PRESCRIBED BURN NOTICE: Prescribed or controlled burn to take place at Howell Community Park tentatively starting Thursday, January 19, 2023 depending on the weather Please do not report incidents of smoke or fire in Howell Community Park. The burn has been approved by the local fire department. Click here to learn more about prescribed burns

Jefferson Highway Park

Jefferson Highway Park

Adult Leisure Centers | All Parks | Neighborhood Park | Recreation Centers

5.0 Acres - Jefferson Highway Park underwent renovation as part of the Imagine Your Parks strategic plan. The construction, completed at the end of 2016, yielded new features that appeal to a variety of interests. Two sand volleyball courts with a foot-washing station and bleachers were added, a new outdoor event and play space was constructed with a reception plaza, architectural lighting, landscaping, seating and a a new playground. The Recreation Center was heavily renovated to include new program spaces and a large event space ideal for many events such as weddings, receptions, conferences and community gatherings. 


  • Basketball - Outdoor Court
  • Pavilion
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Sand Volleyball Court
  • Tennis Court (Lighted)
  • Walking Track/Loop – Outdoor


For more information about this park, please contact:
Facility: 225-960-2991


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8133 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Facility: 225-960-2991


Daily, from sunrise to sunset.
Recreation Center:
Mon: Closed
Tues-Fri: 4-8 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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