Louisiana State Arboretum State Preservation Area

The J.D. 'Prof' LaFleur Nature Center at the Arboretum
The J.D. 'Prof' LaFleur Nature Center at the Arboretum
The Arboretum's trails lead through a variety of foliage, offering a unique look at Louisiana's natural resources.
The Arboretum's trails lead through a variety of foliage, offering a unique look at Louisiana's natural resources.

Location

1300 Sudie Lawton Ln.
Ville Platte LA 70586

Located within Chicot State Park. The only State Park preservation area, with plants marked throughout the six miles of trails. New Visitor Center, Caroline Dormon Lodge, exhibits, tours, programs, etc. The State's Arboretum is a living museum of trees. Features nature trails & educational programs year-round. Tours available for groups of 10 or more.

Daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Amenities

Activities
  • Backpacking
  • Birding
  • Natural Wildlife Viewing
  • Swamp Walks
General Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Free Admission
  • Handicapped Accessible
Parking
  • Bus Parking
Parks & Trails
  • Hiking/Nature Trail
  • Lakes, Bayous & Rivers
  • Nature Interpretive Center
  • Nature Preserve
  • State Park

Contact

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