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  • Parks and Recreation Admin Staff
  • Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park Staff
    • 8012 Blanchard Furrh Road Shreveport, LA 71107
    • PHONE (318) 929-2806
    • FAX (318) 929-3718
    • Rusty Scarborough, Park Manager / Sr. Park Naturalist
    • Hulya Onel, Park Naturalist
    • Stacy Gray, Education Coordinator
  • Maintenance and Special Projects
    • 290 Taft St., Shreveport, LA 71107
    • PHONE (318) 425-1838
    • FAX (318) 425-1838
    • Carlos Dotson, Parks Foreman

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.

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: 
  • 14 Park Sites
  • 1100 acres of parkland
  • 28 Miles of trails for hiking/, biking and equestrian use
  • 10 Playgrounds 
  • 5 basketball courts
  • 4 tennis courts 
  • 3 athletic fields
  • 3 fishing piers
  • 2 cornhole courts
  • 1 disc golf course
  • 1 Nature Center with live animals/exhibits and 
  • 1 RV campground

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation 2021 Annual Report

January 25, 2022

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce that the “2021 End of Year Final Report” is now available. This report provides a high-level overview of many of the department’s...