Five Miles: Caddo Lake State Park and Wildlife
Management Area. Nature trails and exhibits of the history
of Caddo Lake and the Caddo Indians and indigenous plants
Five Miles: Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge.
A 7,500 acre refuge created to manage, conserve and
migratory birds and other fish and wildlife that depend
Sixteen Miles: Jefferson, TX. Once the second
largest port in Texas and the destination of steamboats
traveling from the Red River, through the sloughs of
Caddo Lake. Now Jefferson entertains visitors with sights
of historic architecture, eateries, museums and antique
Twenty miles: Marshall, TX, home of the well-know
Marshall potteries and museums.
Thirty miles: Shreveport, LA, and gambling boats
on the Red River.