Caddo Parish Parks & Recreation

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

Our Mission:

The Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department is committed to providing quality facilities, recreational programs, and other leisure time activities for the enjoyment, health, and benefit of the residents of Caddo Parish. In carrying out this responsibility, the department provides clean, safe park facilities throughout the Parish and a variety of recreational programs to ensure a positive experience for all our visitors.

Our Vision:

To enhance and improve the quality of life of all residents and visitors of Caddo Parish. The Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department will provide excellent customer service through well maintained facilities and highly trained and motivated staff. The programs and services offered will always reflect the wants and needs of our community.

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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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We are pround to sponsor young budding entrepreneurs launching their very own startup business today! 

Come celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with 16 kid vendors, music , Santa and food at the Red River Childrens Business Fair from 12 pm- 4 pm in the Red River District. 

Kids develop a brand, create a product or service, build a marketing strategy, and then open for customers.

A & O Jewelry 
Adriannas Sweet Treats
Adam’s Lemonade
Glamour Girl Bracelets 
Miracle’s Lipz& Lashes
Diallo Soap 
Gabriels Hot Chocolate Bar
Samuel Expo 
Demery Delights 
 Jay and Dees Fashion
Sweet Dreamz 
Jones Lemonade Stand
Lipping with Lyric
Iyanas vanity closet
Adventures With Alex
Adams Finest Chopped Cheese 
Peace Love Jewelry, LLC
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We are pround to sponsor young budding entrepreneurs launching their very own startup business today!

Come celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with 16 kid vendors, music , Santa and food at the Red River Children's Business Fair from 12 pm- 4 pm in the Red River District.

Kids develop a brand, create a product or service, build a marketing strategy, and then open for customers.

A & O Jewelry
Adrianna's Sweet Treats
Adam’s Lemonade
Glamour Girl Bracelets
Miracle’s Lipz& Lashes
Diallo Soap
Gabriel's Hot Chocolate Bar
Samuel Expo
Demery Delights
Jay and Dee's Fashion
Sweet Dreamz
Jones Lemonade Stand
Lipping with Lyric
Iyanas vanity closet
Adventures With Alex
Adam's Finest Chopped Cheese
Peace Love Jewelry, LLC
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Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! If you need to walk that turkey off or take the family out for some fresh air all Caddo Parish parks are open and accessible throughout the holiday weekend with exception of Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park. The nature park is closed on Thursday, November 25 and otherwise operating on regular schedule of Wednesday through Saturday 8am-5pm and Sunday 1pm-5pm.  
Find more information on all our park sites at https://caddoparks.org/parkmap/
2 days ago

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! If you need to walk that turkey off or take the family out for some fresh air all Caddo Parish parks are open and accessible throughout the holiday weekend with exception of Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park. The nature park is closed on Thursday, November 25 and otherwise operating on regular schedule of Wednesday through Saturday 8am-5pm and Sunday 1pm-5pm.
Find more information on all our park sites at
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Lets talk M-O-N-E-Y!!!!!
5 days ago

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The Caddo Parish Employee Council Christmas Toys for Tots Drive is underway! If you would like to donate please drop off your toys at any Parish of Caddo facility. Lets brighten some smiles for the holidays!!!!
5 days ago

The Caddo Parish Employee Council Christmas Toys for Tots Drive is underway! If you would like to donate please drop off your toys at any Parish of Caddo facility. Let's brighten some smiles for the holidays!!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! If you need to walk that turkey off or take the family out for some fresh air all Caddo Parish parks are open and accessible throughout the holiday weekend with exception of Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park. The nature park is closed on Thursday, November 25 and otherwise operating on regular schedule of Wednesday through Saturday 8am-5pm and Sunday 1pm-5pm.
Find more information on all our park sites at https://caddoparks.org/parkmap/
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Thank you for your service and sacrifice Veterans!
All Parish of Caddo administrative offices are closed today but all our parks are open and accessible on regular schedule this Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11, 2021.
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Just posted a photo @ Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park https://www.instagram.com/p/CVlGG0fPGVh/?utm_medium=twitter

25 Local artists inspired by nature, artist demos, art activities for all ages, live music, food trucks and free! Saturday, November 6, noon to 4pm at Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park. https://caddoparks.org/event/art-in-the-park/

We've joined forces with @d1shreveport to offer a variety of free health and wellness training programs for Caddo Parish middle school students, physical education teachers and athletic coaches! Learn more: http://www.caddo.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=301
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