Things to Do
From outdoor adventure to the adventures of Louisiana's historic badlands, Vernon Parish boasts a legendary list of things to do. You can find ATV and horseback trails, stroll down Main Street and take in art, antiques and quaint boutique shopping, go hunting, fishing, birding or try your hand at a shooting range or indoor sports. And with Fort Polk a proud part of our offerings, even our nightlife boasts of adventure. You'll find so much to do in Vernon Parish that you'll want to stay a while.
Things To Do
Burr Ferry Confederate Breastworks
Covered Pavilion, Picnic Tables, Grills, Civil War Historical Site.
Buum's Browser Barn
Large flea market selling a wide variety of goods
Specialty Retailer of Women's Fashions & Accessories
Live Bingo and Video Gambling - a portion of proceeds donated to charity.
Circle KRJ Ranch
(Off Hwy. 10 - 1/2 mile from Fort Polk's South Gate). Circle KRJ Ranch offers horse boarding, riding lessons and group trail rides -- small groups of at least two can do a mini trail ride around the porperty, while larger groups can opt for a longer ride through the Kisatchie National Forest.
Cooter's Bog in Kisatchie National Forest
The U.S. Forest Service is dedicated to educating the public on the value of native plants. Their website "Celebrating Wildflowers"offers a wealth of information relating to the subject and provides a list of nation-wide viewing areas which includes Cooter's Bog in Vernon Parish. The bog is part of the Kisatchie National Forest and is a frequent destination of Dr. Charles Allen's nature tours.
Creative Image Hair Salon
Sports Clothing, Shoes, and Accessories
Internet Jukebox, Outdoor Deck, DJ on Fridays, Live Band on Saturdays
Divine Hair Designs
Dodge City Paintball
Dodge City Paintball is located at Swany Creek Ranch and they're open from 10:00 am until sundown. If you don't have your own gear, you can rent it here. Available for events. Archery-Shooting-Paintball.
Dogwood Park is located on Belview Rd. near Leesville High School; it is lighted and has chain climbers and benches.