 1-4pm. Of course, we'll have hot chocolate and cookies to keep your creativity fueled too!
All ages. Free.
Stop by anytime during event hours, no need to register.
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From fun and festive to healthy and wholesome, Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation has a great line-up of Winter Programs scheduled! Head over to caddoparks.org for the whole lineup! ...

We are counting down the minutes until Christmas on Caddo, happening this weekend, Saturday, December 3 at Earl G. Williamson Park on Highway 1 in Oil City!! Festival starts at 3:30pm. Fireworks start at 6:30pm. ...

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Live owl encounters, guided night hikes, games, presentations, and lots more at the 18th Annual Owl Night!
Check http://caddoparks.org for more info. Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park on Saturday, February 11, 5pm-9pm. https://www.instagram.com/p/CnhcZYJJiv0/?igshid=YTgzYjQ4ZTY=

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From fun and festive to healthy and wholesome, Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation has a great line-up of Winter Programs scheduled! Head over to http://caddoparks.org for the whole lineup! @ Shreveport, Louisiana https://www.instagram.com/p/Cl15bmTv8rk/?igshid=YTgzYjQ4ZTY=