Earl G. Williamson Park undergoing renovations; boat launch remains open

*This posted has been updated as of 7/19/2022. 

Caddo Parish, LA – Earl G. Williamson Park, located at 11425 LA-1, Oil City, LA is scheduled to reopen late spring 2022 after completion of major electrical upgrades and several park improvements.

“We are excited to welcome the public back into one of the Parish’s most popular parks,” said Caddo Parks and Recreation Assistant Director Doug Rainwater.   “Campground users will be impressed with the upgrades to the campsites and restrooms, and citizens in north Caddo Parish will have easy access to a new and improved ball field and disc golf course,” said Rainwater.

The boat launch and adjacent parking areas for boaters and fishing population will remain open throughout the entire construction/park improvement process; recreational fishing and boating will not be affected.

Park improvements include:

  • Major upgrades to the park’s electrical system
  • Installation of new fishing pier
  • Installation of new ballfield lights
  • Ballfield upgrades
  • Addition of a 9 hole disc golf course
  • Restroom upgrades
  • Sidewalk upgrades
  • Installation of new park signage and welcome kiosk
  • Installation of new trash receptacles

Completion of Earl G. Williamson Park improvements is scheduled for mid-May of 2022 late 2022. Check caddoparks.org or call (318) 212-0220 for additional information and updates.