Along the banks of the Red River, deep in the heart of Louisiana, Alexandria is a great spot to explore the great outdoors.
Along the banks of the Red River, deep in the heart of Louisiana, Alexandria is a great spot to explore the great outdoors. From the spring-time azaleas to the fall foliage throughout the area forests in the Fall, even a simple drive can be an adventure for the eyes.
Explore the beaches and bayous of the Kisatchie National Forest, a popular hiking, biking, and horseback riding destination. Fishing opportunities are abundant, fish in the National Forest or drop a line at Cotile Lake, Indian Creek, and the Red River.
The Alexandria Zoological Park, features the “Louisiana Habitat,” showcasing the famous Louisiana marshes and swamps and their native residents, including alligators and cougars.
If you happen to be in the area in February make sure you catch the impressive annual Central Louisiana Mardi Gras parade.