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.
- M-Sa 9-5, Feeding Jun-Sep 3:30 pm. (Call to verify)
Visitor Tips and News About Gator Chateau
Gator Chateau is currently rehabilitating 14 gators. Visitors can still hold baby gators. Great place, with no fee to enter.[Sumoflam, 02/18/2017]
Gator Chateau: Beautiful park area to enjoy![Robin Cohea, 04/11/2016]
Gator Chateau Fun stop right off the highway. Along with the gators, there's a large playground and a paved path around a pond to stretch your legs. [JC, 03/16/2015]
April 2016: Photo added.
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."