Shreveport-Bossier COVID-19 update: Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has instituted a gradual reopening of many businesses with occupancy restrictions, enhanced sanitation, social distancing, personal protection equipment and other appropriate protection measures necessary to protect the health and safety of the people in Louisiana. Although many businesses have been approved for limited reopening, some nonessential businesses will remain closed to the public. Before you visit a business, please call to confirm that they are open, and to find out what restrictions are being enforced.

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Outdoor Fun in Shreveport-Bossier

The Shreveport-Bossier region is known as "Sportsman's Paradise" for good reason. From fishing and camping on Cypress Black Bayou to hiking the trails at Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park, there are lots of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors in Shreveport-Bossier. Red River National Wildlife Refuge is a popular destination for bird-watching. The American Rose Center, America's largest park dedicated to roses, is a great place to walk or jog among the roses. The Boom or Bust Byway, a popular scenic byway that passes through Caddo and Bossier Parishes, is an excellent way to see local lakes, parks and small towns. Shreveport-Bossier is also home to some excellent public golf courses, including the fantastic Querbes Park in the heart of Shreveport.

Craving more extreme adventure? Zip-line through a swamp filled with live alligators at Gators and Friends Adventure Park. Seriously!

Browse our outdoor listings to discover fun things to see, do and experience outdoors in Shreveport-Bossier. Can't find what you're looking for? Give us a call at 800-551-8682. We love to help visitors discover Louisiana's Other Side. 

Ready to plan your visit? Request or download a copy of the 2020 Official Visitors Guide to Shreveport-Bossier.      

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Red River National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center - Free…

Enjoy free admission and explore the great outdoors at a…

Boom or Bust Byway

The Boom or Bust Byway is the ultimate road trip for young…

Louisiana State Exhibit Museum

Tour more than 20 unique dioramas in a building noted for…

Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park

Walter B Jacobs Memorial Nature Park is located within 160…

Shreveport Water Works Museum

See an engineering marvel from the Victorian era.…