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American Rose Center:
North America's largest rose garden of 118 acres and headquarters for the American Rose Society.

Bossier Civic Center: The civic center offers meeting space, a banquet hall, open exhibit space, and in-house decorating for trade shows. The center is near casinos, horse racing, art galleries, museums, and restaurants.

Caddo Lake: This large lake, which extends into Texas, typifies Louisiana with its scenic Cypress trees, alligators, varied wildlife, and excellent bass fishing.

CenturyTel Center: Located on the banks of the Red River, CenturyTel Center is called home by both the Mudbugs CHL hockey team and The Bossier City Battle Wings arena football team, and hosts a variety of other sporting events, concerts, family shows, ice-skating shows, motor sports, rodeos, conventions, religious and community events.

Chimp Haven: Located in Keithville, LA, this is a naturalistic sanctuary that provides lifetime care for chimpanzees no longer used for medical research, as pets or entertainers.

Cross Lake: This large lake offers excellent fishing, boating, water skiing, party barges, and sailing and is the location of the Shreveport Yacht Club.

Expo Hall: Conventions, trade shows, concerts, and special events.

Football: Shreveport is the site for the annual Independence Bowl. The city's arena football team is the Battle Wings.

Hockey: Shreveport has a professional CFL hockey team, the Mudbugs.

Louisiana Downs: One of the nation's top thoroughbred racetracks features glass enclosed grandstand, restaurants, and elegant dining during the racing season of April to November. In addition, gaming is a new attraction at Louisiana Downs.

Louisiana Riverwalk: The riverwalk offers visitors and citizens a mixture of options including traditional retail, outlet/value-oriented retail, live performance theaters, restaurants, hotels, and other recreational outdoor entertainment.

Riverboat Casinos: Five riverboat casinos docked on the Red River offer riverboat gaming facilities including restaurants, specialty shops, and lounges. Each riverboat offers a luxurious hotel with many attractions and entertainment provided by national celebrities.

Sci Port Discovery Center: This 67,000 square-foot facility features more than 200 hands-on exhibits and programs for all ages. It also includes eight interactive discovery areas, an IMAX Dome Theater, daily shows, demonstrations, a gift shop and café.

Shreveport Convention Center: The Shreveport Convention Center is a 350,000 square foot facility that serves as a Convention and Trade Show venue. The convention center is the single largest public facility in the city and an essential part of downtown development.

Shreveport Swamp Dragons: Professional double A baseball is featured during the April to August baseball season at Shreveport 's baseball facility, Fairgrounds Field.

SPAR Planetarium: Exciting multimedia star shows, story telling, public shows, private parties, and educational entertainment for all ages.

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