Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards took significant measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana and has issued a statewide "stay at home" order until April 12, requiring Louisiana residents to shelter in place unless going out for essential tasks, as one of the most stringent steps yet to stanch the “community spread” of COVID-19.
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Zoos & Nature Centers

Known as "Sportsman’s Paradise," Louisiana is home to breath-taking adventure, beautiful nature and abundant wildlife. The many lakes, bayous, rivers and parks give visitors a chance to soak up the natural beauty of the area while providing plenty of things to do. Explore more than five miles of trails, kayaking, fishing, and wildlife viewing at the Red River National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. Learn about the lives of chimpanzees during Chimp Haven’s Discovery Days. Zip-line over alligators at Gators and Friends Alligator Park and Exotic Zoo – just be sure to hold on tight!

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