Take a break from your busy schedule and enjoy an outdoor experience right here in the Capital City. BREC parks are located all over the Baton Rouge area and offer public, freshwater ponds and lakes perfect for family outings, date nights, or even quick casts all year long. You don’t need to drive far to reel in something big in Baton Rouge! 


Blackwater Conservation Area

9385 Blackwater Road, Baker, Louisiana 70714

Spend your day exploring flourishing wildlife at the Blackwater Conservation Area. Complete with two large fishing lakes, as well as many beautiful trees, nature trails, and a pavilion, get a holistic experience in nature. 


Burbank Park Lake

12400 Burbank Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Bring your furry friends to fish the day away at the Burbank Park Lake, located at the Burbank Soccer Complex. The facility offers many soccer fields, multipurpose fields, a dog park and a lake for the perfect catch. 


City-Brooks Community Park 

1515 Dalrymple Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70808

With a 50-acre lake, golf course, tennis and croquet offerings, dog park, and so much more, the whole family is guaranteed to find something to explore at this park near LSU’s campus.


Highland Road Park Lake

13800 Highland Road, Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, LA 70810

The Highland Road Park Lake has a unique feature that is now up and running…a boat launch! This park also offers so many amenities for the whole family to enjoy.


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Hooper Road Park Lake

6261 Guynell Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70811

At the Hooper Road Park Lake, you can enjoy over 5 miles of natural wildlife on a beautiful bike trail before settling down to fish for the day at the lake.


Milford Wampold Memorial Park

901 Stanford Avenue Baton Rouge, LA 70808 

Enjoy life’s simple pleasures with a day at the Milford Wampold Memorial Park. Located on the LSU Lakes, this park has ample greenspace and handicap accessible walkways for everyone to revel in the outdoor experience.


Perkins Road Community Park Lake

7122 Perkins Road Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Perkins Road Community Park is considered BREC's "Extreme Sports Park." The park offers skateboarding, biking, a playground and tennis courts. You will also find a fishing pond that is stocked periodically.


Hartley/Vey Sports Park Lake

2615 Oak Villa Boulevard Baton Rouge, LA 70815

The Hartley/Vey Sports Park Lake offers more than just softball fields. Spend your morning fishing on the lake, then unpack your picnic and chill out by the pavilion afterward!