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Burn Ban Lifted at 5PM September 29, 2023

September 29, 2023

Caddo Parish’s burn ban will be lifted beginning at 5:00pm on Friday, September 29, 2023. Citizens are encouraged to exercise caution and follow all applicable laws concerning outdoor...

Caddo Parks opens new disc golf course for citizens

September 18, 2023

Caddo Parish, LA – Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation has officially opened its first disc golf course at Earl G. Williamson Park, located at 11425 LA Hwy. 1, Oil City, LA.   The nine-hole...


September 11, 2023

Caddo Parish, LA – Robert Nance Park (14770 Odom Rd, Hosston, LA) will be closed to the public September 12 – 13. Contractors will be sealcoating and striping the main boat launch parking...

Caddo Lake Channel Markers Are Being Replaced

September 6, 2023

Caddo Parish, LA – The Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department will be replacing channel markers along the Louisiana side of Caddo Lake beginning mid-September. Caddo Parks will...

Earl G. Williamson boat launch reopens!

August 25, 2023

Great news–the boat launch at Earl G. Williamson Park has reopened and is now available for public access! Thanks for your patience as Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation worked to install a...

Greenbrook Park Reopening Celebration!

May 30, 2023

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation will host a Grand Reopening Celebration on Thur., June 1st  | 5:00pm – 7:00pm at Greenbrook Park, located at 8717 South Emerald Loop (Shreveport). Refreshments...

Fairy Houses & Gnome Homes Event Postponed

April 14, 2023

Due to the threat of severe storms, the Fairy Houses & Gnome Homes event has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 13, 11am-3pm.  More information: Imagine. Build. Explore. Enjoy a day in an...

Parks Reopen After Water Levels Drop

April 11, 2023

The following parks have reopened after closure due to high water levels: Richard Fleming Park – 7919 West Lakeshore Dr., Shreveport, LA Milton James “Hookie’ Cameron Memorial Park –...

Park Closures Due To High Water Levels

April 7, 2023

Effective Immediately, April 7, 2023 The following parks are closed due to rising water levels: Richard Fleming Park – 7919 West Lakeshore Dr., Shreveport, LA Milton James “Hookie’ Cameron...

Wild Child Summer Camp Registration Opens

March 15, 2023

Do you have a wild child? Does your kid love spending time outside? Then this is the place for them! Wild Child Summer Camp is designed for kids ages 8-12 who love nature and want to increase...

High Water Levels Close Some Caddo Parish Parks

January 30, 2023

Due to rising water levels, the following Caddo Parish parks and respective boat launch sites will close (effective today, 1/30/23): Noah Tyson Park 9300 Mira Myrtis Rd. | Rodessa Richard Fleming...

Caddo Middle School Football Championship

November 9, 2022

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation, in conjunction with Whataburger will sponsor the 2022 Caddo Parish Middle School Boys’ Football City Championship. Championship game will be played November 10,...


October 6, 2022

Caddo Parish, LA – Keithville Community Park (12201 Mansfield Rd, Keithville, LA 71047) will be temporarily closed October 10th – October 16th while the Parish completes improvements to the park....

Caddo Parks Rolls Out “Taking it to the Streets”

July 18, 2022

Caddo Parks Rolls Out “Taking it to the Streets” A Mobile Fitness and Crime Prevention Program for Caddo Parish Inner City and Rural Youth Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department is rolling...

July is Parks and Recreation Month

July 8, 2022

The Caddo Parish Commission officially proclaims July as Parks and Recreation Month! Since 1985, people in the United States have celebrated Park and Recreation Month in July to promote building...

2022 Summer Programs & Activities Announced

May 17, 2022

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation is excited to announce another summer of quality, low-cost programs and services to the citizens of Caddo Parish. From youth football camps and sport clinics, to...

Walter B. Jacobs new facility renderings

May 2, 2022

Project Scope of Work: The new facility will be approximately 13,000 square feet with approximately 6,000 square feet of exterior spaces, pavilions, decks etc.  The facility shall have multiple...

Youth Crime Prevention

May 2, 2022

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation is joining forces with the Caddo Parish District Attorney’s Office to host crime prevention presentations for youth and teens throughout Caddo Parish. These...

Earl G. Williamson Park reopening late 2022

March 21, 2022

Caddo Parish, LA – Earl G. Williamson Park, located at 11425 LA-1, Oil City, LA is undergoing several park improvements, including a major electrical upgrade, and is now scheduled to reopen for...

2022 Spring Programs Announced

March 14, 2022

Spring is right around the corner and the Caddo Parish Parks & Recreation department is pleased to announce the Spring 2022 Program Guide is available. Citizens will find lots of new...

Children’s Concert Series Announced

March 2, 2022

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation will host Tiny Tots Concerts featuring the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, March 12-13, 2022. Tiny Tots Concerts are designed to provide cultivating music...

Public Input Requested for ADA Transition Plan

February 14, 2022

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation is undertaking a survey of accessibility needs for people with disabilities to collect vital feedback that will shape transition to greater accessibility for all...

Celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day

February 2, 2022

Caddo Parks and Recreation to Celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day: Her Time To Play Virtual Event Caddo Parks and Recreation will celebrate the 36th annual National Girls &...

Youth Baseball Skills and Drills Clinic

January 27, 2022

Thursday, February 10, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm FREE EVENT! This clinic will offer an opportunity for youth players ages 7-14, to participate in fundamental skills and drills covering selected...

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...

Call for Artists at Owl Night

December 7, 2021

Call for Artists at Owl Night on February 12, 2022 Owl Night invites visitors to meet live owls and explore their night world! Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation Department announces a call for...

Winter Program Guide 2021-2022

December 2, 2021

From fun and festive events to health and wellness programs, the Winter Program Guide has something for everyone. Offerings include athletic, fitness, arthritis intervention, and nature education...

Caddo Parish and D1 Training Announce Partnership

October 20, 2021

CADDO PARISH AND D1 TRAINING JOIN FORCES TO ADDRESS HEALTH AND WELLNESS FOR CADDO PARISH YOUTH Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation has joined forces with D1 Training Shreveport to offer a variety...

Richard Fleming Park Upgrades Complete

September 20, 2021

Upgrades to Richard Fleming Park in North Caddo are complete, and the park is ready for you to come and enjoy. The new upgrades include new playground systems and painting of restrooms, with more...

2021 Fall Programs Guide

August 25, 2021

Caddo Parish Parks and Recreation has announced an array of Fall programs/activities, and social distancing fitness activities for youth, adults, and families. You will find a variety of...

Call for Artists at Art in the Park

August 4, 2021

Call for Artists at Art in the Park to be held on Saturday, November 6,, 2021 Art in the Park is an annual nature and wildlife art show and sale featuring all local artists from the...

Self-Guided Nature Exploration

July 16, 2021

New to Caddo Parish Parks: Agents of Discovery! Try out this fun and unique way of learning about and exploring nature. Agents of Discovery is a free educational mobile game for families that...

2021 Summer Programs Guide

June 17, 2021

We are excited to finally welcome back summer! We have been very busy planning a diverse slate of programs and events that will be held over the upcoming months, and are proud to share them with...

Richard Fleming Playground Rendering

May 10, 2021

This rendering illustrates the new playground system to be installed at Richard Fleming Park. System should be installed by the end of July....


June 30, 2020

The Visitor Center is currently closed to the public until further notice due to Covid-19. Trails, outdoor animal exhibits, and picnic pavilion restrooms are accessible during normal park hours....