Boating Permit

Cross Lake is owned, operated and maintained by the City of Shreveport as a water supply reservoir for the city.

Act No. 31 of the 1910 Louisiana Legislature (APPENDIX I) transferred Cross Lake to the City of Shreveport as a water supply for the city and gave the city the authority to enact and enforce rules and regulations pertaining to Cross Lake.

Boat permits are required and may be obtained from the Cross Lake Patrol Office. The Cross Lake Patrol is responsible for enforcing city ordinances pertaining to Cross Lake. These regulations can be found at the following:

Municode Library

Shreveport Police Department – Cross Lake Patrol
Municipal Pier Rd.
Shreveport, LA 71119