Shreveport-Bossier COVID-19 update: Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has instituted a gradual reopening of many businesses with occupancy restrictions, enhanced sanitation, social distancing, personal protection equipment and other appropriate protection measures necessary to protect the health and safety of the people in Louisiana.  The statewide mask mandate has been lifted. However, mask policies in Louisiana will be set by local leaders and business owners. Under the Governor’s new public health order, masks will still be required on public transit and in state government buildings, K-12 schools, early childhood education centers, colleges and universities, and healthcare facilities. Before you visit a business, please call to confirm that they are open, and to find out what restrictions are being enforced at that location.

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RW Norton Garden
R.W. Norton Art...
R.W. Norton Art Gallery sits on 40 beautifully landscaped acres featuring walking trails and more.


Pause to Stop and Smell the Roses

Stop and smell the roses in one of the many lush gardens that Shreveport-Bossier offers. Walk around the nation’s largest park dedicated to roses at the American Rose Center. The 118-acre park features 20,000 rosebushes and a variety of companion plants, sculptures and fountains. Rosarians and garden lovers of 10 or more can get a special behind-the-scenes tour called "All About the Roses."

In the spring time, discover approximately 100 native and hybrid species of beautiful azaleas at the R.W. Norton Art Gallery Gardens or visit the ASEANA Asian Gardens located near Shreveport Municipal Auditorium. The ASEANA Asian Gardens represent 15 Asian countries with beautifully landscaped garden beds, artifacts and statues.

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