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5 Fun Kids Activities in Ruston

May 16, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

Entertaining kids can be tricky business, especially when traveling. We want to make your time in Ruston as family-friendly as possible so we've put together a list of the top 5 kids activities to experience in Ruston & Lincoln Parish! 

1. Enjoy Local Parks
Ruston & Lincoln Parish has an abundance of parks and play areas. With jungle gyms, covered pavilions, picnic tables, Frisbee golf courses and more, you’re sure to enjoy a day outdoors with the kids at one of the local parks. Lincoln Parish Park is a local favorite for families looking for some fun and safe outdoor adventures. You can find a list of all Ruston parks here. If you'd like to discover more things to do outdoors, check out our 10 Reasons to Get Outside blog! 

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Huckleberry Trails Park

 

2. Visit the Eddie G. Robinson Museum 
The Eddie G. Robinson Museum, located in Grambling, LA, is a hidden gem of North Louisiana. This museum tells the story of College Football Hall of Famer Coach Eddie G. Robinson and his perseverance, dedication, and love of football. It's a fun and unique experience for the entire family and admission is free. For hours and more information, click here

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Coach Robinson's Tigers in the Pros

 

3. Events at the Lincoln Parish Library 
Lincoln Parish Library hosts multiple events every week for families and kids. Bring the kiddos to the library to watch a family-friendly movie, participate in fun activities, catch shows and musical performances, and more. You can see the full calendar of events here

4. Zipline at Soaring Spirits
Soaring Spirits Zipline is an adventure park offering an exhilarating zip line experience for those yearning to soar. The park offers low flying zipline options for children and beginners and various high-flying options for more experienced zipliners. Give them a call or visit their website to book an adventure for individuals and groups!

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Soaring Spirits Zipline

 

5. Jump at 2High Trampoline Park
This indoor trampoline park offers the ultimate playing experience for kids of all ages. The park features a ninja course, dodgeball, and basketball courts, as well as an open jump area. Toddlers and young children can enjoy a soft play area while parents take advantage of the massage chairs!

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2High Trampoline Park

 

We hope you find these options fun for the entire crew! Let us know your favorite family activity in Ruston & Lincoln Parish! More information on these and other activities and events can be found throughout www.experienceruston.com





About the Author

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Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

Full time destination marketer, part time gardener. Amanda has a love for travel and tourism, event planning and showcasing #RustonLA. She’s also very serious about coffee, wine, and true crime novels. Amanda implements the marketing, advertising, and public relations plans for the CVB.

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