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Fun attractions, local culture and the great outdoors provide many exciting things to do in Baton Rouge.

Capital Region residents know the meaning of the phrase “work hard, play hard.” In addition to a strong economy and many convenient places to live, there are a number of fun and exciting things to do in Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas.

Whether it involves going for a walk around the LSU Lakes or bringing man’s best friend to one of the region’s well-manicured dog parks, there are a variety of ways to enjoy the outdoors in the Baton Rouge area. Residents also enjoy a number of top museums and exhibits, art shows, concerts and festivals that draw thousands of visitors annually to the Capital Region. With such a diverse range of attractions, there are many exciting things to do in Baton Rouge.          


BREC, the recreation and park system for East Baton Rouge Parish, maintains more than 190 parks across the Baton Rouge area while offering programs of leisure activities and sports leagues for residents to enjoy.