About Us

The 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.

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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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.