Red River Waterway Commission
P.O. Box 776
5941 Hwy 1 Bypass
Natchitoches, LA 71458
Toll Free: 1-800-874-9431
Report Hazards on the Red River:
To report a hazard or any other dangerous situation or issue on the Red River, please contact the United States Coast Guard, the Red River Waterway Commission, and the local Sheriff’s office where the incident has occurred.
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|Red River Waterway Commission (800) 874-9431
North (Shreveport gauge)
When river levels reach 18 with a predicted continual rise, the public boat ramps in Caddo and Bossier Parishes will close. These include the ramps at the Bishop Point, Teague Parkway, Stoner Avenue, and North Caddo/Bossier recreation areas.
Central (Coushatta gauge)
When river levels reach 27 with a predicted continual rise, the public boat ramps from Red River Parish (Coushatta) to Grant Parish (Colfax) will close. These include the ramps at the Coushatta, Red Oak Lake, Grand Ecore, Natchitoches, St. Maurice, Montgomery, Red Bayou near Cloutierville, and Colfax recreation areas.
South (Alexandria gauge)
When river levels reach 23 with a predicted continual rise, the public boat ramps in Rapides and Avoyelles parishes will close. These include the ramps at the Boyce, Fort Buhlow, Alexandria Levee Park, Lock and Dam #2, Brouillette, and Ben Routh recreation areas. Boat ramps are open during daylight hours.