Parks & Recreation


SUMMER 2020 Programs and Activities 

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Updated August 10, 2020, under Phase 2 of Reopening Guidelines:

  • The Parks and Recreation office will be OPEN Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm.
  • All Parish public parks (green space, trails, walking paths, and restrooms) will be OPEN daily during normal operating hours, from 6:00am – 9:00pm with the exception of Walter B. Jacobs Nature Park.
  • Walter B. Jacobs Nature Park will be OPEN Wednesday – Saturday from 8am – 5pm and on Sunday 1pm – 5pm. 
  • Walter B. Jacobs Nature Park-Visitors Center will remain CLOSED to the public.
  • All playgrounds at Parish parks will remain CLOSED until further notice.
  • All boat ramps will be OPEN to fishermen 24 hours a day.
  • Special events and gathering in parks are PROHIBITED.
  • The following changes to the policies and procedures for campground operations at Earl G. Williamson Park will be implemented beginning June 5 until further notice. These changes have been made to follow Phase 2 of Louisiana’s reopening plan, CDC guidelines on social distances, and industry best practices:
    • · Campsites are first come, first served. Reservations are not accepted..

      · Length of stay will be limited to 7 days, with 7 days between return visits.

      · Payment can be made by cash, check, or money order using envelopes and drop box at campground office.

      · All campsites at Earl G. Williamson Park are available for rental. Both tent and RV camping is permitted. 

      · Campers will adhere to all safety guidelines pertaining to hygiene and social distance. Social distancing and hygiene/cleaning protocols will be strictly monitored by on-site camp hosts. 

      · Camp Host reserves the right to remove any person(s) violating these or any Caddo Parish park policies and/or ordinances