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499 Mahlon St, DeRidder, LA 70634
Purple Heart Walking Park
& Fishing Pond
Purple Heart Walking Park & Fishing Pond
Enjoy a walk or run on our ½ mile concrete path. Our walking park is designed for leisure strolls, brisk walks, joggers, and runners. Its 8-ft width will easily accommodate strollers. A children’s playground is conveniently located near the walking path.
Along the path you will find 13 exercise stations compliments of the Beauregard Memorial Hospital and 6 sitting benches for your comfort and convenience. The 8’ wide concrete walking path winds through numerous varieties of native timber species and is securely fenced and well-lighted for those who prefer night time exercise. The Park and Pond never close … they are open 24 hrs a day.
Bring your fishing pole and fish in the 2 ½ acre pond which is on the north side of the park. It is stocked with channel catfish several times a year and stocked with trout during the cooler winter months. Thanks to the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Department for their participation in helping us to provide a fun sporting activity for our community. All you need is a current fishing license if you are 16 years or older.
Located at the intersection of US 171 and HWY 190 on the east side of the overpass, the 19 acre park is a joint venture of the Beauregard Parish Police Jury, Louisiana Department of Transportation and the South Beauregard Recreation District No. 2. The park, honoring our wounded Veterans, was dedicated on January 11, 2014.
West Park Municipal Pool
Families that want a little escape from the hot Louisiana summer can take a swim in the West Park Pool for $5 per person. Ages 65 and over pay $3 and children ages 2 and under are free. Every Sunday is Military Appreciation Day, and all persons with a valid military identification card will be admitted for $2.50.
Opening week hours are as follows:
Tuesday, Aug. 11: from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30-6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 12: Closed.
Thursday, Aug. 13: from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 14: Back to School Party from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 15: from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30-6:30 p.m.
Sunday Aug. 16 from 1:30-6:30 p.m.
P.O. Box 580
Dry Creek, LA 70637
8237 Highway 113 in Dry Creek
Phone: (337) 328-7531
Fax: (337) 328-8258
This is a year round retreat center, which is available for church groups with facilities that range from dormitory to hotel-type housing. This facility is also available for family reunions, company conferences and more.
Dry Creek is a place set apart for people to "come apart" from the busy lives they live daily. Dry Creek is a peaceful place situated in the quietness of the piney woods, free from the many distractions that keep us from hearing God's voice.
The mission of Dry Creek Baptist Camp is simple - to provide an environment where Jesus Christ can become real in the lives of our campers. Everything we do, and all of the programs and events we offer, are built on this foundation.
Dry Creek Baptist Camp
Bundicks Lake is 1750 acres, fed by 210 square miles of watershed.
It has a public boat launch ramp and several landings providing access to boating and fishing.
Bundick Lake is located southwest of DeRidder and approximately five miles north/northwest of "downtown" Dry Creek on Hwy. 394. and seven miles east of Hwy. 171.
Bundicks Lake is the result of Bundicks Creek Dam on Bundicks Creek in Beauregard Parish, Louisiana.
If you are traveling by, why not stop by Bundick Lake. Going for a hike along the Big Branch Trail or the Whisky Chitto Trail will let you absorb the natural beauty of this area. A bird watchers paradise.
Bundick Lake also has camping at the Back 40 Bow Park.
It is owned by the State Of Louisiana
155 Milton Schmidt Rd
DeRidder, LA 70634
Located 8 miles south of DeRidder
Open year around for fishing, NO fishing license required. Bring the family and friends for a great outdoor experience. Amenities include fish cleaning, bait, pole rentals, ice, restroom facilities and homemade ice cream.
Fishing equipment and bait available for sale and rental on site.
Open Monday - Saturday, Closed on Sundays.
Sun Rise Catfish Farms
Veterans Park/Pernici Park
Martin Luther King Dr. DeRidder, La.
Longville Lake offers camping, fishing, swimming, walking and picnicking as well as Camp-N-Jam Blue Grass Festivals in June and October, Christmas
Caroling in December and a Tractor Pull competition in April.
Longville Lake is located on Highway 110 East, Longville. For more information, call 337-725-3395.
Longville Lake Park
415 Park Road DeRidder, La.