Traveling to Chimp Haven?

Recommendations for your trip to the Shreveport area.

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Please Be Aware

As a sanctuary, Chimp Haven is not open to the public daily. All visits to Chimp Haven require a scheduled event registration or a pre-booked tour.

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Where to Sleep

The Chimp Haven sanctuary is located approximately 40 minutes outside of Shreveport in Keithville, Louisiana. Shreveport is the closest city, and most out-of-town guests will choose to stay there during their visit. A personal car will be needed to travel from Shreveport to Chimp Haven.

Home2 Suites by Hilton

6650 Eastbank Drive, Shreveport, LA, 71105
(318) 666-9880

Why we recommend: This hotel, which opened in 2019, is near Whole Foods and Frank’s Pizza with easy access to area interstates.

Hilton Shreveport

104 Market Street, Shreveport, LA, 71101
(318) 698-0900

Why we recommend: Situated downtown, this hotel is in a convenient location for restaurant and bar access.

Where to Eat

*Indicates that vegan options are available.

Frank’s Pizza Napoletana*

6950 Fern Ave., Shreveport, LA, 71105

A Chimp Haven favorite with wood-fired pizzas, craft drinks, and special entrées.

Marilynn’s Place

4041 Fern Ave., Shreveport, LA, 71105

This converted gas station and casual Cajun-Creole eatery serves classic options like po’ boy sandwiches and housemade beignets.

Ki’ Mexico*

3839 Gilbert Dr., Shreveport, LA 71104

This small, family-run restaurant serves delicious Mexican fare with a twist – another Chimp Haven favorite.

Herby K’s

1833 Pierre Ave., Shreveport, LA 71103

This classic “hole in the wall” is known for its Louisiana seafood and ambiance.

Whole Foods Market*

1380 E 70th St., Shreveport, LA 71105

This location has all of your grocery needs, a salad bar, hot food bar, and coffee and juice station.

Fat Calf Brasserie

3030 Creswell Ave., Shreveport, LA 71104

French-inspired southern cuisine in a casual, upscale setting.

Zuzul Coastal Cuisine

1370 E 70th St., Shreveport, LA 71105

This restaurant specializes in fresh, seasonal, locally sourced seafood with great cocktails.

Lowder Baking Company

4019 Fern Ave. Suite 500, Shreveport, LA 71105

Local bakery with fresh-baked pastries, breads, cookies, sweets, and coffee bar.

Julie Anne’s Bakery & Café

825 Kings Hwy., Shreveport, LA 71104

Long-running bakery serving pastries, sweets, breakfast, and lunch options.