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Posted on: May 29, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Riverview Park is closed due to Red River flooding!

Riverview Park, May 2015

Effective immediately, the City of Shreveport closed Riverview Park due to the rising Red River. This park closure includes the interactive fountains, waterfall, stage, grassy areas, picnic tables and gravel parking lot.
Hamel’s Memorial Park and C.Bickham Dickson remain closed at this time. The City wants to remind citizens to not enter closed parks for their own safety. Citizens are reminded to obey all laws and ordinances.
At this time, the Clyde Fant walking/biking path remains open. Citizens are urged to use extreme caution along the walking/biking path. There are areas that are under water. Please do not venture through those areas.
The City will continue to monitor the flooding situation and announce additional closures as necessary.
SPAR offers many alternatives to the parks and pathways along the Red River. Some other areas for walking and jogging include the Fern Avenue trail, Betty Virginia Park, A. C. Steere Park, Bill Cockrell Park, Southern Hills Park and Mamie Hicks Park.

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