Data Downloads

GIS data relevant to outdoor recreation has been acquired from governmental and institutional sources throughout the state. This information, normally in GIS shapefile format, will be provided below, ready to download. Sources and data sets will likely include:


  • Kisatchie National Forest, multiple parishes, Region 6
  • National Parks:
    • Cane River Creole, Natchitoches Parish, Region 7
    • Jean Lafitte, Jefferson Parish, Region 1
  • USFW Wildlife Refuges
  • Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Projects

State of Louisiana

  • Louisiana State Parks and Historical Sites
  • Wildlife Management Areas and Conservation Areas


  • City of Alexandria Parks, Rapides Parish, Region 6
  • BREC: Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of east Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Region 2
  • City of New Orleans Parks, Orleans Parish, Region 1
  • City of Shreveport Parks, Caddo Parish, Region 7
  • St. Charles Parish Parks, Region 1
  • Tammany Trace, St. Tammany Parish, Region 1
  • Various data from other local entities

Recreational Amenities by Use…

Marine, Lakes & Rivers

  • Public Boat Ramps / Marinas
  • Paddle Routes
  • Paddle Route Access Points


  • Trailheads