13894 Highway 165
Kinder, LA 70648
Phone: (337) 738-3240
Fax: (337) 738-3241
Perkins Ferry Park is a recreational oasis in Calcasieu Parish. This scenic lakeside park is ideal for walking, hiking, bird-watching and picnics.
Sam Houston Jones State Park is a sprawling 1087-acre (439-hectare) natural oasis. Named after the state's 37th governor, this picturesque landscape is replete with hiking trails, bird-watching spots and water sports amenities.
Located in downtown, the Children's Museum offers an array of interactive exhibits, workshops and programs for kids that are educational and fun. Befriend Iggy Iguana at the Nature Center, climb the Horizontal Rock Wall, and learn Bernoulli's Principle in the physics room, among fascinating activities.
Millennium Park is a great place for family recreation. Located by the lake, this scenic park features a playground, climbing areas and water sprinklers.
Imperial Calcasieu Museum is a major hub for visual arts in Southwest Louisiana. It organizes an array of exhibitions, events and educational programs that provide a platform for emerging and established artists.
Prien Lake Park is nestled on the banks of its namesake lake. Perfect for family recreation, its features include an amphitheater, picnic area, walking paths and playgrounds.
Enjoy a fun day-out with your family at the Bicentennial Park. This park features a splash pad and multiple playgrounds for your recreation. In addition to this, it has biking trails, fitness spots, pavilions and a play area for children.
With a seasonal swimming pool and a multitude of sports facilities, Center Circle Park is one of the most visited in the city. There's an expansive playground as well as facilities like tennis courts, basketball courts as well as numerous picnic areas.
A stage for renowned artists like Buffalo Bill, Enrico Caruso and Clark Gable in the past, the Grand Opera House of the South was built in the early 1900s and was the toast of the town until it closed down in 1939. With a view to revive the tradition of hosting such events, the opera house was opened after elaborate renovations in 2008 and since then has hosted numerous gigs, community theater and operas and other cultural events. Acoustically splendid, the opera house has hosted popular artists like Chubby Checker, Donny Edwards and D. J. Fontana, who have charmed the audience with their performances in recent times. View the venues calender to know more about upcoming events.
Enjoy a relaxing day with your loved ones at Duson Park. This lush green park houses multiple basketball courts and a play area for children. Come alone to enjoy the peace and calm or get your family and friends for a picnic.
Located near the City Hall, J.D. Miller Recording Studio speaks about the history of music industry. This museum exhibits photographs, videos and artifacts from the veteran musician J.D. Miller’s life. The showcased collection takes you through his career chart, from being an amateur to a famous music icon.
A tour through the Rice Interpretive Center gives you insights on the different stages of rice farming. Situated in the city with many rice mills, the Rice Interpretive Center exhibits artifacts reflecting the step-by-step account of the growth and farming of rice.