Just a short walk or bike ride from Huffman House, bed and breakfast there are many things to do such as shopping, dining, art galleries and museums. When asked about the top things to do in Minden antique shopping always rises to the top of the list with Second Hand Rose (now closed) a fun and unique antique shop leading the way. Antiques and Art on Main seams to rank a close second when it comes to things to do in Minden. This poplar Antique store also features local artists and is part of the Louisiana Antique Trail. This art gallery is both fun and interesting. Art and shopping not for you because your looking to get back to nature. Minden has things to do
for you starting with Caney Likes Recreation Area with miles of walking / hiking trails, fishing and boating.Caney Lakes Recreation Area, located in the Kisatchie National Forest north of Minden in Webster Parish is in northwestern Louisiana. This wonderful park offers opportunities for bicycling,picnicking,camping, swimming, water skiing, as well as hunting. A triathlon is held annually in August. Surrounded by wooded hills, the shoreline is easily accessed, and the landscape is beautiful and tranquil.
Though there are two lakes – Upper and Lower Caney – most refer to the park in the singular. Lower Caney is the larger and more visited unit closer to the main entrance. The Sugar Cane National Recreation Trail, named for the sugar cane that once grew in the area, winds its way around Lower Caney.