Attractions

In order to better help you find your way around, we have listed many great stops to help you enjoy your visit
to the Caddo Lake area.

  • RESTAURANTS
  • POINTS OF INTEREST
  • THE GREAT OUTDOORS
  • SERVICES


Big Pines Lodge

747 Pine Island Road
Karnack, TX 75661
903-679-3466
Catfish house, known for “from scratch” jalapeno and regular hush puppies and cole slaw

 

Caddo Grocery

312 Cypress Drive
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-789-3495
Grill

Caddo Lake Grocery

Corner of TX Highway 49 and FM 727
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-672-3920
Grill (see also under Services)

China Wok

925 South Pine Street
Vivian, LA 71082
318-375-5115
Chinese restaurant

Crip's Camp

325 Goose Prairie Drive
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-789-3233
Breakfast only, 7 days a week

 

Dad's Pizza Pad

123 Cypress Drive
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-789-3232
Pizza
Call for hours

 

Dairy Queen Brazier of Vivian

927 South Pine Street
Vivian, LA 71082
318-375-4678
Hamburgers, Ice Cream

 

Gotta Pizza

326 LA Highway 1 South
Oil City, LA 71061
318-995-6402
Pizza and Deli

 

Lighthouse Bar and Grill

1805 Blair Landing Road
Karnack, TX 75661
903-679-3896
Bar and Grill

 

Lisa's Landmark Grocery and Café

602 Old Mooringsport Road
Mooringsport, LA 71060
318-996-0555
Grill, home cooking

 

Outlaw Bar-B-Que

959 South Pine Street
Vivian, LA 71082
318-375-4622
BBQ, Cajun, open 7 days/week

 

Pelican Lodge Catfish Restaurant

9615 Pelican Lodge Road
Vivian, LA 71082
318-375-3076
Catfish/seafood restaurant

 

Pizza Hut

921 South Pine Street
Vivian, LA 71082
318-375-3911
Pizza

 

Relay Station

14335 Highway 1
Vivian, LA 71082
318-375-5144
Grill (see also under Gas Stations/Convenience Stores)

 

Scooter's Hide-Away Lounge/The Uncertain Tavern

4809 Broadway Street
Karnack, TX 75661
903-789-3982
Lounge, bar

 

Sonic Drive-In of Vivian

931 South Pine Street
Vivian, LA 71082
318-375-5031
Drive-in, burgers

 

Subway Restaurant

929 South Pine Street
Vivian, LA 71082
318-375-2423
Sandwiches

 

Uncertain Flea Market

Main Street
Uncertain, TX 75661
Food vendors inside the flea market (see also under Points of Interest)

 

The Uncertain General Store and Grill

5181 East Cypress Drive
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-789-3292
Grill (see also under Points of Interest)

 

 

 


Ace in the Hole

Ace in the Hole
14355 LA Highway 1
Vivian, LA 71082
Casino

 

By the Lake Park

North Croom Street
Mooringsport, LA 71060
318-996-7661
This small park, which sits on a bluff overlooking scenic Caddo Lake, provides picnic tables, swings, portable toilet, pier, and boat launching facilities. It is used primarily by fishermen and for family picnics. Located near the Historic Caddo Lake Drawbridge.

 

Caddo Lake Dam

8571 Crouch Dam Road
Mooringsport, LA 71060
www.mvk.usace.army.mil/lakes/la/caddo
Caddo Lake is a 25,400 acre lake and wetland located on the border between Texas and Louisiana. It is an internationally protected wetland under the RAMSAR treaty and is the largest natural fresh water lake in the South. It has the largest Cypress forest in the world. The current dam was constructed as a modification to provide for navigation, water supply, recreation, commercial fishing, preservation of existing land values and flood control. Caddo Lake Dam was completed in June 1971.

 

Caddo Lake State Park

245 Park Road 2
Karnack, TX 75661
903-679-3351
State Park

Earl G. Williamson Caddo Lake Park

11425 LA Highway 1
Oil City, LA 71061
318-995-7139
Camping, pier, boat launch, children’s playgrounds, showers with hot water

 

Historic Caddo Lake Drawbridge

LA Highway 538 at Caddo Lake
Mooringsport, LA 71060
318-929-2806
caddolakedrawbridge.com
1914 civil engineering landmark. Last surviving Waddell Vertical-lift bridge in Louisiana. Open to the pulbic daily. National Register listed.


Horace M. Downs Park

8571 Crouch Dam Road
Mooringsport, LA 71060
318-929-2806
next to Caddo Lake Dam, a great place for fishing and family picnics

 

Huddie “Leadbelly” Ledbetter Gravesite

Shiloh Baptist Church
10395 Blanchard-Latex Road
Mooringsport, LA 71060
318-929-7334

Noah Tyson Park

9300 Mira Myrtis Road
Rodessa, LA 71069
318-929-2806
off LA Highway 1 in Rodessa, LA, with boat launch, open to fishermen 24 hours/day

Childhood home of Mrs. Lyndon B. “Ladybird” Johnson
Karnack, TX

 

Historic Caddo Lake Drawbridge

LA Highway 538, over Caddo Lake
Mooringsport, LA 71060
caddobridg@aol.com

Huddie “Leadbelly” Ledbetter Grave
Shiloh Baptist Church
10395 Blanchard-Latex Road
Mooringsport, LA 71060
318-929-7334

 

Louisiana Oil and Gas Museum

200 South Land Avenue
Oil City, LA 71061
318-995-6845

 

Mini Museum of Mooringsport

Corner of Gremen and Croom
Mooringsport, LA 71060
318-996-7660, 318-996-7490, 318-996-7561, 318-996-7465
Call for hours

 

Mossy Brake Art Gallery

Mossy Brake Drive
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-789-3414
Inspired by the nature and wildlife of the region

 

Starr Family State Historic Site

407 West Travis Street
Marshall, TX 75670
903-935-3044

 

Uncertain Flea Market

Main Street
Uncertain, TX 75661
Third weekend of every month

 

The Uncertain General Store and Grill

5181 East Cypress Drive
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-789-3292
General store and gift store (see also under Restaurants)

 


Allen's Tour and Guide Service

9699 Pelican Lodge Road
Vivian, LA 71082
318-375-5847, 318-773-3985
2 bedroom/1 bath, furnished guest house available, as well as cabins and RV sites.

 

Caddo Grocery and Lake Tours

Route 2, Box 47C-1
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-789-3495
Narrated tours of scenic areas

Caddo Guide Service

168 North Mossy Brake Road
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-789-3268
billy@caddoguideservice.com
Fishing, duck hunting, birding, sightseeing

Caddo Lake Guide Service

6774 Spring Valley Drive
Shreveport, LA 71107
318-455-3437
caddoguide1@att.net
Licensed guide who fishes Caddo Lake 200+ days/year

Caddo Lake Photography & Photo Tours

6774 Spring Valley Drive
Shreveport, LA 71107
318-455-3437
caddoguide1@att.net
Specializing in Caddo Lake and its surroundings

 

Caddo Lake State Park

245 Park Road 2
Karnack, TX 75661
903-679-3351
Camping available for up to 8 people, as well as cabins that can easily accommodate up to 6.

 

Caddo Lake Steamboat Company

328 Bois D’Arcade Lane
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-789-3978
artboat@valornet.com
“The Graceful Ghost”, 1880s reproduction paddlewheel steamboat, whose Captains are a retired Navy officer and the only woman in America to hold an Unlimited Inland Master’s License and First Class Pilot’s License on the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Rivers

 

Caddo Lake/Red River Fishing Guide

P.O. Box 222
Uncertain, TX 75661
318-455-8210
Fishing and tour guide with over 30 years commercial fishing experience

Caddo Nature Tours
903-930-2156, 903-789-2300
Guided day or night scenic tours for birding, photography, adventure, nature or romance

 

Caddo Outback Backwater Tours

4511 Broadway
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-789-3384
Personalized tours, including night, gator, romantic and photography, as well as nature walks

 

Caddo Pro Bass Guide Service

4511 Broadway
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-789-3384
Personalized tours, including night, gator, romantic and photography, as well as nature walks

 

Crip’s Camp Marina

325 Goose Prairie Drive
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-789-3233
Boat rentals, boat launch, marina, fishing and hunting guides

 

Johnson’s Ranch Marina

5131 East Cypress Drive
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-789-3213
rdgar2013@yahoo.com
Boat launch, marina, fishing guide and tours

 

Leisure Time Guide Service

318-422-0426
peterdabass@aol.com
Fishing guide

 

Mike McKittrick (at Caddo Guide Service)

168 Mossy Brake Road
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-679-9666, 903-736-7313
Squirrel hunting and walking nature tours

 

Mystique Tours (inside Caddo Lake State Park)

245 Park Road 2
Karnack, TX 75661
903-679-3960, 903-930-2489
Custom tours for photographers, birdwatchers, naturalists, hunters, fishermen, with night tours available

 

Southpaw Guide Service

298 Harvell Dey Road
Doyline, LA 71023
318-464-2277
southpawguide@msn.com
Fishing guide

 

Tejas Guide Service

8201 US Highway 59 South
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-935-7874
e_tx_angler@yahoo.com
Licensed guide offering full and half-day trips for novice to expert anglers

 

Texas Canoe Rental (inside Caddo Lake State Park)

245 Park Road 2
Karnack, TX 75661
903-930-0075
info@texascanoerental.com
Full-time canoe rental and guided tours

 


Atlanta Memorial Hospital

1007 South William Street (Texas State Road 77)
Atlanta, TX 75551
903-799-3000
Healthcare facility with emergency services available, 26 miles from Karnack, TX

 

Caddo Grocery

312 Cypress Drive
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-789-3495
Grocery (see also under Restaurants)

Caddo Lake Grocery

Corner of TX Hwy 49 and
FM 727
Uncertain, TX 75661
903-672-3920
Grocery (see also under Restaurants)

Circle S Country Store

17353 FM 134
Karnack, TX 75661
903-679-3094
Gas Station/Convenience Store

E-Z Mart

201 LA Highway 1 North
Oil City, LA 71061
318-995-6501
Gas Station/Convenience Store

 

Fyffe’s Grocery Store

623 FM 2198
Karnack, TX 75661
903-679-3536
Gas Station, Grocery

 

Lisa’s Landmark Grocery and Café

602 Old Mooringsport Road
Mooringsport, LA 71060
318-996-0555
Gas Station, Grocery (see also under Restaurants)

 

Kwik Pantry

100 Highway 1 North
Vivian, LA 71082
318-995-6815
Gas Station/Convenience Store

 

North Caddo Medical Center

1000 South Spruce Street
Vivian, LA 71082
318-375-3235
Rural healthcare with emergency services available

 

Relay Station

14355 LA Highway 1
Vivian, LA 71082
318-375-5144
Gas Station/Convenience Store (see also under Restaurants)

 

The Run In Grocery & Bait

17571 State Highway 43 North
Karnack, TX 75661
903-679-3444
Gas Station, Grocery

 

Texaco

LA Highway 1
Vivian, LA 71082
318-375-5823
Gas Station/Convenience Store

 

The Triangle

10881 LA Highway 1
Mooringsport, LA 71060
318-995-0142
Gas Station/Convenience Store

 

Vivian Animal Hospital

14445 LA Highway 1
Vivian, LA 71082
318-375-5555
Animal Hospital