To report a hazard or any other dangerous happenings on the Red River, please contact the two agencies below and the local Sherrif's office where the incident has occurred.

USCG Sector Lower Mississippi River (SLMR)
2 Auction Avenue
Memphis, TN 38105
Voice: 901-521-4824
Fax: 901-544-3886

Red River Waterway Commission
1-800-874-9431
Email -
mikeboydstun@redriverwaterway.com
Email -
kenguidry@redriverwaterway.com

For complete information on the river, visit www.rivergages.com.

 


 

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.