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Interactive Experiences for the Whole Family

August 13, 2020Written by: Tori Davis

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**Before visiting, we encourage you to check with individual businesses on any potential changes to their availability and/or hours. Rest assured that Experience Ruston is working closely with our partners to ensure your safety and health is the top priority.**  Whether you are visiting Ruston for the weekend or you’re a resident looking for fun new activities, there are plen [...]

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Pet-Friendly Guide to Ruston

August 3, 2020Written by: Joanna Calhoun

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**Before visiting, we encourage you to check with individual businesses on any potential changes to their availability and/or hours. Rest assured that Experience Ruston is working closely with our partners to ensure your safety and health is the top priority.** It’s a given — you love being with your pets, and they definitely love being with you. But what happens wh [...]

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5 Reasons to Visit Lincoln Parish Park

June 30, 2020Written by: Michael Stogsdill Bricker

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1. Have a Family Outing Looking for a family activity that gets your crew out of the house and away from your screens? Plan an adventure at Lincoln Parish Park! Discover some of the hidden spots along the trails, plan a scavenger hunt, or just take a walk around the lake. The park is an ideal setting for getting back to the basics and reconnecting as a family.&nbs [...]

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4 Kid-Friendly Hiking and Biking Trails in Ruston

December 18, 2019Written by: Michael Stogsdill Bricker

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Sometimes you just have to look away from the screen, get out from behind the desk, and spend some quality time with the family. An inexpensive and fun way to do that is to go to a local park and explore the beautiful foliage around Ruston! Here are 4 perfect and kid-friendly hiking and biking spots in our city. [...]

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American Crappie Trail National Championship comes to North Louisiana

March 4, 2019Written by: Travis Napper, CDME

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The best crappie fishermen from across America will be in the area to try to take home the title of National Champions. March 28-30 the American C [...]

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10 Reasons to Get Outside in Lincoln Parish

March 20, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

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Located in the center of North Louisiana, the city of Ruston is surrounded by tall pine trees, gorgeous state parks, and fish-filled bodies of water. Louisiana didn’t get the title of "Sportsman’s Paradise" without being a prime location for outdoor recreation and adventure, and Lincoln Parish is no exception.  In the area, you’ll find a wide variety of outdo [...]

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