Jennings, Louisiana: Gator ChateauIn a small, air-conditioned building next to Louisiana's first oil derrick, visitors can see live alligators and pose with a baby gator. Formerly the Chateau des Cocodries.
Louisiana Oil and Gas Park
- 100 Rue de l'Acadie, Jennings, LA
- Gator Chateau, I-10 exit 64, go north on Hwy 26, left on north Frontage Rd, right onto Rue de l'Acadie into Louisiana Oil and Gas Park.
- M0Sa 9-5, Feeding Jun-Sep 3:30 pm. (Call to verify)
Visitor Tips and News About Gator Chateau
You can hold and pet live alligators! It's located right next to I-10, exit 64 in Jennings, LA.[Sheri, 08/21/2012]
Aside from a gator pit, baby gators and elderly snapping turtle, the park displays Louisiana's first oil derrick. Jennings is the "Cradle of Louisiana Oil."