J. Bennett Johnston Waterway


The J. Bennett Johnston Waterway, formerly known as the Red River Waterway, LA, contains five locks and dams on the Red River: LD 1 L.C. - Boggs Lock and Dam; LD 2 - J.H. Overton Lock and Dam; LD 3 - Lock and Dam No. 3; LD 4 - Russell B. Long Lock and Dam; and, LD 5 - Joe D. Waggonner Jr. Lock and Dam. The project is operated by the Corps of Engineers and the Red River Waterway Commission. There are fishing, boating, picnicking, and bird watching opportunities at the recreation areas. Many recreation areas are still being developed and two visitor centers are planned. The Grand Ecore Visitor Center is located in the Lock and Dam No. 3 Pool.






3505 SOUTH GRAND ST Monroe, LA 71202-5273


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