Jennings, Louisiana: Gator Chateau

In 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

Address:
100 Rue de l'Acadie, Jennings, LA
Directions:
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.
Hours:
M0Sa 9-5, Feeding Jun-Sep 3:30 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
337-616-4311
Admission:
Free.
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Chateau des Cocodries - House of Alligators

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."

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