Covington, Louisiana: Insta-Gator Ranch

Pet an alligator, tour a gator barn filled with 300+ alligators, etc. In August you can hold gator eggs while they hatch.

74645 Allen Rd, Covington, LA
From Covington drive northeast on Hwy 21 for five miles. Turn right onto Hwy 1084. Drive 1.5 miles. Turn right at the stop sign onto Hwy 1083. Drive one mile. Continue straight through the stop sign. You'll quickly see the entrance on the right.
Daily 10:30-4:30 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $18.
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Insta-Gator Ranch

We didn't get to hatch a gator egg the day we went, but man did we have fun anyway. Lots of facts and information about alligators. We got to feed gators marshmallows, held a gator for a picture, and the best thing was catching foot-long gators in the pool.

[Jennifer Nugent, 08/16/2020]
Insta-Gator Ranch

Home to more than 2,000 gators. You can pet an alligator and tour a gator barn (filled with 300+ alligators), and, in August, hold gator eggs while they hatch! There's also a deadly Nile crocodile on display. They explain alligator conservation in a fun way, as well as the importance of the alligator ranching industry. Gift shop sells gator leather, meat, and more.

[Curlingmomma, 11/24/2016]

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