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Cross Lake In Louisiana

Cross Lake, Louisiana

Boating, camping and fishing at Cross Lake

Located on the western outskirts of Shreveport, LA, Cross Lake, aka Shreveport Lake is an easy getaway for boating, water recreation activities and fishing. This 8,800-acre lake has over 50 miles of shoreline and has four boat ramps available to the public. Two marinas on the lake serve the public boating needs. Rent a boat or bring your own and spend a day enjoying the great views plus some excellent fishing opportunities. The lake provides fishing options for a variety of fish species including hybrid stripers, crappies, bass, and multiple species of sunfish. Gar and bowfin also reside in the lake. A fishing pier is free for public use and several areas around the lake are accessible for fishing from the bank. Kayaks and canoes are ideal for accessing much of the shallow-water fishing areas. Moss-covered cypress trees and aquatic vegetation provide the primary cover for bass, crappie, sunfish and baitfish..

Cross Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NEARBY
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: YES


Shreveport-Bossier City KOA Campground - 318 687-1010

TA RV Park - 318 938-6360

Southern Living RV Park - 318 938-1808

Cross Lake Map


Fish species found in Cross Lake include largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, green sunfish, longear sunfish, redear sunfish, warmouth, hybrid striped bass, bowfin, longnose gar and spotted gar.

Largemouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Green Sunfish Longear Sunfish Redear Sunfish Warmouth Sunfish Hybrid Striped Bass Bowfin Longnose gar Spotted gar

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Cross Lake Information
Richard Fleming Park
7919 West Lakeshore Dr.
Shreveport, LA 71107
318 929-2806

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