Thursday, August 14, 2014

Five Fun & Free Things To Do

What make visiting any destination a little sweeter? - Finding cool things to do around town that don't cost you a dime. Who doesn't love FUN and and who doesn't love FREE?! Check out this list of five fun and free things you must do during your visit to Ruston, LA!

Catch an outdoor event or concert in Railroad Park. Located in Downtown Ruston, historic Railroad Park is the perfect place to gather around and hear area musicians check out local artists display during and art crawl. Events run throughout the year so check out for listings.

Railroad Park
Downtown Ruston, LA
Play a game of Frisbee golf in Garland Gregory Hideaway Park. Gather friends for an afternoon of fun and fierce competition.
The park is open daily from dawn til dusk and includes pavilions and picnic areas. It's located near Louisiana Tech's campus and provides endless opportunities for outdoor entertainment. 

Garland Gregory Hideaway Park
Ruston, LA

Peruse the exhibits at the university student art galleries. Visit Louisiana Tech University and Grambling State University for a look inside these young creative minds. LA Tech's School of Art Gallery and GSU's Dunbar Gallery truly showcase the talent of art students in Lincoln Parish.

       Cindy Gibson                                    Nadine Saylor
    Abitante del Mare                             10,000 Breaths
  MC Davis

Visit James Lake Birding Trail. Calling all nature enthusiasts! 
View a wide variety of birds in this outdoor paradise. 
James Lake Birding Trail is one of Louisiana's best places to enjoy bird watching with three locations to check out these beautiful creatures - the viewing platform, the bridge and the lake's wooded walking trail. 

James Lake
Dubach, LA

Visit the Autrey House. They're open on the third Saturday and Sunday of March through October. The Autrey House Museum is
a dogtrot style home build in 1849, and is believed to be the oldest surviving structure in Lincoln Parish.

The Autrey House
Dubach, LA

 Tell us about your adventures in #RustonLA!