Avoyelles Parish is home to a large variety of things to see and do. Avoyelles abounds in history, from the famous pre-historic Indian mound site, to Civil War battle sites, and historic museums. There are many beautiful old homes which are open for tours, and the scenery is lovely. Take a boat tour of the Spring Bayou area, or picnic along the Red River at one of the parks.
Whether you’re a buyer or a browser, there are numerous antique shops, where shoppers can get a bargain or happen upon that special find. For the sports-minded, tennis and golf are available, and seasonal hunting and fishing are some of the best anywhere. Paragon Casino Resort offers year-round entertainment and gaming. Everywhere you go in Avoyelles, you’ll be treated with that warmth and friendliness for which we’re known! Below is a list of things to do and see while you’re here. Be sure to also check the calendar of events for scheduled activities. School groups check out our field trips.