LSUA is set just seven miles south of Alexandria, Louisiana in the heart of the state.  There are numerous activities to do both on-campus and off.  There are museums, nightlife, outdoor events, golf and more.


Check out the list to the right of all the fun things there are to do on campus and in central Louisiana.

On Campus:


• Epps House: Solomon Northup's Gateway to Freedom

• Richard Gwartney Theatre

• Fitness Center

• Walking path

• Golf Course


Downtown Cultural District:

• Alexandria Museum of Art


• TREE House Children's Museum


• River Oaks Square Art Center


• Arna Bontemps African American Museum


• Louisiana History Museum


• Coughlin Saunders Performing Arts Center


• Hearn Stage Kress Theatre


• Rapides Symphony Orchestra


• City Park Players Community Theater


• Spectral Sisters Production



• Kent House Plantation


• Forts Buhlow and Randolph State Historic Sites


• Alexandria Zoological Park


• Bringhurst Golf Course


• OakWing Golf Club


• Links on the Bayou Golf Course


• Four Seasons Bowling Center


• Gone Wild Safari


• Tioga Heritage Park and Museum



Central Louisiana Region

• Southern Forest Heritage Museum


• Kisatchie National Forest

        • Kincaid Lake Recreation Area

        • Valentine Lake Recreation Area

        • Stuart Lake Recreation Area

        • Wild Azalea Trail, Lakeshore Trail, etc.

        • Claiborne Multi Use Trails

        • Long Leaf Vista

        • Kisatchie Bayou Recreation Area

        • Caroline Doorman Trail, Backbone Trail

        •Sandstone Multi Use Trail


• Alexander State Forest & Indian Creek Recreation Area


• Booker Fowler Fish Hatchery


• Chicot State Park


• Louisiana State Arboretum


• Hodges Gardens


• Paragon Casino

        • Music - Mari Center Showroom and Pelican Stage

        • Spa, golf course, cinema and arcade


• Tunica-Biloxi Tribal Museum and Cultural Resources Center


• Fox Theatre


• Waterways for fishing/boating

        • Cotile Lake

        • Lake Vernon

        • Cane River Lake

        • Lake Buhlow

        • Red River

        • Toledo Bend

        • Catahoula


• Canoeing